Medical News Summary: Researchers report on how to reduce asthma risk in children


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About: Researchers report on how to reduce asthma risk in children
Date: 19 January 2005
Source: India Express
Medical News Summary (summary of medical news story as reported by India Express): Researchers involved 3,000 children in a study from which they determined that eating vegetables at least once a week and fruit at least three times a week and breast feeding were all beneficial in reducing the risk of asthma. Other risk factors for asthma or wheezing included the use of antibiotics during the infantís first year, eating pasta, fast food or meat at least once a week, exposure to pollution, allergies, tobacco smoke and lack of exercise.
URL: http://www.indiaexpress.com/news/health/20050119-1.html
Related Disease Topics: Asthma, Wheezing, Allergy, Smoking

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