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Study sheds light on low asthma rates in rural children

Rural children less likely to be diagnosed compared with children in cities

Researchers Oluwafemi Oluwole and Joshua Lawson have shed light on findings from previous studies that indicated rural children are less likely to have asthma. Without investigating diagnostic explanations, those studies suggested that early-life exposure to dust and other environmental allergens may have protected rural children from developing asthma. “This may not be entirely the case,” […] Read more