Probiotics and atopy prevention

Probiotics significantly reduced the risk of atopic sensitisation by 29% when administered prenatally to the pregnant mother and postnatally to infant (RR 0.71; 95% CI, 0.57 to 0.89) and the risk of food sensitization (RR 0.77; 95% CI, 0.61 to 0.98)1. The meta-analysis of 17 studies with 4755 children showed that probiotic supplementation during pregnancy […]

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Probiotics and metabolic health in pregnancy

The effect of probiotics and metabolic health in pregnancy on glucose and lipid metabolism in healthy and obese pregnant women and women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) was evaluated in the meta-analysis of 10 randomised controlled trials. The significant correlations were found between probiotic supplementation and lower fasting serum insulin in healthy pregnant women (5

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