Published in Medical Letter on the CDC and FDA, August 28th, 2005
"A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled intervention study was carried out in order to investigate whether consumption of a dietary supplement containing probiotic bacteria plus vitamins and minerals over a period of at least 3 months in winter/spring affects the duration, frequency, and severity of symptoms of naturally acquired common cold infections as well as cellular immune parameters," researchers in Germany report.
"Four hundred and seventy-seven healthy men and women (aged 36±13,...
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