The article is a result of a collaboration between Karlstad University and the Harvard College of Public Health in the U.S. Related StoriesFour types of gut bacterias can protect infants from asthmaNew therapy episodes the source of asthma, treats the disease at cellular levelUtah researchers awarded NIH grant to build up informatics platform to identify cause of pediatric asthma.. Chemicals in everyday chemicals increase threat of allergies in children The use of chemicals in our everyday lives entails increased risks of allergies in children, according to a scholarly research at Karlstad University in Sweden.Based on whom you question, the technology is either helpful or has unwanted effects on health insurance and environment, said James Shanahan, associate professor of communication at Cornell and lead researcher of the scholarly study. Generally, women and non-Caucasians perceived higher risk in using biotechnology in food production than men and Caucasians. And politically, Republicans showed more general support for GE foods than others, he said. John Besley, among Shanahan’s collaborators and a Cornell doctoral candidate in conversation, presented the findings at the annual conference of the American Association for the Advancement of Technology today .