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They breathe in more air than do normal-weight persons, exposing them to more air pollutants and making them more vulnerable to asthma and other pulmonary diseases.

Obese children in this study were nearly 3 times as likely to have asthma as nonobese children.

Variants in a specific receptor gene appear to modulate therapeutic response in a small subset of patients who take long-acting beta agonists.

A new study finds that acute atopic symptoms during pregnancy are associated with increased risk of early atopy and allergic rhinitis in children at age 5 years.

Inhaled corticosteroids may contribute to the high prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea among patients with asthma, a study showed.

The risk of a later diagnosis of autism may be slightly increased in young children who have asthma, according to a new study.

A simple way to prevent asthma or treat wheezing may be to eat flaxseed or take some kind of probiotic.


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