TITLE

Epidemiological studies in asthma

PUB. DATE
December 2005
SOURCE
Thorax;Dec2005 Supplement 2, Vol. 60, pii32
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
The article presents abstracts on medical research in asthma. They include "Sensitivity to Alternaria Alternata in Grass Pollen Sensitive Asthmatic Is an Important Factor in Thunderstorm Outbreaks of Asthma," by T.B. Pullmood, J. Cordon, and S.M. Nasser, "Childhood Obesity Predicts Current Incident Asthma in Adult Women," by J.A. Burgess, F.H. Walters, G.B. Byrnes, M.A. Jenkins, G.G. Giles, M.J. Abramson, J.L. Hopper and S.C. Dharmage, and "The Diagnostic Label of Childhood Wheezy Bronchitis Should be Reinstated," by N. Tagiyeva-Milne, G. McNeil, G. Russell and P.J. Helms.
ACCESSION #
19836627

 

Related Articles

  • Severe Asthma and Allergic Asthma Often Go Hand in Hand. Jannicelli, Jessica // Pulmonary Reviews;Sep2007, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p28 

    The article presents the result of a study on the association between severe asthma and allergic asthma. Roland Buhl from the Mainz University Hospital in Germany and colleagues found that roughly two-thirds of patients with asthma are sensitized to allergic triggers. They conclude that the...

  • The management of poorly controlled asthma. Roberts, June // Primary Health Care;May2002, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p43 

    Deals with asthma treatment and management. Information on asthma; Pathophysiology of the disease; Causes of the disease; Risk factors. INSETS: Box 1.Areas that need investigating during a patient...;Box2. Recommended standard morbidity questions to assess the....

  • A telehealth integrated asthma-COPD service for primary care: a proposal for a pilot feasibility study in Crete, Greece. Tsiligianni, Ioanna G.; van der Molen, Thys; Tzanakis, Nikolaos E.; Siafakas, Nikolaos M.; van Heijst, Ellen; Lionis, Christos // BMC Research Notes;2010, Vol. 3, p198 

    Background: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma are considered underdiagnosed and misdiagnosed chronic diseases. In The Netherlands, a COPD-asthma telemedicine service has been developed to increase GPs' ability to diagnose and manage COPD and asthma. A telemedicine...

  • Correlation of exhaled breath temperature with bronchial blood flow in asthma. Paredi, Paolo; Kharitonov, Sergei A.; Barnes, Peter J. // Respiratory Research;2005, Vol. 6, p15 

    In asthma elevated rates of exhaled breath temperature changes (Δe°T) and bronchial blood flow (Qaw) may be due to increased vascularity of the airway mucosa as a result of inflammation. We investigated the relationship of Δe°T with Qaw and airway inflammation as assessed by...

  • Relevance of human metapneumovirus in exacerbations of COPD. Rohde, G.; Borg, I.; Arinir, U.; Kronsbein, J.; Rausse, R.; Bauer, T. T.; Bufe, A.; Schultze-Werninghaus, G. // Respiratory Research;2005, Vol. 6, p150 

    Background and methods: Human metapneumovirus (hMPV) is a recently discovered respiratory virus associated with bronchiolitis, pneumonia, croup and exacerbations of asthma. Since respiratory viruses are frequently detected in patients with acute exacerbations of COPD (AE-COPD) it was our aim to...

  • Involvement of RhoA-mediated Ca2+ sensitization in antigen-induced bronchial smooth muscle hyperresponsiveness in mice. Chiba, Yoshihiko; Ueno, Ayako; Shinozaki, Koji; Takeyama, Hisao; Nakazawa, Shuji; Sakai, Hiroyasu; Misawa, Miwa // Respiratory Research;2005, Vol. 6, p1 

    Background: It has recently been suggested that RhoA plays an important role in the enhancement of the Ca2+ sensitization of smooth muscle contraction. In the present study, a participation of RhoA-mediated Ca2+ sensitization in the augmented bronchial smooth muscle (BSM) contraction in a murine...

  • Incidence of asthma and mortality in a cohort of young adults: a 7-year prospective study. De Marco, Roberto; Locatelli, Francesca; Cazzoletti, Lucia; Bugianio, Massimilian; Carosso, Aurelia; Marinoni, Alessandra // Respiratory Research;2005, Vol. 6, p95 

    Background: Few longitudinal data exist on the incidence of asthma in young adults and on the overall mortality risk due to asthma. A 7-year follow-up prospective study was performed to assess the incidence of asthma and mortality from all causes in a cohort of young adults. Methods: The life...

  • BRONCOPNEUMOPATIA CRONICA OSTRUTTIVA ED ESPOSIZIONE CRONICA PROFESSIONALE A POLVERI MINERALI. Manzi, Carlo; Martino, Domenico; Pinto, Omero; Marrocco, Gaetano; Marrocco, Antonella; Febbraio, Federica; Maciariello, Salvatore Ludovico // Capsula Eburnea;2010, Vol. 5, p83 

    The relationship between chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and occupational exposure to mineral dust is still conflicting because COPD is a multifactorial disease, relatively common in the general population. A number of studies have shown that in population exposed to mineral dust...

  • Asthma Prevalence Among Inner-City Asian American Schoolchildren. Lee, Ted; Brugge, Doug; Francis, Charlene; Fisher, Opal // Public Health Reports;May/Jun2003, Vol. 118 Issue 3, p215 

    Presents a study that conducted a cross-sectional survey of the prevalence of asthma among schoolchildren at the Josiah Quincy Elementary School in Boston Chinatown, Massachusetts. Percentage of Asian American students in the school; Methods used; Results of the survey.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sign out of this library

Other Topics