Levels of omega-3 and 6 fatty acids in the diets of pregnant women
do not appear to have an important influence on the development of
wheezing and allergies in their children, according to UK
Babies exposed to high levels of iron and selenium in the womb are
probably less likely to develop wheezing and eczema in early
childhood according to the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and
Infants who take multivitamins may be at a greater risk of
developing asthma and food allergies, according to a new study out
of the US, which appears to conflict with evidence linking low
levels of antioxidant vitamins to higher...
Pregnant women with asthma who eat oily fish, such as salmon or
trout, may help protect their children against developing asthma,
according to a study presented at the American Thoracic Society International Conference in
Taking fish oil supplements appears to significantly reduce the
severity in elite athletes of a condition which reduces lung
function after exercise and narrows the airways, report researchers
from universities in the US and Cardiff,...
Taking supplements of melatonin, used to combat insomnia or jet
lag, could pose health risks for people with asthma say researchers
in the US. Higher levels of melatonin are associated with an
overnight loss of lung function in asthma...
The components in milk fat could be responsible for lower rates of
asthma among young children, concludes a study in Thorax,
which challenges previous findings linking fish fatty acids to
lower incidence of the disease.