Neonatal size in term children is associated with asthma at age 7, but not with atopic dermatitis or allergic sensitization

Allergy, 05/04/2012

Increased neonatal size was significantly associated with asthma at age 7 but not atopic dermatitis (AD) or allergic sensitization in at–risk children born at term. The findings suggest some common prenatal mechanisms linking body size and asthma.

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