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Pools threaten our health?

July 19 2006

Respiratory problems often suffer from those who visit a swimming pool. Such a conclusion Belgian researchers from the Catholic University Luvayna.

Scientists have found an association between the number of children suffering from asthma and the number of pools. It was found that the incidence of asthma is higher where larger pools. Moreover, the dependence is as follows: one pool is associated with an increase in the incidence of 2-3%.

Researchers believe that the main factor in this case is a lasting effect on the respiratory system of children decontamination products based on chlorine compounds, informs "Interfax"

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