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Study Links Mould To Childhood Asthma

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6 August 2012

While mould is considered an asthma trigger and risk factor for exacerbating asthma, new research links three mould species to childhood development of asthma, according to a study by University of Cincinnati researchers. Black mould is often referred to as almost a category of mould but it is important to know that when black mould is present in a building it almost always consists of a number of different genera that can cause many health effects including asthma, skin conditions and depression. This article takes a closer look at the link between particular common species of mould and childhood asthma.

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