Tag Archives: Lactobacillus

Pre-term Birth: Unraveling the Mystery of the Vaginal Flora

McMaster Grand Rounds this morning: great talk about the possible use of probiotics as preventative treatment of pre-term birth due to bacterial vaginosis. The most interesting for me was the differences in cytokines produced from placental tissue of male vs. … Continue reading

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Got Milk?

Breast milk has long been known as a rich source of nutrients and antibodies essential for newborn’s health and protection against infection. Formula-fed babies are at higher risk of necrotizing enterocolitis, lower respiratory infection, asthma, obesity, and type 2 diabetes. … Continue reading

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