Asthma Risk Up With Early Antibiotic Use
Kids treated with antibiotics before their first birthday have increased risk of asthma, researchers reported.
And the risk increases the more often antibiotics are prescribed, according to Kenneth Mandl, MD, of Harvard Medical School, and colleagues.
The finding supports the so-called hygiene and microbiota hypotheses put forward to explain the increasing prevalence of asthma, Mandl and colleagues concluded online in Annals of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology.
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