Children from affluent families may have more peanut allergies

11/11/2012 | MyHealthNewsDaily.com

Children ages 1 to 9 living in affluent households were more likely to develop peanut allergies than those who came from lower income families, according to a study presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology meeting. The findings support the hygiene hypothesis, which states that living in an overly clean environment affects the development of children's immune systems, making them prone to allergies.

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