TITLE

Babies born in high pollen months more likely to wheeze

PUB. DATE
April 2009
SOURCE
Foods Matter (UK);Apr2009, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses research on wheezing in children conducted by researchers at the Center for Children's Environmental Health Research of the University of California, Berkeley. According to the study of 514 children, those born during winter and fall, a time when level of mould is high, are more at risk of wheezing by the age of two.
ACCESSION #
43249149

 

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