• Probiotics may prevent asthma exacerbations among children with allergy

    6 days ago - By Healio

    Supplementation with a mixture of two probiotics may prevent asthma exacerbations among children with allergy, particularly those with house dust mite allergies, according to a study published in Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.
    “Asthma is usually recognized as a type 2 inflammation associated with impaired type 1 immune response, which is responsible for fighting infections,” Giorgio Ciprandi, MD, an allergist with the Allergy Clinic in Casa di Cura Villa Serena in Genoa, Italy, told Healio.
    Children with asthma have dysbiosis in the gut and airways, Ciprandi said,
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