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23 May 2019 - MedicalXpress - Pediatricians should encourage fish consumption for children

Fish and shellfish consumption should be encouraged for children, according to a technical report.


29 March 2019 - MedicalXpress - Omega-3 fatty acids tied to fewer childhood asthma symptoms

A new study has added to evidence of omega-3 fatty acids in the diet resulting in fewer pollution-triggered asthma symptoms. The same study suggests that higher amounts of dietary omega-6 fatty acids may have the opposite effect, and be associated with more severe asthma.


8 March 2019 - MedicalXpress - Vitamin D may protect against pollution-associated asthma symptoms in obese children

A new study finds vitamin D may be protective among asthmatic obese children living in urban environments with high indoor air pollution.


2 January 2019 - Nutraingredients - Could vitamin D help tackle ‘occupational asthma’?

People with occupational asthma could gain significant benefits from nutritional interventions aimed at reducing fat mass and increasing vitamin D status, according to new research.


19 November 2018 - MedicalXpress - Nearly 1 in 12 U.S. kids has a food allergy

Almost 8 percent of American children have food allergies, and 1 in 5 of them suffer an allergic reaction severe enough to wind up in hospital, a new study finds.


5 July 2018 - MedicalXpress - Vitamin D deficiency affects many pregnant women

Low vitamin D levels can have serious repercussions for the bone health of both mother and child. Vitamin D is necessary for calcium to be taken up by the intestine. In pregnancy, this vitamin is crucial to ensure sufficient calcium to build the child's bone mass and maintain that of the mother.


22 May 2018 - MedicalXpress - Study finds vitamin D supplement decreases wheezing for black preterm infants

African American infants born prematurely are at higher risk for recurrent wheezing. This condition can cause the baby discomfort and is a risk factor for developing asthma later in life. There are no widely-accepted therapies to prevent prematurity-associated wheezing.


16 November 2017 - MedicalXpress - Can asthma be controlled with a vitamin supplement?

What if it was possible to keep asthma under control by changing one's diet or taking a vitamin supplement? It may happen sooner than you think.


16 October 2017 - Medical News Bulletin - Can Vitamin D Exposure In Utero Alter Children’s Metabolic Profiles?

Vitamin D deficiency is known to play a role in the development of many diseases. Researchers determine if vitamin D exposure in utero could affect the risk for inflammatory diseases later in life.


3 October 2017 - MedicalXpress - Vitamin D protects against severe asthma attacks

Taking oral vitamin D supplements in addition to standard asthma medication could halve the risk of asthma attacks requiring hospital attendance.


26 May 2017 - MedicalXpress - Vitamin D in pregnancy may prevent childhood asthma

A new study published today in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology has found that taking Vitamin D supplements in pregnancy can positively modify the immune system of the newborn baby, which could help to protect against asthma and respiratory infections, a known risk factor for developing asthma in childhood.






19 May 2007 - The Guardian - A menu for murder

In 1952, Sir Jack Drummond, a pioneering food scientist, was shot dead while on holiday in France. A local farmer was convicted of the killings. But was he really guilty - or was a more sinister plot at work, involving agribusiness?