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Published on BioPortfolio: 2018-06-19T02:41:12-0400
The investigators propose a maltodextrin-controlled cross over experimental medicine study that aims to examine the role of the immune system in cognitive processes and weight gain in 40 a...
The aim of the study is to compare the effects of prebiotics versus placebo on blood concentrations of glucagon-like peptide-1 in subjects with diabetes type 2.
Recently, there has been an emerging interest in how manipulating gut microbiota (which is composed by microorganisms living in our digestive system) can influence learning, memory and cog...
Rationale: According to the WHO, iron deficiency is still the most common and widespread nutritional disorder in the world. Current iron supplements have limitations in terms of bioavaila...
Allergies are increasing worldwide affecting 30-40% of the population. Among this, Atopic Dermatitis (AD) is the earliest and the most common manifestation of allergic diseases (prevalence...
Schizophrenia is among the top half of the 25 leading causes of disabilities worldwide with a 10-20 year decrease in life expectancy. Ineffective pharmacotherapy in the management of cognitive defic...
Elimination of antibiotic growth promoters from poultry production has encouraged intensive search for relevant alternatives. Prebiotics are proposed as efficient replacements to stimulate colonizatio...
There is a growing interest in probiotic, prebiotic and synbiotic supplements for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). However, a systematic review and evaluation is lacking. The purpose of the...
Probiotics and prebiotics have become an object of intense research, to identify methods of mitigating oxidative stress. Over the past few years, the number of in vitro and in vivo studies, related to...
Recent studies have highlighted the importance of developing a multimodal therapeutic strategy for cancer cachectic patients. Considering the central role of metabolism and anorexia in this disease, o...
Nutritional supplements combining PROBIOTICS (bacteria) and PREBIOTICS (sugars).
Non-digestible food ingredients mostly of a carbohydrate base that improve human health by selectively stimulating the growth and/or activity of existing bacteria in the colon.
Misunderstanding among individuals, frequently research subjects, of scientific methods such as randomization and placebo controls.
Periplasmic proteins that bind MALTOSE and maltodextrin. They take part in the maltose transport system of BACTERIA.
An effect usually, but not necessarily, beneficial that is attributable to an expectation that the regimen will have an effect, i.e., the effect is due to the power of suggestion.