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You can access this
clinical trial
if you have
Gut Microbiota or Immune Function
and you are
over 60
years old
The phase for this study is not defined.
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The purpose

Healthy older volunteers will be recruited to a study where they will be given four different treatments over a 28 week period. These treatments include: a prebiotic, a probiotic, a synbiotic (prebiotic + probiotic) and a placebo. Faecal samples, blood and saliva will be collected and analysed for changes in faecal microbial populations and selected immune responses.

Provided treatments

  • : Synbiotic
  • : Placebo
  • : Prebiotic
  • : Probiotic

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Tris trial is registered with FDA with number: NCT01586247. The sponsor of the trial is University of Reading and it is looking for 40 volunteers for the current phase.
Official trial title:
A Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, Randomized Crossover Study of a Prebiotic (Galacto-oligosaccharides, GOS), Probiotic (B.Lactis, BI07) and Synbiotic (GOS + BI07) on the Gut Microbiota and Immune Response of Older Volunteers