Your gut plays an important role in building your immune defences. Don't neglect it.
Probiotics sold in tablets or capsules don't need to be refrigerated to work.
You want to encourage the growth of good bacteria in your gut to improve health. But which foods should you eat to do that? It turns out that nutritional labels aren't much help figuring that out.
Probiotics might avert a case of diarrhoea, or they could mean your gut takes longer to return to normal.
Certain gut microbes have been associated with certain diseases, but a new study finds that the pattern of microbes is consistent across a range of diseases.
In this clinical trial, the first of its kind, physicians explore whether directly applying a 'good' strain of bacteria to the skin can heal eczema
Six scientists on the supplements they take every day and why they take them.
Crop probiotics are natural, eco-friendly and could provide huge benefits for Australian farmers. But our loose regulations means genuine products are competing with snake oil.
The make-up of your gut bacteria will determine whether or not you put on weight.
There's more to fermented foods than a good meal. Scientists are learning just how such foods encourage the growth of probiotics and how this keeps people healthy.
Most people are aware of the benefits of breastmilk, but few are aware of the risks.