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Probiotics may alleviate gut problems amongst people with HIV and AIDS

Posted 11 years ago by Soraya in General Health News

In the first, small study on benefits of probiotics on the quality of life for people with HIV/AIDS, Canadian and Nigerian researchers found that occurrence of diarrhoea, flatulence and nausea was resolved in all participants receiving probiotic yoghurt, compared to only 2 participants in the normal or control yoghurt group.

Reference: “Yoghurt Containing Probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus GR-1 and L.reuteri RC-14 Helps Resolve Moderate Diarrhea and Increases CD4 Count in HIV/AIDS Patients” Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology.

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