Category Archives: pediatrics

Four gut bacteria shown to decrease asthma risk in infants, validate probiotic treatment.

Asthma rates have increased dramatically since the 1950s and now affect up to 20 per cent of children in western countries. In children ages 5-14 years, the rate of death from asthma almost doubled between 1980 and 1993. The disease is more common in blacks and in city-dwellers than in whites and those who reside in suburban and rural areas.

Read more
« Older Entries Recent Entries »