Role for Microbes in Allergies Considered

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Pregnancy may be the transfer point for a fetus’s first microbes, contrary to popular belief. This thesis is considered in an article in Clinical and Experimental Allergy in relation to appropriate microbiomes to avoid allergic responses. The authors also contend that disturbed gut microbe have been associated with allergic disease, but whether as the cause or effect of these diseases is still under investigation. Read more here.