Congratulations to Paediatrician Dr Valerie Sung who will receive a prestigious Dean's Award for Excellence from the University of Melbourne in recognition of her thesis: Probiotics for treating infant colic.
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Latest Publication: Probiotic interventions in infantile colic in Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care, Dr Valerie Sung, May 2015
Purpose of review
Up until 2014, the use of probiotics in infantile colic has shown promise. However, the past year has seen the publication of controversial results
Meet four of our highly experienced General Paediatric, Developmental & Behavioural Paediatricians who have commenced private consulting at Melbourne Paediatric Specialists in February 2015.
Dr Valerie Sung, Dr Shaamini Lokuge-Hayes, A/Prof Michael Marks and Dr Rick Jarman.
These paediatricians also have senior staff appointments at the Royal Children’s Hospital
Dr Valerie Sung explains her latest study which shows that probiotics are ineffective in treating infant colic.
The study, which was published in the British Medical Journal in April 2014, is the largest and most rigorous trial to date to show the probiotic Lactobacillus reuteri, is