Are Cockroaches Contributing To Asthma In Urban Children?

Researchers suspect that a child's exposure to cockroaches may also contribute to problems with asthma:

"This study provides "further evidence that cockroach exposure is part of the story," study author Dr. Matthew Perzanowski told Reuters Health. "Cockroach allergen really could be contributing to disparities in asthma prevalence, even in an urban environment like New York City."