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A systematic review and meta-analysis: probiotics in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome.

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BACKGROUND: Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) is a common chronic gastrointestinal disorder and the evidence for efficacy of most drug therapies in the treatment of IBS is weak. A popular alternative is probiotics, which have been used in several conditions. including IBS. Probiotics are live microbial food supplements.The aim of this systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials study was to evaluate the efficacy of probiotics in alleviating symptoms in patients with irritable bowel...

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10.1186/1471-230x-9-15

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University of Oxford
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Department of Primary Health Care
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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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Department of Primary Health Care
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
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Institute of Biomedical Engineering
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University of Oxford
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GLAM
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Science and Medicine Subject Area
Sub department:
Health Care Libraries
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Journal:
BMC gastroenterology
Volume:
9
Issue:
1
Pages:
15
Publication date:
2009-01-01
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1471-230X
ISSN:
1471-230X
Source identifiers:
116365
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English
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2012-12-19

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