|Babies who are given fish to eat within the first nine months may have a reduced risk of developing the skin condition eczema, according to new scientific research.
The prevalence of eczema has risen sharply in the developed world in recent years, with seven million children in the UK suffering from the condition.
Dietary and environmental factors are thought to play an important role.
Researchers in Sweden questioned 5,000 parents about their babies' eating habits in 2003 and have tracked their progress since.
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