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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 219-228

Probiotics: Nature's medicine

1 Department of Pharmacology, RIMS, Ranchi, India
2 Department of Physiology, M.G.M. Medical College, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India

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DOI: 10.4103/2231-0738.114838

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There has been renewed interest in the natural and alternative therapy, for holistic management of various complex diseases, in the recent past. Clinical application of probiotics in such cases is a very promising field. Probiotics are one of the finest natural tools for maintaining the delicate balance between disease and health. Many clinical trials have shown that probiotics are not only useful in various forms of diarrhea, but are also showing promising results in other diseases like immunological diseases, allergies and some cancers. However, more robust studies are warranted to evaluate their efficacy before mass application.

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