Engineered probiotic can 'sense' inflammatory bowel disease

Northwestern Medicine scientists have developed an engineered probiotic capable of detecting inflammatory bowel disease, according to a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.


Engineered probiotic developed to treat multiple sclerosis

Researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital, a founding member of the Mass General Brigham health care system, have designed a probiotic to suppress autoimmunity in the brain, which occurs when the immune system attacks ...


An important step toward next-generation probiotics

One of the beneficial gut bacteria residing in the human gut, which normally cannot survive in an environment with oxygen, can now be made oxygen-tolerant. This is a key finding in the development of future probiotic treatment ...


Fermented vegetables found to positively impact gut health

Fermented foods have grown in popularity and are widely consumed, in part due to claims regarding their positive effect on digestive health. However, these claims lack sufficient scientific support, especially for lacto-fermented ...


Probiotics are good for more than your gut

Many people turn to probiotics for their digestive woes, but a preliminary study suggests that what's good for gut may also be good for the aging brain.


Postbiotics: The new kid in the gut health family

When it comes to our health, most of us have heard of prebiotics and probiotics and know something about their benefits to our digestive system (even if it's hard to tell them apart), but what about postbiotics?

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