The Cycling Endurance Study
This double-blind, placebo-controlled study examines the role of probiotic administration in the prevention of C. difficile-associated diarrhoea (CDAD) in elderly patients receiving antibiotic therapy.
Results showed that Lab4 probiotics reduced the incidence of Clostridium difficile diarrhoea in these patients.
46% of patients supplemented with Lab4 probiotics were positive for Clostridium difficile toxin compared to 78% of patients in the placebo group
Pugh JN et al 2020. Probiotic supplementation increases carbohydrate metabolism in trained male cyclists: a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled crossover trial.
American Journal of Physiology, Endocrinology and Metabolism 318 (4): E504-E513