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Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres


Caption: To investigate the question, Dr. Kristin Weisse's team from Leipzig used samples from the LiNA cohort that the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research had established together with the St. Georg municipal clinic between 2006 and 2008 headed by Dr. Irina Lehmann. In total, it was possible to include 622 mothers and their 629 children in the long-term study, "Lifestyle and environmental factors and their impact on the newborn allergy risk."

Credit: Kristin Weisse/UFZ

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