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  1. Content type: Research

    Misconceptions about medications’ safety can lead pregnant women with asthma to stop their medications, resulting in asthma-related neonatal morbidity and mortality. Our aim was to assess the level of pregnanc...

    Authors: Mohammed O. Al Ghobain, Mohammed AlNemer and Mohammad khan

    Citation: Asthma Research and Practice 2018 4:2

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  2. Content type: Review

    The mucosal immune system is in constant communication with the vast diversity of microbes present on body surfaces. The discovery of novel molecular mechanisms, which mediate host-microbe communication, have ...

    Authors: Milena Sokolowska, Remo Frei, Nonhlanhla Lunjani, Cezmi A. Akdis and Liam O’Mahony

    Citation: Asthma Research and Practice 2018 4:1

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  3. Content type: Research

    Patients with allergic rhinitis often trivialise their condition, self-manage inappropriately, and would benefit from health care intervention. The primary point of health care contact for these self-managing ...

    Authors: Rachel Tan, Biljana Cvetkovski, Vicky Kritikos, David Price, Kwok Yan, Pete Smith and Sinthia Bosnic-Anticevich

    Citation: Asthma Research and Practice 2017 3:8

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  4. Content type: Research

    Asthma is a chronic inflammatory condition of the airways that affects roughly 358 million people globally. It is a serious global health problem with an increasing prevalence worldwide. Most people affected a...

    Authors: Asnakew Achaw Ayele and Henok Getachew Tegegn

    Citation: Asthma Research and Practice 2017 3:7

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  5. Content type: Research

    Many studies have evaluated associations between asthma emergency department (ED) visits, hospital admissions (HAs), and ambient ozone (O3) across the US, but not in Texas. We investigated the relationship betwee...

    Authors: Julie E. Goodman, Ke Zu, Christine T. Loftus, Ge Tao, Xiaobin Liu and Sabine Lange

    Citation: Asthma Research and Practice 2017 3:6

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  6. Content type: Research

    Prior evidence suggests that vitamin D deficiency may increase the risk of asthma and atopy and impair pulmonary function in children.

    Authors: Suzanne L. Pollard, John J. Lima, Karina Romero, Carla Tarazona-Meza, Edward Mougey, Katherine Tomaino, Gary Malpartida-Guzmán, Nadia N. Hansel and William Checkley

    Citation: Asthma Research and Practice 2017 3:5

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  7. Content type: Research

    Asthma, a chronic respiratory disease affecting over 18.7 million American adults, has marked disparities by gender, race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status. Our goal was to identify gender-specific demographi...

    Authors: Rebecca Greenblatt, Omar Mansour, Edward Zhao, Michelle Ross and Blanca E Himes

    Citation: Asthma Research and Practice 2017 3:2

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  8. Content type: Review

    In recent decades, both asthma prevalence and incidence have been increasing worldwide, not only due to the genetic background, but mainly because of the effect of a wide number of environmental and lifestyle ...

    Authors: Carlos Nunes, Ana Margarida Pereira and Mário Morais-Almeida

    Citation: Asthma Research and Practice 2017 3:1

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  9. Content type: Review

    Food allergic individuals are exposed to unnecessary dietary restrictions due to precautionary food allergy labelling (PFAL). Two forms of PFAL exist: type I identifies the possible presence of allergenic cont...

    Authors: Alessandro Fiocchi, Lamia Dahdah, Carla Riccardi, Oscar Mazzina and Vincenzo Fierro

    Citation: Asthma Research and Practice 2016 2:13

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  10. Content type: Position article and guidelines

    Evidence that enables us to identify, assess, and access the small airways in asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has led INTERASMA (Global Asthma Association) and WAO to take a position on...

    Authors: F. Braido, N. Scichilone, F. Lavorini, O. S. Usmani, L. Dubuske, L. P. Boulet, R. Mosges, C. Nunes, M. Sánchez-Borges, I. J. Ansotegui, M. Ebisawa, F. Levi-Schaffer, L. J Rosenwasser, J. Bousquet, T. Zuberbier and G. Walter Canonica

    Citation: Asthma Research and Practice 2016 2:12

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  11. Content type: Review

    Asthma is still a major public health problem in most countries; new strategies to better control this disease are necessary. Such strategies must include predisposing factors. One of these factors is smoking ...

    Authors: José Miguel Chatkin and Cynthia Rocha Dullius

    Citation: Asthma Research and Practice 2016 2:10

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  12. Content type: Review

    Molecular based in vitro technologies greatly changed the diagnostic approaches in allergy. At present, sensitization profiles can be dissected according to IgE subsets, which are specific for genuine or cross...

    Authors: Giovanni Melioli, Eleonora Savi, Maria Angiola Crivellaro and Giovanni Passalacqua

    Citation: Asthma Research and Practice 2016 2:9

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  13. Content type: Research

    Asthma management in Australia is suboptimal. The “Guidelines for provision of a Pharmacist Only medicine: short acting beta agonists” (SABA guidelines) and a novel West Australian “Asthma Action Plan card” (AAP ...

    Authors: Kim Watkins, Colleen Fisher, Jila Misaghian, Carl R. Schneider and Rhonda Clifford

    Citation: Asthma Research and Practice 2016 2:8

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  14. Content type: Research

    Asthma is a disease encompassing a variety of contributing factors. Phenotyping of asthma based on the profile of accumulated granulocytes in the airways has been performed to explore the mediators involved in...

    Authors: Yotaro Takaku, Tomoyuki Soma, Yoshitaka Uchida, Takehito Kobayashi, Kazuyuki Nakagome and Makoto Nagata

    Citation: Asthma Research and Practice 2016 2:6

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  15. Content type: Review

    In the present review, we focus on evidence-based data for the use of inhaled corticosteroids (ICS), leukotriene receptor antagonist (LTRA), long-acting beta2-agonits (LABA) and oral corticosteroids (OCS), wit...

    Authors: Jose A. Castro-Rodriguez, Adnan Custovic and Francine M. Ducharme

    Citation: Asthma Research and Practice 2016 2:5

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  16. Content type: Research

    Fluticasone furoate (FF)/vilanterol (VI) is a once-daily inhaled corticosteroid (ICS)/long-acting beta2 agonist (LABA) combination. FF/VI, 92/22mcg and 184/22mcg, are approved in Europe as maintenance therapy in ...

    Authors: Henrik Svedsater, Gillian Stynes, Jaro Wex, Lucy Frith, David Leather, Emanuela Castelnuovo, Michelle Detry and Scott Berry

    Citation: Asthma Research and Practice 2016 2:4

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  17. Content type: Short report

    Asthma affects a significant proportion of elderly patients, but unfortunately, it is responsible for a high asthma-related morbidity and mortality in this population. This may be related not only to the devel...

    Authors: Louis-Philippe Boulet

    Citation: Asthma Research and Practice 2016 2:3

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  18. Content type: Research

    In asthma, exacerbations and poor disease control are linked to airway allergic inflammation. Serum periostin has been proposed as a systemic biomarker of eosinophilic inflammation. This pilot study aims at ev...

    Authors: N. Scichilone, C. Crimi, A. Benfante, S. Battaglia, M. Iemmolo, M. Spatafora and N. Crimi

    Citation: Asthma Research and Practice 2016 2:1

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  19. Content type: Review

    Historically, asthma has been envisioned as a disease of younger ages. This has led to the assumption that respiratory symptoms suggestive of asthma occurring in older ages are to be attributed to conditions o...

    Authors: Alida Benfante and Nicola Scichilone

    Citation: Asthma Research and Practice 2016 2:2

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  20. Content type: Review

    Sickle cell disease (SCD) is the most common life-limiting genetic disease among African Americans, affecting more than 100,000 people in the United States. Respiratory disorders in patients with sickle cell d...

    Authors: Robyn T. Cohen, Elizabeth S. Klings and Robert C. Strunk

    Citation: Asthma Research and Practice 2015 1:14

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