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

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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
Publication statusPublished - 7 Mar 2013