Early introduction of oats associated with decreased risk of persistent asthma and early introduction of fish with decreased risk of allergic rhinitis.

@article{Virtanen2010EarlyIO,
  title={Early introduction of oats associated with decreased risk of persistent asthma and early introduction of fish with decreased risk of allergic rhinitis.},
  author={Suvi Mirjami Virtanen and Minna Kaila and Juha Pekkanen and Michael G. Kenward and Ulla Uusitalo and Pirjo Pietinen and Carina Kronberg-Kippil{\"a} and Timo Hakulinen and Olli Simell and Jorma Ilonen and Riitta Veijola and Mikael Knip},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  year={2010},
  volume={103 2},
  pages={266-73}
}
The evidence of the effect of the age at introduction of new foods during infancy on the development of asthma and allergic rhinitis is inconsistent and scarce. We set out to study these associations. A prospective birth cohort of infants with increased HLA-DQB1-conferred risk for type 1 diabetes was recruited in 1996-2000. The families completed at home a record on the age at introduction of new foods. Persistent asthma and allergic rhinitis were assessed at the age of 5 years with an… CONTINUE READING
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