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21 October 2010

Pregnancy during spring may boost kid's risk of food allergies

But whether the effect is causal isn't known, experts say

But whether the effect is causal isn't known, experts say

There may be several reasons for this new finding, said lead researcher Dr Kaisa Pyrhonen, of the Institute of Health Sciences at the University of Oulu, including concentration of pollen in spring, exposure to sunlight, which is related to synthesis of vitamin D, and viral infections.

 
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