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Latest childhood asthma Stories

2014-05-20 10:06:20

Maternal intake of dietary methyl donors during the first trimester of pregnancy modulates the risk of developing childhood asthma at age 7.

2014-03-28 11:34:46

Banning smoking in public places has helped to cut premature births by 10 per cent.

2012-06-21 06:19:27

Dogs may be cute and cuddly, but they contribute a lot of damage to a household; they chew your shoes, shed fur on your clothes, and knock over priceless objects. Now, a new study shows that one mess they leave behind can actually be beneficial for your children’s’ health.

2010-11-10 14:24:18

Evidence suggesting that the risk of childhood asthma associated with prenatal paracetamol exposure may depend on antioxidant genes in the mother has been found by a team of UK scientists.

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2010-02-23 14:26:07

New findings show that while America spends 50 percent more on children with asthma, more than 1 million children with asthma remain uninsured and at risk for inadequate care.

2009-09-02 14:37:17

U.S. and Mexican scientists say they've identified genetic variants on a specific chromosome that are associated with childhood asthma occurring in Mexicans. The scientists from the U.S. National Institute of Environmental Health, the Mexican National Institute of Public Health and their U.S.

2009-08-28 10:04:00

Genetic variants in a region on chromosome 9q may influence asthma development in Mexican children, according to research published in the August 28 issue of the open-access journal PLoS Genetics.

2009-04-23 18:36:45

Childhood asthma rates could increase as much as 30 percent with exposure to higher levels of traffic-related air pollution, a California study suggests. The study, published in the journal of Environmental Health Perspectives, is the latest to come from the Southern California Children's Health Study, a project pioneered by the Air Resources Board in the early 1990s. The eight-year study followed 217 non-asthmatic children from a wide area of Southern California.

2008-07-03 03:00:00

By Sabia, Joseph J American University, Department of Public Administration & Policy, School of Public Affairs, Ward Circle Building, Washington, DC 20016, USA; E-mail sabia@american.edu.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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