CHILDREN, LACK OF VITAMIN D AND ASTHMA

Children with prolonged vitamin D deficiency in the first decade of life are more likely to develop asthma and allergies, according to a new study.

It has also revealed a “dark side” to the highly successful anti-skin cancer messaging, says Professor Katie Allen, of the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute.


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