Medical News Summary: Household chemical linked to asthma risk


About: Household chemical linked to asthma risk
Date: 23 December 2004
Source: U TV Newsroom
Medical News Summary (summary of medical news story as reported by U TV Newsroom): Research involving 7,000 subjects has indicated that household chemicals such as bleach, paint stripper and carpet cleaners may be linked to childhood asthma. Study results suggested that the most frequent use of chemicals was associated with a doubled risk of wheezing problems.
Related Disease Topics: Asthma, Wheezing

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