Early infancy microbial and metabolic alterations affect risk of childhood asthma
Science translational medicine 7.307 (2015): 307ra152-307ra152
Arrieta, Marie-Claire, et al.
Asthma is the most prevalent pediatric chronic disease and affects more than 300 million people worldwide. Recent evidence in mice has identified a“critical window” early in life where gut microbial changes (dysbiosis) are most influential in experimental asthma.