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Biosearch Life was present at the VII Workshop Probiotics, Prebiotics and Health in Seville

Biosearch Life participated in the VII Workshop Probiotics, Prebiotics and Health organized by the Spanish Society for Probiotics and Prebiotics (SEPyP) during 28th and 29th January in Seville. In this edition Biosearch Life participated with several oral communications and posters.

This edition aims to continue to promote the exchange of knowledge in the field of probiotics and prebiotics. Nationally and internationally recognized experts attended this Workshop where they were discussing the latest advances in scientific research, which underlined the significant  importance of these live microorganisms and prebiotic fibers in health and human welfare.

Dr. José Antonio Hurtado Suazo, Section Chief of the Neonatology Unit in the Department of Pediatrics of the Hospital of Granada, offered a presentation on “Lactobacillus fermentum CECT5716, a probiotic strain isolated from breast milk, prevents the development of lactational mastitis.”  In a study of this strain, it is concluded that daily intake of a capsule with 3×109 CFU of Lactobacillus fermentum CECT5716 can prevent the development of lactational mastitis in women who are breast-feeding.

Moreover, Ms. Marta Jimenez Toral, from the Faculty of Pharmacy of the University of Granada performed the oral communication “Critical role of the cells on the protective effect of Lactobacillus fermentum CECT5716 in endothelial dysfunction induced by tacrolimus.”

Another communication which was presented during the workshop and deals with “Protective effects of probiotics treatment on hypercholesterolemic rats model”, had the intervention of the Research Department of Biosearch Life.

Representatives of Biosearch Life’s teams of Research, Development and Marketing attended this Workshop which included nine conferences, twenty oral presentations and four workshops whose key piece will be the clinical applications of probiotics and prebiotics in primary care.