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Breastfeeding does not protect children against asthma and allergies

19:00 EST 12 Nov 2017 | AAAS

(Uppsala University) The effect of breastfeeding on the risk of developing asthma and allergy has been debated for a long time. In a recent study, Uppsala University researchers show that breastfeeding might in fact increase the risk of developing hay fever and eczema, while not having any clear effect on the risk of asthma. The results have been published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.

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