Navigation Links
June 2009 Mayo Clinic Health Letter Highlights Probiotics, Carotid Artery and Breast Cancer Treatments
Date:7/7/2009

ROCHESTER, Minn., July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Here are highlights from the June issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter. You may cite this publication as often as you wish. Reprinting is allowed for a fee. Mayo Clinic Health Letter attribution is required. Include the following subscription information as your editorial policies permit: Visit www.HealthLetter.MayoClinic.com or call toll-free for subscription information, 1-800-333-9037, extension 9771.

Probiotics: Bacteria That Offer Health Benefits

ROCHESTER, Minn. -- Not all bacteria are bad. Human digestive tracts are loaded with trillions of bacteria that aren't harmful and can be beneficial or even crucial to health.

The June issue of Mayo Clinic Health Letter delves into probiotics -- foods and supplements that contain so-called friendly bacteria and what's known about how they might benefit health.

Probiotics seem to change how the immune system reacts to invading microorganisms. They may compete with harmful bacteria or enhance the immune system. Also, they may help calm the immune system's overreaction in ways not fully understood. And they may help restore or maintain proper bacteria balance in the intestines, which can be upset by antibiotics or invading microorganisms.

Well-done studies suggest that probiotics are effective in treating and possibly preventing diarrhea, caused by antibiotics or certain infections, or that occurs during travel. Strains of lactobacillus and Saccharomyces boulardii seem to be the most effective bacteria to treat diarrhea.

The evidence is less conclusive in other areas, such as whether probiotics might reduce symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome or prevent vaginal or bladder infections. But studies haven't shown any harm
'/>"/>

SOURCE Mayo Clinic
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Related medicine news :

1. Can a Contact Lens Cure Nearsightedness? Five-Year Clinical Study Testing Corneal Reshaping Therapy as Possible Method to Arrest Myopia
2. ERT Launches New Online Gateway to Improve Cardiac Safety in Clinical Trials
3. Pharmasset Nominates PSI-938 as a New Nucleotide Analog Inhibitor of Hepatitis C for Preclinical Development
4. NCI Renews Mayo Clinic Cancer Center Support Grant, Extends Comprehensive Status
5. NCI renews Mayo Clinic Cancer Center support grant, extends comprehensive status
6. Mindray to Attend the 2009 American Association for Clinical Chemistry Conference
7. Materials and Processes for Medical Devices Event Brings Clinicians, Engineers, Designers Together
8. Hard To Treat Diseases (HTDS) Clinical Trial Update on Therapeutic effects of Combined Treatment With Ribavirin And Tiazofurin
9. NetMotion Wireless Enhances Mobile Productivity and Security at Wichita Clinic
10. Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation awards $2.7M to 7 top young clinical investigators
11. CVS/pharmacy and MinuteClinic Receive Award of Excellence from National Influenza Vaccine Summit
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/25/2015)... Sports controversies continue to revolve around issues of abuse ... case with the Miami Dolphins and Richie Incognito, or off the ... Rice domestic abuse case. In a recent episode of SCI ... implications of locker room culture on teams. He examines what worked ... do to improve the locker room as a work place. ...
(Date:4/24/2015)... Will County, Illinois (PRWEB) April 24, 2015 ... 2015 event includes septic tank pumping ( http://www.zeitersseptics.com/multi-customer-discount.html ) ... of 3-customers to start the program. This does not ... may be applicable. Save $25-$65 per person. If someone ... Aerobic/Mechanical unit, or two tanks totaling approximately 2500 gallons ...
(Date:4/24/2015)... York (PRWEB) April 24, 2015 ... move forward in the federal multidistrict litigation underway ... According to court documents, the parties involved in ... April 16th detailing, among other things, preparation for ... that counsel for both plaintiffs and defendants have ...
(Date:4/24/2015)... Carinsurancequotesinfo.com has released a new blog post has ... qualify for auto insurance as a single parent. ... online, without having to follow a special process. The ... reduce their auto insurance expenses. The tips are presented ... , Clients can now visit an insurance brokerage website ...
(Date:4/24/2015)... St. Joseph, Missouri (PRWEB) April 24, 2015 ... solutions for veterinarians , UGA is now proud to ... oversee the care of 16,000 animals a year. This ... afford care for their animals. , After providing ... of Missouri Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH) wanted to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:David Steele Discusses Locker Room Culture on SCI TV 2Health News:David Steele Discusses Locker Room Culture on SCI TV 3Health News:Zeiter's Septics Inc. Offers Multi Customer Septic Tank Cleaning Program in Cook, Putnam & Will Counties in May 2015 2Health News:Zeiter's Septics Inc. Offers Multi Customer Septic Tank Cleaning Program in Cook, Putnam & Will Counties in May 2015 3Health News:Federal Lipitor Lawsuits Progress, as New Status Report Details Preparation for Upcoming Bellwether Trials 2Health News:Federal Lipitor Lawsuits Progress, as New Status Report Details Preparation for Upcoming Bellwether Trials 3Health News:Auto Insurance Discounts for Single Parents - How to Qualify for Low Rates 2Health News:University of Missouri Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital Teams with UGA 2
... The National,Osteoporosis Foundation (NOF) has teamed up ... tour starting September 8th and culminating on,October 20th, ... to Start Right, Stay Strong for bone health. ... that offers individuals information on bone,health, exercise, and ...
... Health Accountability Foundation,s Report Card Provides Information on ... Quality, Mortality, Cost, LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Sept. 6 ... New Jersey have a unique new tool for evaluating,the ... State Health,Accountability Foundation,s first New York Regional Health Care ...
... Stryker Corporation,(NYSE: SYK ) announced that it ... at 4:30 p.m., Eastern Time, to discuss the Company,s,operating ... provide an,operational update. Operating results for the quarter ended ... day. Stephen P. MacMillan, President and Chief Executive ...
... in the stomach, this combo encourages carcinogens, study suggests ... is present in the stomach, vitamin C transforms from ... research suggests. , Researchers at Western Infirmary in Glasgow, ... (fat) in the upper stomach, which is particularly vulnerable ...
... Hospital have diagnosed two patients affected with vocal cord ... to irritating agents that are breathed in at the ... cases of patients with occupational vocal dysfunction. , Vocal ... in the vocal cords when inhaling. Under normal conditions, ...
... Two new issue briefs from,HealthFitness (OTC Bulletin Board: ... employer partners to create a culture of health. ... America Embraces New Culture of Health" features,HealthFitness CEO ... proactive vision for corporations to address the high ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:National Osteoporosis Foundation Teams Up With Ladies Home Journal Magazine to Launch a 10-city Mall Walk Tour 2Health News:First New York/New Jersey Health Care Report Card Released 2Health News:First New York/New Jersey Health Care Report Card Released 3Health News:First New York/New Jersey Health Care Report Card Released 4Health News:First New York/New Jersey Health Care Report Card Released 5Health News:Stryker To Host Conference Call on October 17, 2007 2Health News:Vitamin C Plus Fat Might Spur Cancer 2Health News:Vocal cord dysfunction may be caused by work 2Health News:HealthFitness CEO Supports Move Toward Cultural Shift, and Science-Based Health Management Programming 2Health News:HealthFitness CEO Supports Move Toward Cultural Shift, and Science-Based Health Management Programming 3
(Date:4/24/2015)... 2015 In today,s ever-changing and increasingly ... the world to access diverse skill sets, set ... are many areas to misstep in the process ... practices are necessary and beneficial in order to ... to research by benchmarking firm, Best Practices, LLC, ...
(Date:4/24/2015)... April 24, 2015  Span-America Medical Systems, Inc. ... its fiscal 2015 second quarter results on Thursday, April ... The company will conduct a conference call ... to review the company,s financial and operating results for ... broadcast of the conference call will be available ...
(Date:4/24/2015)... 2015 Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/pmbmv2/global_biobanking ... Biobanking Market 2015-2019" report to their offering. ... grow at a CAGR of 7.07% over the period ... divided into two segments: Equipment and Consumables. This report ... the Global Biobanking market for the period 2015-2019. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Work Around the Clock: Building Effective Global Capabilities 2Global Biobanking Market Report 2015-2019 - Increase in Strategic Collaborations with Beckman Coulter, Tecan & Thermo Fischer Scientific Dominating 2
... 2011 Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Nasdaq: ... care and gastroenterology markets, today announced fourth quarter and full ... For the three months ended December 31, 2010, net revenue ... corresponding period in 2009. This quarterly revenue growth was largely ...
... Hill-Rom Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: HRC ) today ... immediately. "I am pleased to have someone of ... Mark Guinan, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of ... will contribute to the solid financial leadership of our company ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Financial Results 2Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Financial Results 3Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Financial Results 4Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Financial Results 5Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Financial Results 6Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Financial Results 7Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Financial Results 8Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Financial Results 9Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Financial Results 10Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Financial Results 11Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Financial Results 12Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Financial Results 13
... Varicella-Zoster Virus (VZV) IgG Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent ... and quantitative determination of IgG antibody to ... specimens may be used for the determination ... convalescent, may be used to demonstrate seroconversion ...
... Inc. Mumps IgG ELISA test system is ... IgG antibody in human serum. When performed ... this test, together with other clinical information, ... status, and/or aid in the diagnosis of ...
... Mumps IgM Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay ... qualitative detection of IgM antibody ... for the determination of immunological ... this kit have not been ...
The CALBIOTECH, INC. (CBI), Mumps IgM ELISA tests system is an enzyme linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) for the detection of IgM class antibodies to Mumps in human serum or plasma....
Medicine Products: