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DNA methylation profiles between airway epithelium and proxy tissues in children.
AIM: Epidemiological studies of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) methylation in airway disease have largely been conducted using blood or buccal samples. However, given tissue specificity of DNA methylation, these surrogate ...
Maternal intake of sugar during pregnancy and childhood respiratory and atopic outcomes.
The possible role of maternal consumption of free sugar during pregnancy in the inception of respiratory and atopic diseases has not been studied. We aimed to study the relationship between maternal intake of free sugar ...
Maternal 25-hydroxyvitamin D and its association with childhood atopic outcomes and lung function.
BACKGROUND: It has been suggested that maternal vitamin D status in pregnancy influences the risk of asthma and atopy in the offspring. The epidemiological evidence to support these claims is conflicting and may reflect ...
Haemoglobin concentrations in pregnancy and respiratory and allergic outcomes in childhood: Birth cohort study.
BACKGROUND: Limited epidemiological evidence suggests that low maternal iron status and anaemia in pregnancy may increase the risk of childhood respiratory and allergic outcomes. OBJECTIVES: To investigate the relation ...