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Want to Fight Allergies? Get a Pet Dog

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#1    Still Waters

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Posted 18 December 2013 - 04:25 PM

A dog in the house is more than just good company. There's increasing evidence that exposure to dogs and livestock early in life can lessen the chances of infants later developing allergies and asthma. Now, researchers have traced this beneficial health effect to a microbe living in the gut. Their study, in mice, suggests that supplementing an infant's diet with the right mix of bacteria might help prevent allergies - even without a pet pooch.

http://news.sciencem...dirty-dog?rss=1

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Posted 18 December 2013 - 05:46 PM

very interesting! thank you


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Posted 18 December 2013 - 05:58 PM

I just want to say this, I love dogs. that's all.





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