Breast-feeding reduces the risk of asthma during the first 4 years of life.

Abstract

BACKGROUND The evidence for a preventive effect of breast-feeding on asthma and other allergic diseases in childhood is inconclusive. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of breast-feeding on asthma and sensitization to airborne allergens among children up to 4 years of age. METHODS A birth cohort of 4089 children was followed… (More)

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