pular para conteúdo
Potential uses of probiotics in clinical practice.
FecharVer prévia deste item
Checando...

Potential uses of probiotics in clinical practice.

Autor: G Reid Afiliação: Canadian Research and Development Centre for Probiotics, The Lawson Health Research Institute, London, Ontario N6A 4V2, Canada. gregor@uwo.ca; J Jass; MT Sebulsky; JK McCormick
Edição/Formato Artigo Artigo : Inglês
Publicação:Clinical microbiology reviews, 2003 Oct; 16(4): 658-72
Base de Dados:De MEDLINE®/PubMed®, uma base de dados da Biblioteca Nacional de Medicina dos EUA.
Outras Bases de Dados: ArticleFirstBritish Library Serials
Resumo:
Probiotics are defined as live microorganisms that, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit on the host. There is now mounting evidence that selected probiotic strains can provide health benefits to their human hosts. Numerous clinical trials show that certain strains can improve the outcome of intestinal infections by reducing the duration of diarrhea. Further investigations have shown  Ler mais...
Classificação:

(ainda não classificado) 0 com críticas - Seja o primeiro.

Mais como este

 

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving;

Encontrar uma cópia na biblioteca

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Encontrando bibliotecas que possuem este item...

Detalhes

Tipo de Documento: Artigo
Todos os Autores / Contribuintes: G Reid Afiliação: Canadian Research and Development Centre for Probiotics, The Lawson Health Research Institute, London, Ontario N6A 4V2, Canada. gregor@uwo.ca; J Jass; MT Sebulsky; JK McCormick
ISSN:0893-8512
Nota do Idioma: English
Idenficador Único: 112477496
Prêmios:

Resumo:

Probiotics are defined as live microorganisms that, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit on the host. There is now mounting evidence that selected probiotic strains can provide health benefits to their human hosts. Numerous clinical trials show that certain strains can improve the outcome of intestinal infections by reducing the duration of diarrhea. Further investigations have shown benefits in reducing the recurrence of urogenital infections in women, while promising studies in cancer and allergies require research into the mechanisms of activity for particular strains and better-designed trials. At present, only a small percentage of physicians either know of probiotics or understand their potential applicability to patient care. Thus, probiotics are not yet part of the clinical arsenal for prevention and treatment of disease or maintenance of health. The establishment of accepted standards and guidelines, proposed by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and the World Health Organization, represents a key step in ensuring that reliable products with suitable, informative health claims become available. Based upon the evidence to date, future advances with single- and multiple-strain therapies are on the horizon for the management of a number of debilitating and even fatal conditions.

Críticas

Críticas contribuídas por usuários
Recuperando críticas GoodReas...
Recuperando comentários DOGObooks

Etiquetas

Etiquetas de todos os usuários (2)

Ver as etiquetas mais populares como: lista de etiquetas | nuvem de etiquetas

Confirmar esta solicitação

Você já pode ter solicitado este item. Por favor, selecione Ok se gostaria de proceder com esta solicitação de qualquer forma.

Close Window

Por favor, conecte-se ao WorldCat 

Não tem uma conta? Você pode facilmente criar uma conta gratuita.