Tag: spirometry

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. In this cross sectional study, children with asthma living in dangerous neighborhoods were less likely to have asthma symptoms if they had strong family relationships. 2. Greater neighborhood danger was associated with increased asthma-related activity limitations, larger Th2 cytokine response, and less sensitivity to glucocorticoids. Evidence Rating Level: 3 (Average) Study...