News

Voir

Microbiota and infantile food allergies: an association under the microscope

A team of American researchers tried to better understand the possible causal link between the composition of the intestinal microbiota and the onset of sensitization and/or an allergy to certain foods in children under three years old   Food allergies can cause very sudden, virulent reac...
Voir

Asthma and allergies: proof of a protective “dog effect”?

As Brigitte Bardot said, “a dog, a cat is a heart with hair around” … and bacteria inside, one might add.  How could exposure to pets early in life benefit us?   According to a growing number of studies, certain bacteria could benefit the children of dog and cat owners: exp...
Voir

Ease up on the cleaning: dust may protect against asthma!

Eradicating dust to prevent childhood asthma may be useless, even counterproductive: the microbiota of certain allergens may have a protective effect.   Asthma, the number one chronic disease in children, may be linked to early exposure to environmental or psychosocial risk factors. The e...
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. >

Pages

Voir

Allergies

Sneezing, runny nose ... pollens are not the only culprits! And while the intestinal microbiota also has its share of responsibility ...
  1. 1

Publications

Voir

Allergies: the role of microbiota

Recent scientific publications have added new data on the involvement of the various microbiota in asthma, food allergies (eggs, milk, peanuts, etc.), allergic rhinitis, and atopic dermatitis.   For example, we are told that Staphylococcus aureus causes atopic dermatitis. Recent analyses ...
  1. 1

Medias