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Fish oils preventative effect on childhood asthma discovered

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.

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About: Fish oils preventative effect on childhood asthma discovered

Date: 3 November 2004

Source: Herald Sun

Author: Kylie Walker


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