Allergies are 'gender related'

Doctors have discovered a child's risk of developing an allergic disease is doubled if a parent of the same sex has suffered from it, new research has claimed.

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New research 'could help prevent asthma'

This study is exciting because it opens up interesting new avenues of research that could tell us more about the relative role of genes, environment and gender in terms of asthma risk, and enable us use this information to potentially prevent asthma in the future.

– Leanne Metcalf, assistant director of research and practice at Asthma UK

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