Tag: microbiome

Mother Holding Infant's Feet

Study Finds Differences at Birth of Microbiota in Infants Who Go...

Changes in the microbiome leading to atopy may begin in utero.
Baby with Pacifier

Babies Whose Pacifiers Were Cleaned With Antiseptics Were 4 Times More...

Researchers believe antiseptics may affect the baby's microbiome.
Twins Study

Twins Study Identifies Fecal Microbiome Differences in Food Allergies

By transplanting fecal microbes from healthy and food-allergic infants to germ-free mice (who do not possess a microbiome), investigators found that the healthy infant microbiota was protective against the development of food allergies.
“Why Human Health Is in the Hands of Bacteria"

Must Read: Human Health Is in the Hands of Bacteria by...

Time article links the degradation of the microbiome to food allergy and a host of other diseases.
Dog and Infant

Dog Ownership at Three Months of Age Associated with Protection Against...

Researchers conclude Fido may be a baby's best friend.
Gut Microbiome

Study: ‘Good’ Bacteria May Prevent – and Reverse – Food Allergy

A study published in Nature Medicine makes a strong case that food allergy is caused by the absence of certain beneficial bacteria in the human gut.
Vedanta Immunomodulator

Company Developing Microbiome-Derived Food Allergy Therapy Raises $27 Million

Product candidate being developed may safely induce permanent tolerance to food allergens.
Pediatrician and Baby

Study: Infants Given Antibiotics or Antacids Have Increased Risk of Developing...

"Study provides further impetus that antibiotics and acid-suppressive medications should be used during infancy only in situations of clear clinical benefit."

Study: Gut Microbiome May Play Role in Food Allergy

"This relationship between intestinal flora and the production of antibodies opens up new therapeutic approaches for patients..."

Study: Diet Rich in Fiber Helped Lessen Food Allergy Reactions in...

Could the fatty acids isolated during this study lead to a treatment for food allergy?