probiotics and diarrhoea in children

Probiotics are all the rage. But not all act in an effective manner. In a clinical trial of young children aged 3-36 months a variety of five probiotics drinks were compared over five daysThe trial was to ask the children’s parents purchase a specific probiotic product: oral rehydration solution (control group); Lactobacillus rhamnosus strain GG;Saccharomyces…

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the use of probiotics to prevent antibiotic complications

Since Fleming discovered the anti bacterial activity of penicillin, a range of antibiotics have been discovered. An important source of antibiotics has been from soil micro organisms These have varied in their usefulness and toxic properties. Bearing in mind that their original role was to protect themselves in the soil environment which is a free…

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