CHILD profiled in Wave magazine

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Ilsa Buchholz is one of the almost 3,500 kids participating in the CHILD Cohort Study. You can read about what being a part of CHILD means to Ilsa and her parents, what tests Ilsa undergoes every few years during her … Continued

CHILD breastfeeding research makes a splash

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Ongoing research led by Dr. Meghan Azad, using data from the CHILD Study, has shed light on the breastmilk microbiome and on breastfeeding’s protective effects against allergy and asthma, as well as obesity and diabetes. High-profile publications in recent years … Continued

CHILD research in New York Times Op-ed

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  In a November 18, 2018, opinion piece in the New York Times entitled “Save the Germs,” documentary filmmaker Sarah Schenck argues the case for the establishment of a “microbial vault” to preserve, for future use in combating disease, samples … Continued

UNICEF features CHILD Study research

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  UNICEF, the world’s leading child-focused humanitarian organization, recently referenced CHILD Study research to bolster two campaigns, one in Canada and one in the UK, supportive of breastfeeding. In April 2018, UNICEF Canada, featured CHILD Study research results in a … Continued

CHILD in Chatelaine magazine

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A recent article in Chatelaine magazine reviews the history of medical efforts to tackle food allergy, highlighting recent breakthroughs in research and treatment—and providing national exposure for the CHILD Study along the way. The article looks at current and emerging … Continued

BBC features CHILD findings

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“Research has consistently shown families with dogs have lower rates of asthma, the idea being that they help us swim against the hygiene tide by traipsing their muddy paws around the house and sticking their noses into everything,” observes BBC … Continued

Interview videos highlight CHILD research

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A recent video interview with CHILD investigator Dr. Meghan Azad, “Meghan Azad on Studying Chronic Diseases in Children,” produced by the Human Capital and Economic Opportunity (HCEO) Global Working Group, explores her work on the developmental origins of disease in … Continued