MegaSporeBiotic™ and Triglyceride Levels

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We are pleased to announce that our recent study, Efficacy of Spore-Forming Bacilli Supplementation in Patients with Mild to Moderate Elevation of Triglycerides: A 12-Week Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial, has just been published in Integrative Medicine: A Clinician’s Journal. Approximately 1/3 of the population has elevated triglyceride levels (> 150 mg/dL) in the bloodstream, or hypertriglyceridemia (HT). In addition to …

MegaSporeBiotic™ and Hepatoprotection Study

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Acetaminophen (APAP) is one of the most popular pain-relieving and fever-reducing medications in the world. However, metabolizing this drug is a costly biological process which creates toxic byproducts that damage the liver. In fact, acetaminophen use is the #1 cause of liver toxicity in the US and Europe.1 We are excited to announce that our latest study, Probiotic Bacillus Spores …

Microbiome Labs Publishes MegaSporeBiotic™ + MegaPre™ Synbiotic Study

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September 12, 2019 In 2018, MegaSporeBiotic™ and MegaPre™ were used in a gut model study using SHIME® (Simulator of the Human Intestinal Microbial Ecosystem) technology.  The SHIME® is a unique, scientifically validated, dynamic model of the complete gastrointestinal tract from the stomach to the colon used to study chemical, enzymatic, and microbial variables of the digestive tract in a controlled in vitro setting. This …

Microbiome Labs Publishes Study on MegaSporeBiotic™ in the Treatment of IBS

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September 9, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Microbiome Labs is excited to announce the publication of their most recent study, “Bacillus spp. Spores—A Promising Treatment Option for Patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome.” This prospective, randomized clinical study took place at a medical center in Romania and included 90 patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Subjects were separated into three groups of …

Microbiome Labs Donates $500,000 to CSU Sacramento’s Department of Biological Sciences

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September 6, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Microbiome Labs has donated $500,000 to California State University, Sacramento’s Department of Biological Sciences. Since its inception in 2012, Microbiome Labs has valued education, collaboration, and research. To date, the company has attended, exhibited, and presented at more than 300 conferences; initiated and/or completed 14 clinical trials; and provided key solutions to thousands of …

Why Weight Loss Programs Fail

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The common belief in the health industry is that obesity is the result of overfeeding due to lack of self-control. The idea is that weight fluctuations can be controlled by simply balancing and manipulating caloric intake against energy expenditure. And while the increased consumption of processed sugary and fatty foods lends validity to this concept, research reveals that there is …

Gut Dysbiosis in Diabetes

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Diabetes has become a global health epidemic, affecting more than 400 million people worldwide (1). The adoption of a Western lifestyle, consumption of processed foods, lack of physical activity, and urbanization have all contributed to the rise in diabetes, but recent research also reveals a strong correlation between diminished gut health and the onset of diabetes. A myriad of lifestyle factors …

Mucosal Dysfunction in Inflammatory Bowel Diseases

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The mucosal barrier is a very important part of the human immune system. Not many people think of mucus as being protective, but it is the first line of defense between the human body and the outside world. The mucosal system contains 150 times more surface area than skin, which makes it one of the most important immune barriers in …

The Role of Infection in Autoimmune Disease

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An autoimmune disease is best described as a condition, in which the immune system mistakenly attacks healthy cells in the body. Autoimmune disease can affect any part of the body, triggering inflammation, which can lead to redness, heat, pain, and swelling. The incidence rates of autoimmune disease are increasing worldwide by 4 to 7% every year, with the greatest increases …