Prenatal intake of probiotics may lower babies' risk of eczema

10/25/2012 | Reuters

Babies born to mothers who took probiotics during the last two months of pregnancy and first two months of breast-feeding had a lower risk of developing eczema than the placebo group, according to a Finnish study. The findings, based on 241 pregnant women and their babies, appear in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.

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