Children with milk allergies may experience asthma symptoms after inhaling chalk dust containing casein, according to recent study results published in Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.
“Chalks that are labeled as being anti-dust or dustless still release small particles into the air,” study researcher Carlos H. Larramendi, MD, of the Hospital Marina Baixa in Spain, said in a press release. “Our research has found when the particles are inhaled by children with milk allergy, coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath can occur. Inhalation can also cause nasal congestion, sneezing and a runny nose.” Full Story »
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