Effects of partially hydrolyzed whey infant formula on the risk of developing atopic dermatitis in infants

Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018

This review paper summarized results from eight clinical trials and confirmed that partially hydrolyzed whey-based formula supports normal growth, and potentially reduces the risk of atopic dermatitis in non-exclusively breastfed infants from the general population during the first four to six months of life.


Sauswer J, et al. Partially hydrolyzed whey infant formula: Literature review on effects and the risk of developing atopic dermatitis in infants from the general population. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2018;177(2):123-134.

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