- Early-life hygiene-related factors affect risk of central nervous system demyelination and asthma differentiallyA M Hughes
National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Clin Exp Immunol 172:466-74. 2013..Allergies were not over-represented among people presenting with FCD. Sibship characteristics influence both FCD and asthma risk but the underlying mechanisms differ, possibly due to the timing of the putative 'sibling effect'...
- The role of latitude, ultraviolet radiation exposure and vitamin D in childhood asthma and hayfever: an Australian multicenter studyAnn Maree Hughes
National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Pediatr Allergy Immunol 22:327-33. 2011..Our results also suggest that solar exposure during childhood may be important in allergic sensitization. Plausible explanations, including biologic mechanisms, exist for both observations...