Probiotic Drink to Reduce Incidence of Diarrhoea

Probiotic drink significantly reduces incidence of antibiotic-associated diarrhoea in spinal injury patients

 

Researchers at the National Spinal Injuries Centre (NSIC) in Stoke Mandeville Hospital, a research partner of the Centre of Gastroenterology and Clinical Nutrition at University College London, have found that a daily commercial probiotic drink (containing Lactobacillus casei Shirota: Yakult Light) significantly reduces incidence of antibiotic-associated diarrhoea in spinal injury patients. The study, published in the peer-reviewed British Journal of Nutrition, was funded by the Healthcare Infection Society and by Yakult UK Limited, who also provided the Yakult Light drinks.

Read more here: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/266171.php

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