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141. A double-blind trial of the effect of wheat bran on symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome. (Abstract)

A double-blind trial of the effect of wheat bran on symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome. 59 outpatients with irritable bowel syndrome participated in a randomised double-blind trial. The patients in the treatment group received three biscuits daily each containing 10 g of ordinary miller's bran, whereas the patients in the control group received wheat biscuits of a similar appearance. The treatment period was 6 weeks. 52% of the patients in the treatment group noted subjective improvement (...) compared with 65% in the control group. The results of this trial do not support the routine use of miller's bran in irritable bowel syndrome.

1976 Lancet Controlled trial quality: uncertain