Monday, July 16, 2018 03:59 PM

CAN DOGS KEEP KIDS FROM GETTING ALLERGIES?

Microbiome: Exposure to household furry pets influences the gut microbiota of infants at 3-4 months following various birth scenarios.

Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: Maternal farm exposure modulates neonatal immune mechanisms through regulatory T cells.

Se Jin Song, postdoctoral research fellow, University of San Diego Knight Lab.

John DiBaise, MD, professor of medicine, Mayo Clinic, Phoenix, AZ.

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases: Exposure to Pet and Pest Allergens During Infancy Linked to Reduced Asthma Risk.

Kim Kelly, postdoctoral fellow, Human-Animal Interaction Research Initiative, University of Arizona.

James E. Gern, MD, principal investigator, University of Wisconsin Asthma and Allergic Diseases Clinical Research Center; professor of asthma and immunology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

News source: WebMD

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