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Microbiota, asthma and antibiotics: it’s all in the nose!

We know that infants exposed to antibiotics are more likely to develop asthma at a later stage in life but science still struggles to explain the mechanisms behind this correlation. One clue seems to be right under our nose, or rather inside it! The nasal microbiota appears to play a central role. ...
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THE ROLE OF THE INTESTINAL MICROBIOTA IN RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS

Many diseases can affect our lungs. Respiratory infections are the subject of many studies, particularly during this pandemic period. The involvement of the intestinal microbiota in certain respiratory diseases opens the door for new therapeutic options. But we still need to understand the underlyin...
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A little farm dust for your asthma?

Previous studies have shown that growing up in a farm protects against asthma and allergies. This time, researchers tried to dig deeper by analyzing the microbial composition of dust in farm homes vs. non-farm homes. Objective: identifying an indoor microbiota that promotes good health.   ...
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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 have shown...
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