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Scientists Question Lack Of Studies On Safety Of Probiotics

A new study out this week has found that around a third of trials that look at antibiotics don’t report safety results, and almost a third didn’t report adverse affects of using probiotics.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young speaks with STAT’s  Megan Thielking ( @meggophone) about what we know — and don’t know — about the safety of probiotics.

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