Prescribing germ killer drugs or antibiotics in infants before the age of six months turned out to invite risks. A U.S. study says, infants who received antibiotics have 70 percent higher risk of suffering from asthma in childhood.
Researchers at Yale University indicated that infants will face increased risk of asthma by 40 percent when if antibiotics have been prescribed for treatment once in the early months of his birth. The risk will increase to 70 percent if they have been prescribed the second time to treat infections that are difficult to cure. (more…)