Preventing sepsis in newborns using probiotics

A community-based trial in Odisha finds that administrating synbiotics to newborns can halve sepsis-related deaths. That babies born by caesarean section are at a slightly higher risk of developing obesity, asthma and other ailments than do children born vaginally is now well known. The reason: in a vaginal birth, a baby ingests some of the microbes present in … Continue reading Preventing sepsis in newborns using probiotics

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