TITLE

Prevention strategies for asthma -- primary prevention

PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/13/2005 Supplement, Vol. 173, pS20
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on the primary prevention technique for asthma. Families with biparental atopy should avoid having cats or dogs in the home, since these pets can sensitize the risk of allergies. Furthermore, breastfeeding is preventative against early childhood wheeze and the resulting development of the bronchial disease.
ACCESSION #
24774475

 

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