Gene polymorphisms, breast-feeding, and development of food sensitization in early childhood.

@article{Hong2011GenePB,
  title={Gene polymorphisms, breast-feeding, and development of food sensitization in early childhood.},
  author={Xiumei Hong and Guoying Wang and Xin Liu and Rajesh Kumar and Hui-Ju Tsai and Lester M. Arguelles and Ke Gang Hao and Colleen Pearson and Kathryn Ortiz and Anthony Bonzagni and Stephanie Apollon and Lingling Fu and Deanna Caruso and Jacqueline Ann Pongracic and Robert P. Schleimer and Patrick G. Holt and Howard Bauchner and Xiaobin Wang},
  journal={The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology},
  year={2011},
  volume={128 2},
  pages={374-81.e2}
}
BACKGROUND The effect of breast-feeding on the development of allergic disease is uncertain. There are no data that show whether this relationship varies by individual genotypes. OBJECTIVE We sought to evaluate the effect of breast-feeding and gene-breast-feeding interactions on food sensitization (FS) in a prospective US birth cohort. METHODS This study included 970 children who were prospectively followed since birth. Breast-feeding history was obtained from a standardized questionnaire… CONTINUE READING

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