TOKYO-Friday 10 July 2020 [ AETOS Wire ]
(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd. (TOKYO:2264), a leading Japanese dairy product company and a key global probiotics manufacturer, confirmed that its proprietary probiotic strain Bifidobacterium breve A1 (a.k.a. B. breve MCC1274) is safe and effective for improving memory functions of older adults with suspected mild cognitive impairment (MCI) in a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial (RCT).
The new study, published recently in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, has produced breakthrough results uncovering a novel promising probiotic intervention for early dementia prevention. The clinical study conducted by a clinical research organization, Huma R&D Co., Ltd. in Tokyo, Japan, in collaboration with Morinaga Milk Industry Co., Ltd, is the first RCT report to show a profound cognitive enhancement benefit of the probiotic B. breve A1 in subjects with suspected MCI.
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