microbiome

intestinal bacteria

Gut Microbes From Healthy Infants Block Milk Allergy Development: Mouse Study

Researchers report infants who are allergic to cow milk have a different composition of gut microbes than those who are not allergic to the milk. Transplanting gut microbes from those with no allergies helped to protect against potentially life threatening reactions. The study suggests gut microbes impact the host's immune system and play a critical role in regulating allergic responses to food.... Read More...