Pet allergy and babies

Allergies and autoimmune diseases (like diabetes type I) often run in families. These pathologies have both a genetic component and an environmental one. Studies show that early exposure to allergenic food or animals can reduce the risk of developing allergies in adult life. Moreno and collaborators evaluated dog exposure among children for several years. TheyContinue reading “Pet allergy and babies”

Raising a bilingual child

I am living in a region where two languages are spoken. During the last months of pregnancy me and my partner talked a lot about the possibility of raising our child monolingual or bilingual. So, we read different books and several research papers. Here, I will cite the ones which were the most relevant forContinue reading “Raising a bilingual child”

Climate change and pre-term delivery

As we all know, climate change is caused mostly by human. We live in a period called anthropocene. This term indicated the fact that humans have an impact on Earth’s geology and ecosystem. Just to have an idea of human impact, take just threes minutes to look at this video: A recent study published onContinue reading “Climate change and pre-term delivery”