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Asthma risk unaffected by early allergen exposure

Scientists have found that exposure to allergens early in life does not increase a childís risk of asthma. Risk of developing an allergy seemed to be more linked to whether the child was a firstborn of if the father was genetically predisposed to allergies.

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About: Asthma risk unaffected by early allergen exposure

Date: 1 October 2004

Source: Medical News Today

URL: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/medicalnews.php?newsid=14281

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