Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study links infant RSV to childhood asthma

Research led by Vanderbilt University Medical Center has sought a connection between the respiratory virus RSV in infants and asthma in 5-year-olds. The paper, "Respiratory syncytial virus infection during infancy and asthma ...

Obstetrics & gynaecology

Antibiotic use during pregnancy linked to childhood asthma

Around 4% of seven-year-olds in Norway have asthma. It is established that antibiotic use during pregnancy has been linked to asthma in children, but it has been unclear whether it is antibiotics or the infections that is ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Bronchitis in childhood linked to adult lung problems

Bronchitis in early childhood has been found to increase the risk of lung diseases in middle age according to research from the Allergy and Lung Health Unit at the University of Melbourne.

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