Are BABY WIPES fueling allergies? Scientists warn the soft cleansers are contributing to a 'perfect storm' for food intolerances in youngsters



Baby wipes increase children's risk of developing life-threatening food allergies, new research suggests.
Immune reactions to everyday produce like nuts, eggs and soy may be brought on by a 'perfect storm' of baby wipes, dust and food exposure, a study found today in a 'major advance'. 
Researchers believe this is due to an ingredient in soap found in baby wipes, known as sodium lauryl sulphate, lingering on infants' skin and disrupting its protective fatty barrier.
In youngsters with genetic mutations that predispose them to allergies, this disruption could lead to immune reactions if they... read more

 
6 April 2018 in Health, Views: 116
Source: Daily Mail
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