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2013-01-22 13:50:51

Strongest links found for jobs involving cleaning and cleaning agents The strongest evidence seems to be for jobs involving cleaning or cleaning agents, the research suggests. The authors base their findings on the job histories up to the age of 42 of almost 7,500 British adults born in 1958, all of whom were taking part in the National Child Development Study, which is tracking the long term health of more than 11,000 people living in Britain. Information about symptoms of asthma or...

2011-09-26 13:31:32

Mothers who are exposed to particular agents during pregnancy could give birth to children with a higher risk of asthma, according to new research. The study will be presented today (26 September 2011) at the European Respiratory Society's Annual Congress in Amsterdam. It is well known that when people are exposed to certain substances and chemicals it can cause asthma. However, there has been little research investigating whether a mother's work exposure during pregnancy can lead to...

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2009-09-15 12:56:18

Swimming in a chlorinated pool may increase a child's chances of experiencing problems with asthma and allergies, according to a new study. Writing in Monday's issue of the journal Pediatrics, Alfred Bernard, a toxicology professor at Catholic University of Louvain in Brussels, and colleagues, noted that children who spend over 1,000 hours in chlorinated pools were eight times more at risk of having asthma than children who spent time in pools which used other chemicals. "This is an important...

2006-07-17 18:03:37

LONDON (Reuters) - Rising cases of asthma in European children could be partly due to indoor swimming pools, Belgian scientists said on Tuesday. They believe exposure to chlorine bi-products, both in the air and the water, could be a factor. "The prevalence of childhood asthma and the number of indoor chlorinated swimming pools in Europe are linked through associations that are geographically consistent and independent of climate, altitude and the socioeconomic status of the...


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