A randomised controlled trial of a probiotic 'functional food' in the management of irritable bowel syndrome

Lesley M Roberts, Deborah McCahon, Roger Holder, Sue Wilson, Frederick Hobbs

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Abstract

Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a common condition characterised by pain, distension and altered bowel habit. Evidence suggests functional foods containing probiotics improve gastrointestinal transit, however, data are limited by short follow-up periods and evaluation in selected populations.
Original languageEnglish
Article number45
JournalBMC Gastroenterology
Volume13
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 7 Mar 2013

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