Staying Safe in the Scrum

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Getting sick is no fun for anyone, but elite athletes fear it most. Researchers in New Zealand gave 30 rugby players either probiotics or placebo over a four week period and then reversed it. Results were impressive: only six on placebo went without a single infection (respiratory or gastrointestinal) while more than twice as many–14– stayed healthy on probiotics . Read more in Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport.