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Bioactive natural compounds for the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders


Ghosh, S and Playford, RJ, Bioactive natural compounds for the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders, Clinical Science, 104, (6) pp. 547-556. ISSN 0143-5221 (2003) [Refereed Article]

DOI: doi:10.1042/CS20030067


Many healthy subjects and patients are taking natural bioactive products for the prevention and treatment of multiple conditions, including gastrointestinal disorders. Based on current evidence, the scientific validity of the use of many of these commercial compounds by the general public is severely limited, with quality control and regulatory issues continuing to be a concern. Nevertheless, there is sufficient preliminary data to warrant further research of these products in order to identify novel compounds for potential clinical use in addition to performing formal randomized controlled clinical trials of the commercial preparations.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Research Division:Biomedical and Clinical Sciences
Research Group:Clinical sciences
Research Field:Gastroenterology and hepatology
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Clinical health
Objective Field:Clinical health not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Playford, RJ (Professor Ray Playford)
ID Code:72908
Year Published:2003
Web of Science® Times Cited:57
Deposited By:Research Division
Deposited On:2011-09-02
Last Modified:2011-09-29

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