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Research Project: Pediatric Clinical Nutrition

Location: Children's Nutrition Research Center

Title: Five probiotic drops a day to keep infantile colic away?

item CHUMPITAZI, B - Texas Children'S Hospital
item SHULMAN, R - Children'S Nutrition Research Center (CNRC)

Submitted to: JAMA Pediatrics
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: 3/1/2014
Publication Date: 4/27/2015
Citation: Shulman, R.J., Chumpitazi, B.P. 2015. Five probiotic drops a day to keep infantile colic away. JAMA Pediatrics. 168(3):204-205.

Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: Colic is a common but distressing condition in young infants. We were asked to comment on a recently published study which found that a certain type of probiotic ("good bacteria") could be used to treat colic.