A CME course, includes assessment of probiotics for GI benefits. The course is no longer available for CME credit, but the content is available. Note especially Table 1, which provides a list of probiotics associated with graded evidence of GI benefits. Online source. PDF.
Probiotics for Gastrointestinal Diseases, by R Balfour Sartor, MD for UpToDate®
Management of pediatric ulcerative colitis: joint ECCO and ESPGHAN evidence-based consensus guidelines. Turner et al; European Crohn’s and Colitis Organization; European Society for Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2012 Sep;55(3):340-61.Use of yogurt cultures to manage symptoms of lactose intolerance [EFSA P
Use of yogurt cultures to manage symptoms of lactose intolerance
[EFSA Panel on Dietetic Products, Nutrition and Allergy. Scientific Opinion on the substantiation of health claims related to live yoghurt cultures and improved lactose digestion(ID 1143, 2976) pursuant to Article 13(1) of Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006. EFSA Journal 8, 1763 (2010).]
Use of probiotics for acute pediatric gastroenteritis