Prophylactic probiotics show no benefit in preventing or reducing diarrhoea secondary to chemotherapy or radiation therapy in cancer patients, a systematic review by Australian researchers has found. Despite hopes raised in pre-clinical studies, a review of evidence from seven clinical trials found that probiotic interventions did not have any effect on the incidence or severity ...
Probiotics of no benefit in cancer treatment-related diarrhoea
By Michael Woodhead
23 Mar 2018