Small study: Probiotic may improve pediatric IBS symptoms

10/12/2008 | Medscape (free registration)

There is little data on pediatric use of IBS treatments, but a small study of 59 patients found the VSL #3 probiotic might improve quality of life in children with the disease. The study, presented at last week's ACG meeting, demonstrated the probiotic was safe and that it resulted in a significant improvement in symptoms over a placebo.

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