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Expert says reducing lactose malabsorption by adding lactase to milk may reduce the amount of gas in the infant gut, thereby resulting in a reduction of colic symptoms CHICAGO, April
Colic affects about one in five infants in the United States annually and accounts for numerous pediatric visits during the first several months after birth.
These findings differ from previous smaller trials and do not support a general recommendation for the use of probiotics to treat colic in infants.
Giving probiotics to babies within the first three months of their lives may reduce the risk of gastrointestinal disorders as well as lower associated costs, according to a new study by Flavia Indrio, M.D. of the Also Moro University of Bari, Italy and colleagues.
A study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism is the first report of an oral probiotic supplement significantly increasing circulating vitamin D levels in the blood.
In what could be an early step toward new treatments for people with osteoporosis, scientists at Michigan State University report that a natural probiotic supplement can help male mice produce healthier bones.
A new study is claiming that with just two daily doses of a new strain of probiotic, one could see a significant decrease in key cholesterol-bearing molecules in the blood.