- Maurizio Mennini,
- Lamia Dahdah,
- Maria Cristina Artesani,
- Alessandro Fiocchi,
- Alberto Martelli
Front Pediatr 2017 31;5:165. Epub 2017 Jul 31.
Department of Pediatrics, Salvini Hospital, Milan, Italy.
Interest in probiotic research and its potential benefits in infant foods are relatively recent but significantly increasing. The evolution of the knowledge in the last 20 years demonstrated that alterations in the microbiome may be a consequence of events occurring during infancy or childhood, including prematurity, cesarean section, and nosocomial infections. Several pieces of evidence prove that a "healthy" intestinal microbiota facilitates the development of immune tolerance. Read More