Tag: lung function

1. Over 40% of adults in China aged over 20 years are estimated to have spirometry-defined small airway dysfunction with no significant difference in prevalence between urban and rural areas. 2. Cigarette smoking, air pollution exposure and increase in BMI by 5kg/m2 were major modifiable risk factors associated with...
1. Greater airway obstruction in adolescence was observed in both females and males who were born moderate-to-late preterm compared to term controls. 2. No evidence of catch-up in lung function was observed between 8 and 16 years of age. Evidence Rating Level: 2 (Good) Study Rundown: Lung development in preterm infants (<37...