Could Probiotics Protect Kids From A Downside Of Antibiotics? (Children's Health : NPR)

Could Probiotics Protect Kids From A Downside Of Antibiotics?

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Michele Comisky of Vienna, Va., enrolled her 8-year-old son Jackson in a study to test the value of probiotics in preventing the gut distress often experienced when taking antibiotics.

Many marketing claims about the potential benefits of probiotics have raced ahead of the science, say researchers who are now trying to catch up. One NIH study is investigating kids’ gut microbes.

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December 11, 2017 at 02:22AM