Probiotics, Synbiotics May Help With Children’s Stomach Pain But Results Are Inconclusive
Probiotics and synbiotics “may be more efficacious than placebo” in reducing the severity and frequency of functional abdominal pain in children, concludes a recently published Cochrane Review. But the evidence is of “low certainty,” the authors warn.
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