Many Expectant Moms Don’t Get Steroids That Protect Preterm Babies

Title: Many Expectant Moms Don’t Get Steroids That Protect Preterm BabiesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/13/2014 12:36:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 8/14/2014 12:00:00 AM MedicineNet Pregnancy General

Lung microbes protect against asthma

Whether or not people develop asthma may be determined in the first few weeks after birth according to a study of mice. The study suggests that microbes in the lungs stimulate the newborn’s immune system. Our lungs were long considered to be germfree and sterile. It was only recently discovered that, like our intestines and […]