• Antibiotics exposure in early life linked to juvenile idiopathic arthritis

    3 days ago - By Healio

    Exposure to antibiotics in early life is associated with the later onset of juvenile idiopathic arthritis, according to data published in Pediatric Rheumatology.
    “Antibiotics are one of the most common prescription drugs in children and it seems to disrupt with the normal maturation of the microbiome,” Erik Kindgren, MD, of Skaraborg Hospital Skövde, in Sweden, and colleagues wrote. “A recent systematic review has compiled evidence that antibiotic exposure in children is associated with a reduction in wealth and/or diversity and a change in the balance between species in
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