Tag: "wheeze" at medical news
American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for March 2005 (second issue)
...d/or had asthma. The majority, 600, had no active wheeze
or asthma. A significant majority of the children with wheeze
were: male, African American, born prematurely, had a primary caregiver with a high school education...
American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for March 2005 (first issue)
...ss index, was significantly associated with asthma wheeze
in females, but not in males. The investigators found that the association between high body mass index (BMI) and asthma occurred in females who became overweight during late adolescence and early adulthood. At age 9, there was no evidence of an as...
News briefs from the journal CHEST, February 2005
...Hyperresponsiveness Childhood asthma and current wheeze
may be associated with different risk factors than...6 children at age 10 showed that 18.9% had current wheeze
and 13.0% had asthma, and BHR was found in 169 of the 784 (21,6%) tested. Analysis indicated that b...
American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for January 2005 (second issue)
...al vitamin C intake was positively associated with wheeze
in certain infants who did not have a cold during their second year of life. Initially involving 1,924 youngsters born of 2,000 mothers who volunteered for the study, 1,300 women completed the entire 2-year program. They answered the 145-item food ...
Respiratory therapists twice as likely to have asthma than other therapists
...er week also was associated with the prevalence of wheeze
and waking by cough. Although the majority of respiratory therapists worked at night or on rotating shifts, there was no association of respiratory symptoms or reported asthma with working a graveyard shift or rotating shifts or with treating childr...
Early behavior problems linked with wheezing later in childhood
...lleagues found that at age 3 the risk of recurrent wheeze
increased significantly with elevated behavior pro... associated with both problem behavior and risk of wheeze
in children. "Our findings are consistent with another major study recently which showed that be...
American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for April 2004 (second issue)
...as 1 month old has been associated with persistent wheeze
in the child at age 11. The relationship proved t...sessed, and 55 (28 percent) were shown to have had wheeze
"ever." According to the authors, reduced neonatal lung function was associated with wheezing at age...
American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for January 2004 (second issue)
...n children in the never-wheeze and early transient wheeze
groups. The authors said that, in children with asthma, chronic airway inflammation is already present at a young age, and can lead to irreversible airway remodeling and decreased lung function. They noted that early intervention and treatment coul...
American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for January 2004 (first issue)
...otoxins.) Although about one-third of all children wheeze
in the first year of their life, many of these conditions are transient in nature. However, for a subgroup that wheezes repeatedly, the condition is associated with subsequent development of asthma, and could result in a permanent reduction in lung ...
American Thoracic Society journal news tips for October 2003 (first issue)
...olved in the analysis. Children with a history of wheeze
during the first year before study entry or allergies in the past were significantly more likely to report symptoms. The researchers noted that team sports modified the yearly variability of nitrogen dioxide, which affected only children playing tea...
Protecting babies from RSV could reduce the chances of wheeze and asthma during childhood
... young babies may cut the likelihood of developing wheeze
or asthma later in childhood. Results of the resea...V infection are subsequently affected by recurring wheeze
and asthma in childhood. Professor Peter Openshaw from Imperial College London at St Mary's Hospital...
American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for October (second issue)
... heaters, and kerosene heaters, is associated with wheeze
and cough in infants during the first year of life... space heaters was related to both new episodes of wheeze
and total wheeze
days in infants. Wood stove use was related to days of cough, and kerosene heater ...
Cat exposure increases asthma risk for children of asthmatic mothers
...exposed to a cat were significantly more likely to wheeze
as compared to those with no cat exposure. In fact...rgen -- the first step in developing asthma -- and wheeze
when exposed to it. The finding may be explained by genetic influences passed on from the mother, or...
American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for April (first issue)
...ed steroid medication more often, and continued to wheeze
despite having nocold. To gather data at the start of the study, the research team collected dust samples from individual homes of the mothers to assay for dust mite, cat dander, and cockroach allergens. The women were also measured for specific imm...
American Thoracic Society Journal news tips for February (first issue)
... birth weight. Also, children were more likely to wheeze
if they had mothers (but not fathers) with active asthma. In addition, repeated wheeze
was associated with the presence of higher levels of cockroach antigen in the house. The study appe...
New Findings On Asthma And Breastfeeding, Obesity And Asthma And Snoring And Pre-eclampsia At ALA/ATS Meeting
...tor-diagnosed asthmaby age six; 44% more likely to wheeze
three or more times since the age of 1;41% more li...nd 74% more likely tohave sleep disturbance due to wheeze
within the last 12 months. Dr. Oddy noted that asthma is the leading cause of hospitalizat...