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Repeated courses of antibiotics may profoundly alter children’s development II

Repeated courses of antibiotics may profoundly alter children’s development http://www.med.nyu.edu/ A new animal study by NYU Langone Medical Center researchers adds to growing evidence that multiple courses of commonly used antibiotics may have a significant impact on children’s development. In … Continue reading

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Repeated courses of antibiotics may profoundly alter children’s development

Metabolic and metagenomic outcomes from early-life pulsed antibiotic treatment http://www.nature.com Mammalian species have co-evolved with intestinal microbial communities that can shape development and adapt to environmental changes, including antibiotic perturbation or nutrient flux. In humans, especially children, microbiota disruption is … Continue reading

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Infant Antibiotics – Infectious Diseases, Allergies , Autoimmune Diseases.

Infant antibiotic use linked to adult diseases http://discover.umn.edu/news/science-technology/infant-antibiotic-use-linked-adult-diseases New study may lead to recommendations for antibiotic usage and a clinical test for measuring gut microbe development in children  A new study led by researchers at the University of Minnesota has … Continue reading

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New Thinking – Antibiotics and Harmful Bacteria

Antibiotics give rise to new communities of harmful bacteria http://uncnews.unc.edu Researchers identify unexpected activity of antibiotics, potentially reshaping our understanding of why antibiotics evolved and pointing to broad health implications (Chapel Hill, N.C. – Feb. 23, 2015) – Most people … Continue reading

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Killing germs at our Peril – Antibiotics and Modern Diseases – NYT

‘Missing Microbes’: How Antibiotics Can Do Harm http://www.nytimes.com You never get something for nothing, especially not in health care. Every test, every incision, every little pill brings benefits and risks. Nowhere is that balance tilting more ominously in the wrong … Continue reading

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Antibiotics and development of Asthma, Eczema and Hay Fever

Antibiotic exposure in the first two years of life and development of asthma and other allergic diseases by 7.5 yr: A dose-dependent relationship. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24299467 Abstract BACKGROUND: Antibiotic use in infancy disrupts gut microflora during a critical period for immune system … Continue reading

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Pathogenic Gut Infections : How antibiotics interact and enable.

Scientists show how antibiotics enable pathogenic gut infections By Bruce Goldman http://med.stanford.edu/ism/2013/september/sonnenburg.html#sthash.BBdLdZDs.dpuf A new study by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine could help pinpoint ways to counter the effects of the antibiotics-driven depletion of friendly, gut-dwelling bacteria. … Continue reading

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Antibiotics and Malnutrition

Antibiotics cut death rates for malnourished kids https://news.wustl.edu/news/Pages/24864.aspx Severely malnourished children are far more likely to recover and survive when given antibiotics along with a therapeutic peanut-based food than children who are simply treated with the therapeutic food alone, researchers … Continue reading

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Antibiotics and the Gut Microbiome

Antibiotics in early life alter the murine colonic microbiome and adiposity http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature11400.html?WT.ec_id=NATURE-20120823 Antibiotics administered in low doses have been widely used as growth promoters in the agricultural industry since the 1950s, yet the mechanisms for this effect are unclear. Because … Continue reading

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Antibiotics and Fragile X – IMFAR 2012 Autism Conference.

http://sfari.org/news-and-opinion/conference-news/2012/international-meeting-for-autism-research-2012/early-data-suggest-antibiotic-helps-treat-fragile-x-syndrome “In the study, researchers analyzed data from 48 children and teens, ages 3 to 16, with fragile X syndrome, one of the most common forms of inherited intellectual disability. Participants took either the drug or the placebo for three … Continue reading

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