Published in Women's Health Weekly, September 24th, 2009
"We searched MEDLINE, EMBASE, and Web of Science between 1966 and 2008 and eligible reference lists. A total of 16 observational studies were included. Meta-analyses revealed no evidence that asthma, hay fever, or 'any allergy' are associated with cancers of the breast (relative risk, RR = 0.93, 95% CI: 0.73-1.19 for asthma; 1.04, 0.94-1.16 for hay fever; 1.01, 0.94-1.08 for any allergy); prostate (RR = 0.93, 95%...
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