Probiotics Can Affect More Than Just Digestion

Probiotics—the good bacteria that live in your gut and that are also found in yogurt and dietary supplements—have been shown in a variety of studies to improve digestion, but new research shows they can do much more. A study published in January 2012 in the FASEB...

Probiotics Aid in the Treatment of Childhood Constipation

Background Constipation in children is a very common occurrence, affecting roughly 10 percent of children. It is characterized by bowel movements occurring less frequently than usual or stool that tends to be hard, dry, and difficult and painful to pass. The following...

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