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Media Release: Food for thought – diet linked to asthma severity in pregnancy

A University of Adelaide study has found asthmatic women who eat a high-fat, high-sugar diet are more likely to have uncontrolled asthma while pregnant. Dr Jessica Grieger from the University’s Robinson Research Institute says diet is important for all women planning to start a family but it’s even more essential for women with asthma. “Asthma […]

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Pregnant women who smoke as well as having asthma are increasing the risk of complications

Dr Nicolette Hodyl’s research has shown for the first time that pregnant women who smoke as well as having asthma are greatly increasing the risk of complications for themselves and their unborn children. In the first study of its kind in the world, Nicolette and her team compared data from more than 170,000 Australian women […]

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