Immunology

Bed dust microorganisms may boost children's health

In the most extensive study of its kind, researchers from the University of Copenhagen, in collaboration with the Danish Pediatric Asthma Center at Herlev and Gentofte Hospital, have found a link between microorganisms living ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Bronchitis in early childhood linked to later lung disease

(HealthDay)—Children who have bronchitis at least once before the age of 7 years are more likely to develop lung problems in later life, according to a study presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Bronchitis as a child predicts worse lung health in middle age

People who had bronchitis at least once before the age of seven are more likely to develop lung problems in later life, according to new research presented at the 'virtual' European Respiratory Society International Congress.

Immunology

Links between parents' and children's asthma and allergies

New research found that, compared with a father's traits related to allergies and asthma, a mother's traits create a higher risk that a child will develop these same traits in early childhood. By the time the children were ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Asthma exacerbations may worsen pregnancy outcomes

(HealthDay)—For women with asthma, asthma exacerbation (AE) during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk for pregnancy complications, adverse perinatal outcomes, and early childhood respiratory disorders, according ...

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