du The connection between children and pets Water is commonly distributed: there are children in contact with infants, and others at least avoid them. A new study can provide a scientific argument for one of the positions.
At the University of Göteborg in Sweden, researchers examined the link between children and allergies and found a pattern: The increased relationship with children's pets reduces the risk of allergies, eczema or asthma. Until now, they have suggested a relationship but they did a study with an animal. The work team was asked if there were any changes.
In this way, they analyzed the work done by coworkers and, nevertheless, pets. According to the results published in the scientific magazine PLoS ONE, they were reviewed in the first study Allergens were down 43% during the first year, with home-grown children at home for the first time, growing by 24% over three years -The two living with Biżira did not develop.
In the second job, the same benefit was demonstrated: after eight or nine years, the first childhood with a pet was allergic to 48% at risk, The figure fell by 21% Between two or more sufferers.
"A dog or cat that is rarely involved in the home or childhood does not have a protective effect," said Bill Hesselmar, one of the authors, because there was no explanation for the relationship. For the sake of reason, The researcher also hypothesized that pets have microbes that stimulate immune system for children and allergies apparently avoided. In this regard, it seems clear that when it comes to spending extra time, and even getting in touch with other children, there seems to be a protective effect.