• Second primary melanomas show no increased mortality risk

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Patients with second primary melanomas showed significant survival advantage and thinner lesions compared with those with single primary melanomas, according to a study published in the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.
    Melissa M. Sarver, MD, of Duke University School of Medicine, and colleagues noted that 1.3% to 8% of patients who develop a single primary melanoma have an increased risk for developing multiple primary melanomas , which includes a subset of whom will develop a “second primary melanoma” within 3 months of the first lesion.
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  • Caesarean births not linked to increased risk of food allergy during infancy

    Caesarean births not linked to increased risk of food allergy during infancy

    1 month ago - By ScienceDaily

    Caesarean births are not linked to an increased risk of food allergy during the first year of life, according to a new study.
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  • Prepregnancy obesity associated with increased risk for wheeze in offspring

    Prepregnancy obesity associated with increased risk for wheeze in offspring

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Prepregnancy obesity increased risk for wheeze in offspring, although excessive gestational weight gain generally was not associated with atopy, according to a study published in Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.
    “Our research group is interested in how early life exposures may affect child development and health outcomes,” Kristen J. Polinski, PhD, a postdoctoral Intramural Research Training Award fellow in the epidemiology branch of the division of population health research at NIH's Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development,
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