Posts Tagged "stomach virus"

Probiotics no help to young kids with stomach virus

Posted on Apr 11, 2019 in Chronic Disease

Hear what Dr. Buttar and Robert Scott Bell have to say about this article on the November 26, 2018 Advanced Medicine Show (click link above to listen to the show) Children with stomach viruses increasingly are given probiotics to ease symptoms of vomiting and diarrhea. But a major U.S. study led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis shows that a commonly used probiotic is not effective in improving symptoms in young patients with gastroenteritis. The findings are published Nov. 22 in The New England Journal of Medicine. While rarely fatal in the United States,...

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