Pr De Simone’s Blog, a Pioneer of the Gut Microbiota

Pr De Simone’s Blog, a Pioneer of the Gut Microbiota

Probiotics during pregnancy, intestinal health and well-being

Pregnancy is a very particular moment in a woman's life during which many functional and metabolic parameters are carefully monitored. Among others, blood glucose, gestational weight gain (GWG), and the risk of gestational diabetes mellitus [GDM and glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c)] are constantly checked to avoid the risk of developing maternal pregnancy-related [...]

A mouse model of lupus benefited from probiotic treatment during pregnancy and breastfeeding1

Dysbiosis of gut microbiota exists in the pathogenesis of many autoimmune diseases, including systemic lupus erythematosus (lupus). This problem becomes particularly serious during pregnancy, with a worsening of the disease signs in post-delivery. The group coordinated by Xin M. Luo evaluated the structure of the intestinal microbiota in a mouse model [...]

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