Role of breast feeding in primary prevention of asthma and allergic diseases in a traditional society.

@article{Bener2007RoleOB,
  title={Role of breast feeding in primary prevention of asthma and allergic diseases in a traditional society.},
  author={Abdulbari Bener and Mohammad S. Ehlayel and Shirina Alsowaidi and Alfred Sabbah},
  journal={European annals of allergy and clinical immunology},
  year={2007},
  volume={39 10},
  pages={337-43}
}
BACKGROUND The fact that breastfeeding may protect against allergic diseases remains controversial, with hardly any reports from developing countries. Prolonged breastfeeding was shown to reduce the risk of allergic and respiratory diseases. AIM The aim of this study was to assess the relationship between breastfeeding and the development of childhood asthma and allergic diseases in Qatari children at age 0-5 years. Additionally, this study investigated the effect of prolonged breastfeeding… CONTINUE READING