microbiome

The microbiome in prematurity: Key messages from emerging sciencePTB can be readily separated into spontaneous and indicated PTB, and, thus, treatment or prevention for one might be counterproductive for the other.
Atopic dermatitis infections that persistAtopic dermatitis normalizes the skin micro biome. Anti-inflammatory medications for atopic dermatitis reduce colonization. Children with atopic dermatitis more prone to molluscum infection.
June Clinical Considerations for NPs, PAsThis month, our clinical considerations include articles on the role of the microbe in acne, data around a topical agent to treat tinea pedis, and insights on sebum interacts with airborne pollution.
Microbe imbalance fuels acneThe difference between acne and healthy skin is largely dependent on the balance of the skin microbiota, according to study results.
How diabetes is linked to gut bacteriaGiven this abundance of nonhuman species living on and within our bodies, it is not surprising that there is a link between specific bacteria to systemic and ocular disease—including diabetes and diabetes-related eye disease.
Antibiotics weaken breastfeeding’s benefitsThe protective effects of breastfeeding against infections and overweight are reduced or eliminated by antibiotic use early in life, according to a retrospective study in 226 5-year-old Finnish children, almost all of whom had been breastfed for at least 1 month.
Appreciating the role of microbial communities on the skinMicrobial colonization in the development of inflammatory conditions and immune-mediated conditions is a hot research topic, and new dermatologic therapies can potentially result from greater understanding of the role of microbial communities on the skin and in the gut.
Restoring the balance: skin microbiome in atopic dermatitisResearch has demonstrated that staph aureus is in increased supply on the skin of atopic dermatitis patients coupled with less overall diversity in the number of bacteria on their skin, suggesting therapies that achieve balance in the skin microbiome could help to manage atopic dermatitis.
Are skincare products with probiotics worth the hype?Evidence is mounting for the use of probiotics, prebiotics and microbial lysates in skincare. One expert examines the literature and shares observations.
How delivery mode alters babies' gut microbiome (VIDEO)For Contemporary OB/GYN, Dr Bobby Lazzara discusses key findings of a study published in Science Translational Medicine. The study looked at how delivery mode impacted the gut microbiome of infants and wondered about the long-term impact.