Probiotic use during pregnancy and early breast-feeding period is safe and effective in reducing the risk of skin eczema rash or atopic dermatitis in early childhood.
Authors speculated that maternal use of probiotics modulates immune structure/function via the fetus-placental unit during pregnancy. Maternal use of probiotics does impact on gene expression in the placenta as well as the gastrointestinal system of growing fetus.
Why our ancestors on paleolithic diet did not suffer modern diseases?
The answer to why these chronic diseases were uncommon in ancient times may lie in not comprised such a diet, rather what was absent!
In the context, grains and milk immediately pop up as potential answers. The scientific research on gluten sensitivity/intolerance has undergone an exponential rise with the recognition that patients can actually suffer symptoms without having classic celiac sprue. Cow milk allergy and intolerance has been implicated in pathogenesis of many disorders and autism spectrum disorders may be one of them.