Are children at high familial risk of developing allergy born into a low risk environment? The PIAMA Birth Cohort Study. Prevention and Incidence of Asthma and Mite Allergy.

@article{Wijga2001AreCA,
  title={Are children at high familial risk of developing allergy born into a low risk environment? The PIAMA Birth Cohort Study. Prevention and Incidence of Asthma and Mite Allergy.},
  author={Alet H. Wijga and Henriette A Smit and Bert A Brunekreef and Jorrit Gerritsen and M Kerkhof and L P Koopman and Herman J Neijens},
  journal={Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology},
  year={2001},
  volume={31 4},
  pages={576-81}
}
BACKGROUND A family history of allergy, reflecting genetic risk factors, increases the risk of developing allergic diseases, but environmental factors, especially those present in early life, also contribute to the actual development of allergic phenomena. OBJECTIVE To identify differences in lifestyle between allergic and non-allergic parents, which may… CONTINUE READING