Dietary supplementation with live microorganisms.

  • anti-gastrointestinal diseases
  • anti-urinary tract infections (UTI)
  • Lactobacillus jensenii engineered to secrete functional 2-domain CD4 (2D CD4) can inhibit HIV-1 infectivity in vitro and may enhance vaginal protection
  • in Sweden probiotics are routinely prescribed after surgery to help boost patients' immune systems and counter any stomach upsets that are triggered by antibiotics
  • the friendly bugs may also prove useful against diarrhoea, colitis and bowel cancer

  • Probiotic bacteria incorporated into food can confeer a range of health benefits

    Web resources : Probiotic therapy

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