Father’s Preconception Activity also Important
The smoking and welding in adolescent males can increase the risk for asthma in the children they may have later in life. This research suggests that perhaps adolescent boys should also be targeted in public health prevention programmes.
New research shows that both the mother and father’s preconception activity impacts the health of their future children. Thus both girls and boys should be targeted in public health programmes that aim to inform adolescents about the potential consequences their life-style choices may have on any children they might produce in the future.
- Read an excellent blog published by the International Journal of Epidemiology.
- Read the original article.