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Probiotics Benefit Young Children with Eczema

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Gerasimov et al. in Ukraine studied the effects of probiotics on moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis, more commonly known as eczema, in children aged one to three years.

Gerasimov et al. concluded that a supplement containing a mixture of L. acidophilus DDS-1, B. lactis UABLA-12, and fructo-oligosaccharide in a dosage of 5 billion colony-forming units would provide significant clinical improvment in children with eczema. However, further studies need to be completed on the effects of probiotics in adults with eczema.

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