Ever dispense of prescribed allergy medication in children growing up close to traffic: a registry-based birth cohort.

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Epidemiologic studies have shown conflicting results regarding the role of traffic pollution in the development of allergic disease. This study investigated the relationship between living close to traffic and ever dispense of prescribed oral antihistamines or nasal anti-allergic medication, among young children. The underlying aim was to investigate if children growing up close to traffic pollution are at higher risk of developing allergy in early childhood.


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  • Environmental Health and Occupational Health
Original languageEnglish
Article number1023
JournalBMC Public Health
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Publication categoryResearch

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