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

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BACKGROUND: 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. METHODS: A multi-centre, randomized, double blind, controlled trial to evaluate the effect of a probiotic vs non-probiotic dairy product on symptoms in IBS with a constipation element (IBS...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1186/1471-230x-13-45

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Roberts, LM More by this author
McCahon, D More by this author
Danone Ltd. More from this funder
Publisher:
BioMed Central Ltd. Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC gastroenterology Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
1
Pages:
45
Publication date:
2013
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EISSN:
1471-230X
ISSN:
1471-230X
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uuid:6469da50-cafd-4189-ac1d-d13bc7ee9f3f
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394677
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pubs:394677

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