Heat-inactivated #Bifidobacterium bifidum MIMBb75 (SYN-HI-001) in the treatment of #irritable bowel syndrome: a multicentre, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial

Bifidobacterium bifidum MIMBb75 is one of a few probiotic strains that have been shown to be effective in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and its symptoms. Non-viable strains might have advantages over viable bacteria for product stability and standardisation, as well as for tolerability because safety concerns have been raised for specific patient groups who are susceptible to infection.. ..Patients were screened between … Continue reading Heat-inactivated #Bifidobacterium bifidum MIMBb75 (SYN-HI-001) in the treatment of #irritable bowel syndrome: a multicentre, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial

Association Between Lifetime Affective Symptoms and Premature Mortality

Associations between affective problems (anxiety and depression) and premature mortality have been demonstrated among psychiatric, medical, and community-based samples and across many causes of death.. ..Of 3001 study members (1509 [50.3%] female, 1492 [49.7%] male), 235 individuals (7.8%) died over a 15-year follow-up. After adjustment for sex, those who experienced case-level affective symptoms 1, 2, and 3 to 4 times had 76%, 87%, and 134% … Continue reading Association Between Lifetime Affective Symptoms and Premature Mortality