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An Australian University study has found that fish oil supplements may have a preventative effect against childhood asthma for those with a family history of allergies. However, removal of dust mites from the home environment seemed to have no effect on incidence of asthma in children. The omega-3 fatty acids prevent cells from getting inflamed and asthma is simply an inflammation of the airways.
Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Herald Sun
About: Fish oils preventative effect on childhood asthma discovered
Date: 3 November 2004
Source: Herald Sun
Author: Kylie Walker
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