A significant proportion of childhood asthma in Australia is attributable to damp housing and use of gas cookers, new research suggests. Using data from several peer-reviewed studies and the Australian Bureau of Statistics’ Census, Queensland researchers have estimated that exposure to damp housing is associated with 8% of asthma in children. The use of gas ...
Childhood asthma linked to 2 common household exposures
By Tessa Hoffman
18 Apr 2018