Category Archives: immunology

Gut microbes from healthy infants block milk allergy development in mice.


There has been a conspicuous increase in life-threatening food allergies in societies adopting or hosting Western-based culture. One hypothesis to explain this rising morbidity in a highly specific demographic is that current lifestyle practices, such as overuse of antibiotics, chemical environmental agents, a rise in formula feeding, dietary changes, and higher rates of Caesarean birth have altered the human gut

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