Allergy and obesity in children: is there any link?


Volume 66 • Issue 3 • September 2021, pp. 17-26

Received: 07.09.2021 | Publication date: 30.09.2021

N.B. Migacheva1, O.V. Skvortsova2, E.G. Mikhaylova1,2, D.A. Rakcheeva1

1 Samara State Medical University, Samara, Russia;​
2 GBUZ SODKB after N.N. Ivanova, Samara, Russia

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The steady increase in the prevalence of non-communicable diseases in the population, including obesity and allergic diseases, dictates the need to study both common causal factors and mechanisms of their development, and to search for new effective treatment and prevention strategies. However the resultsof epidemiologic, clinical and laboratory studies are still inconclusive, especially in pediatric population. In this review we present and discuss current data that may help to understand the possible relationship and mechanisms of mutual influence of allergy and obesity in children.


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Migacheva NB, Skvortsova OV, Mikhaylova EG, Rakcheeva DA. Allergy and obesity in children: is there any link? Allergology and Immunology in Pediatrics. 2021;3(66):17–26. (In Russ.)

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Natalya B. Migacheva

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