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Identifying Children with Persistent Asthma from Health Care Administrative Records
BACKGROUND: Investigation into the origins of asthma is contingent on definitions of asthma, which can differentiate asthma from transient wheezing syndromes in children.OBJECTIVES: This research was undertaken to develop ...
Asthma is not Enough: Continuation of Smoking Among Parents with an Asthmatic Child
BACKGROUND: Ideally, on diagnosis of asthma in a child, parents are counselled to decrease environmental tobacco smoke exposure to their children.OBJECTIVE: To determine whether a diagnosis of asthma in children altered ...
Ethnic and diet-related differences in the healthy infant microbiome
Abstract Background The infant gut is rapidly colonized by microorganisms soon after birth, and the composition of the microbiota is dynamic in the first year of life. Although ...
Food allergy education: teen learning preferences
Cotinine versus questionnaire: early-life environmental tobacco smoke exposure and incident asthma
Abstract Background The use of biomarkers has expanded considerably, as an alternative to questionnaire-based metrics of environmental tobacco smoke (ETS); few studies have assessed the ...