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Worldwide time trends in the prevalence of symptoms of asthma, allergic rhinoconjunctivitis, and eczema in childhood: ISAAC Phases One and Three repeat multicountry cross-sectional surveys
BACKGROUND Data for trends in prevalence of asthma, allergic rhinoconjunctivitis, and eczema over time are scarce. We repeated the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) atExpand
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Worldwide variations in the prevalence of symptoms of atopic eczema in the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood.
BACKGROUND Little is known about the prevalence of atopic eczema outside Northern Europe. OBJECTIVES We sought to describe the magnitude and variation in the prevalence of atopic eczema symptomsExpand
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Worldwide variations in prevalence of symptoms of allergic rhinoconjunctivitis in children: the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC).
BACKGROUND As part of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC), prevalence surveys were conducted among representative samples of school children from locations in Europe,Expand
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Decreased gut microbiota diversity, delayed Bacteroidetes colonisation and reduced Th1 responses in infants delivered by Caesarean section
Objective The early intestinal microbiota exerts important stimuli for immune development, and a reduced microbial exposure as well as caesarean section (CS) has been associated with the developmentExpand
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Allergy development and the intestinal microflora during the first year of life.
BACKGROUND The intestinal microflora is a likely source for the induction of immune deviation in infancy. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to prospectively relate the intestinal microfloraExpand
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Probiotics in prevention of IgE-associated eczema: a double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial.
BACKGROUND An altered microbial exposure may underlie the increase of allergic diseases in affluent societies. Probiotics may alleviate and even prevent eczema in infants. OBJECTIVE To preventExpand
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Phase II of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC II): rationale and methods
International comparative studies, investigating whether disease incidence or prevalence rates differ between populations and, if so, which factors explain the observed differences, have madeExpand
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Prevalence of childhood asthma, rhinitis and eczema in Scandinavia and Eastern Europe.
There is evidence that the prevalence of allergies and asthma differs between populations in western and eastern Europe. This study investigated the prevalence of wheezing, rhinitis and eczema amongExpand
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Chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis and pustulosis palmoplantaris.
Based on nine patients 4 to 26 years of age, we describe the clinical characteristics of chronic recurrent multifocal osteomyelitis. This disorder was characterized by an insidious onset of fever,Expand
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