Diet and Microbiota

The human gastrointestinal tract is the home for trillions of bacteria that are continuously shaped by different factors and amongst these factors is the particular dietary habit followed.

High Fat Diet, Obesity and Microbiota

Nutrition during pregnancy is one of the most important factors that play a significant role in the early developmental process through the regulation of epigenetic mechanisms during pregnancy and neonatal periods.

The skin your baby’s in

Eczema, also known as Atopic Dermatitis (AD) has been on the rise in industrialised countries over the last few decades, such that now 20% of babies will have Eczema by the time they reach six months.

Is probiotic supplementation during pregnancy important for labour?

Is Probiotic Supplementation During Pregnancy Important for Labour? Written by Dr Fathalla Ali, PHD Paediatrics 9/9/2020​ Adaptation of the maternal immune system to the developmental change during pregnancy is an important factor for a successful pregnancy. During this period, the immune system should remain tolerance to the fetal allograft and adapt to immune functions against […]

Factors that affect the microbiome during pregnancy

Factors that Affect the Microbiome During Pregnancy Written by Dr Fathalla Ali, PHD Paediatrics 9/9/2020​ Pregnancy is a complex physiological process associated with simultaneous hormonal, immunologic, and metabolic changes, which must all be synchronized to preserve the health of both the mother and the baby. Hormonal change is one of the first changes that occurs […]