Colostrum and Probiotics Offer Protection From Stomach Bugs

If like me you’re paranoid about catching the norovirus you may be wondering what you can do to minimise your risk (other than the usual hand washing etc.). The good news is that some promising research has been conducted looking at probiotics and colostrum which in combination seem to reduce the prevalence, severity and duration of viral diarrheal infections


BMC Microbiol. 2007; 7: 86.

Published online 2007 September 27. doi: 10.1186/1471-2180-7-86.

Copyright © 2007 Pant et al; licensee BioMed Central Ltd.

Effective prophylaxis against rotavirus diarrhea using a combination of Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG and antibodies

Neha Pant, 1 Harold Marcotte,1 Harald Brüssow,2 Lennart Svensson,3 and Lennart Hammarström1

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