AIDS and HIV
Research in the journal Daru: Journal of Faculty of Pharmacy found that various Lactobacilli bacteria could inhibit the HIV virus when used vaginally. Research of probiotics against the HIV virus or in the treatment of AIDS is still in its infancy but this exciting research suggests promise for this purpose.
Research published in the journal BMC Microbiology found that deviations in bowel flora are linked to eczema in infants. They also found that supplementation with Lactobacillus rhamnosus offered minor but long-term beneficial effects.
Alcoholic Liver Disease
Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine found that supplementation with Lactobacillus rhamnosus could help restore the altered microbial flora found in people with alcohol liver disease.
Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome
Research published in the journal Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications found that supplementation with Lactobacillus rhamnosus could improve insulin sensitivity. Insulin sensitivity is a serious issue for those suffering from metabolic syndrome and diabetes, meaning that probiotic supplementation could play a promising therapeutic role in the management or treatment of these illnesses.