Probiotics supplementation during pregnancy or infancy for the prevention of atopic dermatitis: a meta-analysis.

@article{Pelucchi2012ProbioticsSD,
  title={Probiotics supplementation during pregnancy or infancy for the prevention of atopic dermatitis: a meta-analysis.},
  author={Claudio Pelucchi and Liliane Chatenoud and Federica Turati and Carlotta Galeone and Lorenzo Moja and J F Bach and Carlo La La Vecchia},
  journal={Epidemiology},
  year={2012},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={402-14}
}
BACKGROUND The study of probiotics to prevent allergic conditions has yielded conflicting results in children. We undertook a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials to investigate whether probiotic use during pregnancy and early life decreases the incidence of atopic dermatitis and immunoglobulin E (IgE)-associated atopic dermatitis in infants and young children. METHODS We performed a systematic literature search in Medline, Embase, and Cochrane Library, updated to October 2011. The… CONTINUE READING

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Probiotics supplementation during pregnancy or infancy for the prevention of atopic dermatitis : a meta - analysis

  • L Chatenoud, F Turati, C Galeone, L Moja, JF Bach, C LaVecchia
  • Epidemiology
  • 2012

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