Gut Microbiota of Children May Be Adversely Affected by Antibiotics

Gut Microbiota of Children May Be Adversely Affected by Antibiotics
Antibiotic use in early childhood interferes with normal development of the intestinal microbiota, according to researchers at the University of Helsinki, Finland, in the study “Intestinal microbiome is related to lifetime antibiotic use in Finnish pre-school children.” The article was recently published in the journal Nature Communications. Early antibiotic use is associated with an increased risk of metabolic and immunological diseases such as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and mouse studie
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