Asthma hope;Child File;The week in education

1st October 1999 at 01:00
An asthma vaccine, developed from soil bacteria "dramatically" reduced the symptoms in eight out of 12 asthma sufferers in a study.

Professor Stephen Holgate, an expert from Southampton University, blamed increased asthma on hygienic lifestyles which "may deprive our immune response of stimuli" in early life.

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