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2012-06-28 06:27:50

A new study exposes the danger of the chemical butylbenzyl phthalate (BBzP), a chemical found in the households of nearly 100 percent of the mothers studied. BBzP is often used in vinyl flooring and artificial leather, and it’s slowly released into home air. It can also increase a child's risk for developing eczema.

2012-06-26 14:15:20

Prenatal exposure to a ubiquitous household chemical called butylbenzyl phthalate (BBzP) can increase a child's risk for developing eczema.

2012-03-05 10:49:27

Newly proposed asthma outcome measures will help standardize and improve results from the hundreds of millions of dollars the National Institutes of Health (NIH) spends annually to study asthma.

2012-02-03 19:00:50

Increased exposure to sunlight may reduce the risk of both food allergies and eczema in children, according to a new scientific study published this week.

2011-11-24 11:44:00

A simple device that filters out airborne asthma triggers during sleep can ease persistent symptoms of the condition during the day and improve quality of life

2011-09-26 12:14:48

Drinking alcohol in moderate quantities can reduce the risk of asthma, according to Danish researchers.

2011-09-20 05:55:18

Eating low-fat yogurt while pregnant can increase the risk of your child developing asthma and hay fever, according to this study.

2011-09-12 05:17:17

According to the CDC, the number of people living with asthma in the U.S Grew by 4.3 million from the years 2001 to 2009.

2011-08-24 18:41:05

Wheezy toddlers who have a sensitivity to house dust mites are more at risk of developing asthma by the age of 12.

2011-08-24 17:23:03

The largest worldwide study on the association between breastfeeding, time of weaning and eczema in children has concluded that there is no clear evidence that exclusive breastfeeding for four months or longer protects against childhood eczema.


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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