The development of socio-economic health differences in childhood: results of the Dutch longitudinal PIAMA birth cohort
- Chapter 11: Environmentâ€related health â€“ focus on children. Thuvander, Ann; Victorin, Katarina // Scandinavian Journal of Public Health;Jun2006 Supplement 67, Vol. 34 Issue s67, p247
The article discusses the environmental-related health of children in Sweden. Swedish children are generally good, although asthma and allergy are a considerable problem. Parents' smoking leads to more than 500 cases of acute lower-airway diseases per year. Ambient air pollutants increase the...
- Asthma and the Curse of Cleanliness. Selim, Jocelyn // Discover;Jan2004, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p10
Presents a study that examined the role of Hepatitis A in protecting children against asthma and allergies. Background on an increase in the incidence of asthma in the U.S.; Possible link between asthma and clean surroundings; Percentage of a decline in the hepatitis infection rate in the...
- ACCEPTING Asthma. // Australian Parents;Oct/Nov2000, p56
Presents information on asthma in children. Factors that trigger asthma; Symptoms of asthma; Answers to some commonly asked questions on asthma; Tips on helping children manage and accept their condition.
- No Link between Mold Growth and Development of Asthma and Allergy, Scandinavian Study Finds. // Journal of Applied Sciences;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p905
No abstract available.
- Multi-Pronged Approach At Home Can Help Reduce Kids' Asthma. // RN;Dec2004, Vol. 67 Issue 12, p18
Shows that an individualized program that targets multiple allergens in the home can be effective. Results of a study of mostly African-American or Hispanic children who had asthma and were allergic to at least one common indoor allergen; Researchers' development of specific interventions for...
- Tree Nut Allergy, Egg Allergy and Asthma in Children. Gaffin, Jonathan M.; Phipatanakul, Wanda // Pediatrics for Parents;Mar/Apr2011, Vol. 27 Issue 3/4, p30
The article discusses issues related to managing food allergy and asthma in children. It has been informed that milk, soy, egg, wheat and peanut are the most common food allergies in early childhood. It is also evident that children with food allergies remain at greater risk of developing...
- Continuing Education Test #1139. // RN;Jul2008, Vol. 71 Issue 7, p32
A quiz about pediatric asthma is presented.
- Childhood Asthma. Krishna, Dave // Pediatrics for Parents;2004, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p5
Presents a question and answer advisory about childhood asthma. Description of asthma; Symptomatology of asthma in children; Ways on how to help a child avoid asthma attacks.
- the pill & allergies. // Good Medicine (Australian Consolidated Press);Jul2003, p16
Reveals that children whose mothers take the pill are most likely to suffer from eczema and asthma according to a study carried out at the Institute of Epidemiology in East Germany. Rate of allergy among those whose mothers used oral contraceptives before they became pregnant; Risk of asthma.