Does allergy begin in utero?

@article{Lockett2015DoesAB,
  title={Does allergy begin in utero?},
  author={Gabrielle A Lockett and Johanna Huoman and John W Holloway},
  journal={Pediatric allergy and immunology : official publication of the European Society of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology},
  year={2015},
  volume={26 5},
  pages={
          394-402
        }
}
It has been recognized for centuries that allergic disease runs in families, implying a role for genetic factors in determining individual susceptibility. More recently, a range of evidence shows that many of these genetic factors, together with in utero environmental exposures, lead to the development of allergic disease through altered immune and organ development. Environmental exposures during pregnancy including diet, nutrient intake and toxin exposures can alter the epigenome and interact… CONTINUE READING
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