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Probiotics in late infancy reduce the incidence of eczema: A randomized controlled trial

Admin Clinical Papers December 13, 2018

Background: Allergic diseases are common and represent a considerable health and economic burden worldwide. We aimed to examine the effect of a combination of two probiotic strains administered in late infancy and early childhood on the development of allergic diseases and sensitization. Methods: In this double‐blind, placebo‐controlled intervention trial, participants…

The airway microbiome at birth

Admin Clinical Papers August 4, 2016

Alterations of pulmonary microbiome have been recognized in multiple respiratory disorders. It is critically important to ascertain if an airway microbiome exists at birth and if so, whether it is associated with subsequent lung disease. We found an established diverse and similar airway microbiome at birth in both preterm and…