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Exposure to pet and pest allergens during infancy linked to reduced asthma risk

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Children exposed to high indoor levels of pet or pest allergens during infancy have a lower risk of developing asthma by 7 years of age, new research reveals. The findings may provide clues for the ...

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Respiratory tract infections in young children linked to asthma and worse lung function

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Respiratory tract infections in young children are linked to an increased risk of asthma and worse lung function in later life, according to new research. Children's Health News — ScienceDaily

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Heavily-used pesticide linked to breathing problems in farmworkers' children

[unable to retrieve full-text content] New study finds that elemental sulfur is linked to reduced lung function, more asthma-related symptoms and higher asthma medication use in children living about a half-mile or less from farms that use the pesticide. Children's ...

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Birth defects, cancer linked

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Some children born with birth defects may be at increased risk for specific types of cancer, according to a new review. Children's Health News — ScienceDaily

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Sense of smell deficits are common, linked to malnutrition in patients with kidney disease

[unable to retrieve full-text content] A study has found that deficits in the sense of smell are important contributors to the frequently observed lack of appetite in patients with serious kidney disease. Nutrition Research News — ScienceDaily

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Antidepressant use in pregnant women linked to small increase in autism

A new study found that antidepressant medications taken during pregnancy may be linked to the development of autism in children – although the effect appears to be limited. In looking at a cohort of children born between 2001 and 2011 ...

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Mediterranean-style diets linked to better brain function in older adults

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Eating foods included in two healthy diets — the Mediterranean or the MIND diet — is linked to a lower risk for memory difficulties in older adults, according to a new study. Nutrition Research News ...

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Artificial sweeteners linked to risk of weight gain, heart disease and other health issues

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Artificial sweeteners may be associated with long-term weight gain and increased risk of obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease, according to a new study. Nutrition Research News — ScienceDaily

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Exposure to cardiovascular risk factors linked with arterial distensibility in adolescence

The longitudinal study on children and adolescents conducted by the Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine at the University of Turku, Finland, is unique worldwide. The study shows that cardiovascular risk factors, such as overweight, high blood pressure, ...

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Childhood IQ linked to longevity

The results of a life-long study suggest that children who score higher on IQ tests may live longer. Higher childhood intelligence is linked to a lower chance of dying before the age of 80. So concludes a study of nearly ...

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