27 05, 2022

Probiotics: a strategy to consider for the management of allergic rhinitis

2022-05-31T09:33:10+02:0027 May 2022|Non classé|Comments Off on Probiotics: a strategy to consider for the management of allergic rhinitis

Allergic rhinitis affects a quarter of French people. Can probiotics come to the rescue of these people to relieve them? What is allergic rhinitis? Allergic rhinitis (AR) is the most common manifestation of respiratory allergy. It occurs: Seasonally ("seasonal rhinitis" or "hay fever"); Or throughout the year ("persistent rhinitis" or "perennial rhinitis"). AR is one of the most common diseases in the world. On average, it affects 20-30% of adults and up to 40% of children. It is a major inflammatory disease because of its high prevalence, health impact and costs. Drug intervention is often required to improve AR. However, conventional [...]

18 02, 2022

Coffee: a drink that impacts digestion and microbiota?

2022-02-18T09:39:37+01:0018 February 2022|Digest, Non classé, That's your concern, The Science|Comments Off on Coffee: a drink that impacts digestion and microbiota?

Ground, bean, pod or capsule, coffee is one of the most consumed drinks in the world. However, is this drink beneficial or harmful to health, especially to the gut microbiota? Astrid Nehlig, research director at INSERM*, has carried out a review of the scientific literature published in Nutrients, on the impact of coffee on the gastrointestinal tract. No less than 194 publications were analyzed! In this article, we will only focus on its beneficial effects on digestion and the intestinal microbiota. Coffee to help you digest According to Astrid Nehlig's findings, moderate coffee consumption (3 to 5 cups per day according [...]

22 01, 2021

Probiotics: a preventive strategy against coronavirus?

2021-08-18T10:03:37+02:0022 January 2021|Immunity, Non classé, The Science|Comments Off on Probiotics: a preventive strategy against coronavirus?

Since the arrival of the coronavirus, scientists have been looking for ways to contain the virus. Probiotics could be a preventive strategy according to Eric Giannoni and his colleagues, where they detail their arguments in a scientific article. We are living in a special period, marked by the arrival of the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19 or SARS-Cov-2. Many strategies have been put in place to limit its spread, such as containment, wearing a mask, social distancing, hygiene, screening... Nevertheless, it is progressing throughout the world, and health care structures are under great strain. COVID-19 is a contagious virus that causes [...]

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