Pregnant Moms’ Air Pollution Exposure May Affect Babies’ Health
Pregnant Moms’ Air Pollution Exposure May Affect Babies’ Health
A number of epidemiological studies support a link between air quality and poor health outcomes, and researchers are searching for explanations in the lab.
Pregnant Moms’ Air Pollution Exposure May Affect Babies’ Health
Pregnant Moms’ Air Pollution Exposure May Affect Babies’ Health

A number of epidemiological studies support a link between air quality and poor health outcomes, and researchers are searching for explanations in the lab.

A number of epidemiological studies support a link between air quality and poor health outcomes, and researchers are searching for explanations in the lab.

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Study: Fish Oil During Pregnancy May Lower Asthma Risk in Children
Study: Fish Oil During Pregnancy May Lower Asthma Risk in Children
Ben Andrew Henry | Dec 30, 2016
Pregnant women who took a fish oil supplement during pregnancy were less likely to have children with asthma.
Neonatal Gut Bacteria Might Promote Asthma
Neonatal Gut Bacteria Might Promote Asthma
Anna Azvolinsky | Sep 12, 2016
Byproducts of gut microbes in some 1-month–old babies trigger inflammation that is linked to later asthma development, researchers find.
Study: Nail-Biters, Thumb-Suckers Have Fewer Allergies
Study: Nail-Biters, Thumb-Suckers Have Fewer Allergies
Tanya Lewis | Jul 11, 2016
The findings of a longitudinal study in New Zealand lend support to the hygiene hypothesis.
Gut Bacteria Linked to Asthma Risk
Gut Bacteria Linked to Asthma Risk
Jef Akst | Oct 1, 2015
Four types of gut bacteria found in babies’ stool may help researchers predict the future development of asthma.
<em>The Scientist</em> on The Pulse #3
The Scientist on The Pulse #3
Kerry Grens | Jan 28, 2014
Kerry Grens chats about ancient tooth decay, asthma, and fat cells.
Fiber-Rich Diet Cuts Asthma in Mice
Fiber-Rich Diet Cuts Asthma in Mice
Kerry Grens | Jan 7, 2014
Scientists show that fiber’s influence on gut microbes affects the lungs’ response to allergens.
Dangers of Second-Generation Smoke
Dangers of Second-Generation Smoke
Beth Marie Mole | Nov 5, 2012
Nicotine leaves epigenetic marks on the rat genome that make offspring and grand-offspring more prone to asthma.  
Dogs May Guard Against Asthma
Hayley Dunning | Jul 3, 2012
Mice become immune to a virus associated with childhood asthma when exposed to dust from homes that have dogs.
Suspected Effects of Vitamin D
Suspected Effects of Vitamin D
Amy Maxmen | Mar 1, 2012
Vitamin D has a variety of actions in the body. It binds to the vitamin D receptor (VDR), which then binds to the retinoid X receptor (RXR) and activates the expression of numerous genes.