Tag Archives: Probiotics

GUIDELINES DESCRIBE USE OF PROBIOTICS IN PREVENTING ALLERGIC DISEASES

FCAAIA Notes: The best data on probiotics and allergic disease probably apply to atopic dermatitis and food allergy in infancy.  Unfortunately, while there are some studies indicating some benefits, none have been so conclusive that it is a recommendation we … Continue reading

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DO PROBIOTICS PROTECT NEWBORNS AGAINST ECZEMA AND ALLERGIES?

FCAAIA Notes:  Research into the potential benefits of probiotics in atopic diseases is confounded by lack of good controls, lack of fully comparable study designs, and difficulty in deciding what question to answer.  This study is a good example. Not … Continue reading

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UNDERSTANDING THE ROLE OF PROBIOTICS AND PREBIOTICS IN PREVENTING ALLERGIC DISEASE

FCAAIA Notes: I posted this article for you because it portends something about which we will read more in the future. The role of the human microbiome (the microorganisms that normally live in and on us) is a topic of … Continue reading

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PROBIOTICS AND PREBIOTICS IN PREVENTING FOOD ALLERGY AND ECZEMA

FCAAIA Notes: The microbiome (the bacteria that live in and on us) has been a recent hot topic of research.  You may have seen the New York Times Magazine a couple months ago about it.  The microbiome probably affects far … Continue reading

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PROBIOTIC FOR BABIES MAY NOT FIGHT ALLERGIES LATER

FCAAIA Notes: Probiotics are another popular treatment because they are “natural”.  As with so many other popular but poorly studied treatments, the buzz about the myth is often more profound than the facts. In this and numerous previous studies, probiotics … Continue reading

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