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Human leukocyte antigen-G 3’ untranslated region polymorphisms are associated with asthma severity
Asthma is a genetically complex chronic inflammatory airway disorder, and according to disease pathogenesis, clinical manifestations may vary according to asthma severity. A gene region close to the human leukocyte antigen-G ...
Urbanisation but not biomass fuel smoke exposure is associated with asthma prevalence in four resource-limited settings
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2015)
BACKGROUND: Urbanisation is an important contributor to the prevalence of asthma worldwide, and the burden of this effect in low-income and middle-income countries undergoing rapid industrialisation appears to be growing. ...
Difficult-to-control asthma management through the use of a specific protocol
(Faculdade de Medicina / USP, 2010)
The present study is a critical review of difficult-to-control asthma, highlighting the characteristics and severity of the disease. It also presents a protocol for the management of patients with this asthma phenotype. ...
Occurrence of asthma symptoms and of airflow obstruction in amateur swimmers between 8 and 17 years of age
(SOC BRASILEIRA PNEUMOLOGIA TISIOLOGIABRASILIA, 2012)
Objective: To determine the prevalence of asthma symptoms and of airflow obstruction in amateur swimmers between 8 and 17 years of age, as well as to assess the awareness of asthma and asthma management among these swimmers, ...
Do psychological distress and somatization contribute to misattribution of asthma? A Chilean study
Objective: The aim of this study was to assess the association between asthma and distress by whether symptoms of asthma present alone or are accompanied by atopy or bronchial reactivity to methacholine [bronchial ...
Asthma management and asthma control in Sao Paulo, Brazil and Uppsala, Sweden: a questionnaire-based comparison
(WILEY-BLACKWELL PUBLISHING, INC, 2009)
The Global Initiative Against Asthma (GINA) was developed to meet the global challenge of asthma. GINA has been adopted in most countries and comparison of asthma management in different parts of the world may be of help ...