Research in practice

Saccharomyces boulardii is a well-researched immunobiotic, which has been shown to restore intestinal integrity and potentially reduce pathogenic gut microbiota.

Aug 11, 17

Abdominal pain is one of the most common diagnoses in hospitalised children and the leading symptom in child and adolescent GIT diseases. It is also a common symptom of SIBO. 

Aug 04, 17

Theories surrounding when is the best time to take a probiotic supplement in order to yield the best, actionable benefits has long been a source of contention. One recently published study has highlighted that there seems to be little difference to the measurable outcomes. 

Jul 21, 17

What are the differences in gut bacteria from an obese person to a lean person? Scientists are starting to explore this further.

Jul 14, 17

A robust systematic review and meta-analysis has revealed regular vitamin D supplementation is strongly protective against acute respiratory infections (ARIs), including colds and flu.

Jul 07, 17

A 2016 Cochrane review suggests that yoga may have a beneficial effect on the symptoms and quality-of-life (QOL) in people with asthma. Yoga has its foundation in movement, but equally central to yogic practice and its benefits is the breathing, or pranayama.

Jun 30, 17
Anxious little girl

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) tends to commence in late childhood to early adolescence and, whilst not yet proven, it is believed that genetic susceptibility may play a role in its development.

Jun 23, 17
Woman checking for hair loss in the mirror

A recent randomised case-control study examined whether low zinc levels were evident in new and resistant cases of alopecia areata (AA), with positive results.

Jun 16, 17

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