Twelve randomized controlled trials on the preventive effects of lactic acid bacteria as probiotics on infantile eczema were included, and 7 of the 12 randomized controlled trials reported the preventive effect of lactic acid bacteria on atopic eczema. The meta analysis showed that there was an overall significant reduction in infantile eczema and atopic eczema favoring lactic acid bacteria compared with placebo.
Zhongguo Dang Dai Er Ke Za Zhi. 2010 Sep;12(9):734-9. PMID: 20849726
Department of Pediatrics, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, China.