Immune System

Participants who received TruActive MPC 85 had a significantly higher antibody response than those given a soy protein supplementation, the company said. ©GettyImages/Ankabala

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TruActive MPC 85 elicits high antibody response in people over 60

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Preliminary clinical trial results have revealed that Tamarack Biotics’ milk-based TruActive MPC 85 ingredient has more than double the antibody response compared to a soy protein sample in individuals over the age of 60, the company said.

The ASA said Bio-tiful Dairy's kefir ad breached the CAP Code.

Bio-tiful Dairy kefir ad falls foul of ASA

By Jim Cornall

A poster for UK kefir company Bio-tiful Dairy’s Kefir drink has been found by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) to be in breach of advertising rules.

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Probiotic may reduce the risk of common cold: Yakult study

By Stephen Daniells

Daily consumption of a fermented milk product with Lactobacillus casei strain Shirota may reduce the risk of upper respiratory tract infections (URTIs) in healthy middle-aged office workers, says a new study.