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The term probiotic is coined from a peculiar combination of a Latin word pro (meaning in favour of) and a Greek word bios (meaning life) with the intention to convey the idea of being opposite to antibiotic. Following many refinements to its definition, probiotics today refer to live microorganisms taken for health benefits and have in more recent times seen increasing use for various purposes. At a recent symposium, Professor Keya Rani Lahiri discussed the safety and efficacy of the probiotic Bacillus clausii (Enterogermina®, sanofi-aventis) in paediatric diarrhoea.

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one year ago

Non-medical use of prescription pain relievers such as sedatives, tranquillizers, and stimulants is increasingly common among high school students in China, according to a recent study.

one year ago
Sevelamer is effective for the treatment of hyperphosphataemia due to tumour lysis syndrome (TLS) in children, according to a study in a developing world setting.
Kavitha G. Shekar, one year ago

Socioeconomic conditions may play a role in influencing gene variant dopamine receptor 4 (DRD4) repeat 7 to cause obesity in young girls, say Canadian researchers. Thus, preventing childhood obesity may require a customized approach.

one year ago
A 10 to 35 minute time on the scene of cardiac arrest was linked with improved survival of paediatric patients, particularly adolescents, based on an observational study.