Ahmed Abdul Baset

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OBJECTIVES Bronchial asthma is a chronic inflammatory airways disease. Nutritional intervention is an important tool to decrease the severity of many chronic inflammatory diseases including asthma. The aim of this study is to evaluate the role of omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin C and Zn in children with moderately persistent asthma. PATIENTS AND METHODS(More)
BACKGROUND We previously found a significant benefit of vitamin C supplementation in asthmatic children. PURPOSE To test whether the effect of vitamin C on asthma is heterogeneous over the participant population. METHODS Egyptian asthmatic children between 7 and 10 years of age (n = 60) were included in the cross-over trial. They were administered 0.2(More)
We reported that the effect of vitamin C on asthma in Egyptian children was modified by age, exposure to dampness and the severity of asthma [1]. After our paper was published, we found out severe problems in the data set. There were 60 children in the study. The ages were by accident duplicated between the upper and lower halves of the database. Thus, the(More)
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