June 17, 2004

by Reb Yudel
Medicating our children into asthma?

New Scientist suggests:
The increasing use of antibiotics to treat disease may be responsible for the rising rates of asthma and allergies. By upsetting the body's normal balance of gut microbes, antibiotics may prevent our immune system from distinguishing between harmless chemicals and real attacks.
TrackBack
Comments
Post a comment









Remember personal info?


type the word "captcha" (you would rather decode a crazy picture?)