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Babies Given Antibiotics Are More Likely To Develop Eczema


A recent European study found that babies given antibiotics more than once are more likely to develop various allergies later in life.

“Lead researcher Fariba Ahmadizar of Utrecht University said antibiotics most likely disrupted the body’s immune system by impacting microbes in the gut, which can negatively affect immune responses.”

“Scientists have long puzzled over soaring allergy rates in developed countries, with many speculating that changing exposure to germs in childhood may be to blame, although the precise mechanism for this remains unclear.”

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