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International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC): rationale and methods.
The aetiology of asthma and allergic disease remains poorly understood, despite considerable research. The International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC), was founded to maximize… Expand
Bioaerosol health effects and exposure assessment: progress and prospects.
Exposures to bioaerosols in the occupational environment are associated with a wide range of health effects with major public health impact, including infectious diseases, acute toxic effects,… Expand
Worldwide trends in the prevalence of asthma symptoms: phase III of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC)
Background: Phase I of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) was designed to allow worldwide comparisons of the prevalence of asthma symptoms. In phase III the phase I… Expand
Global, regional, and national life expectancy, all-cause mortality, and cause-specific mortality for 249 causes of death, 1980–2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015
Summary Background Improving survival and extending the longevity of life for all populations requires timely, robust evidence on local mortality levels and trends. The Global Burden of Disease 2015… Expand
Research Methods in Occupational Epidemiology
1. Introduction 2. Characterizing the workplace environment 3. Overview of study designs 4. Precision and validity in study design 5. Cohort studies 6. Case-control studies 7. Cross-sectional and… Expand
Worldwide variations in the prevalence of symptoms of atopic eczema in the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood.
- H. Williams, C. Robertson, +22 authors S. Weiland
- The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology
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 symptoms… Expand
In the last few decades several studies have examined temporal trends in the incidence of childhood cancer in various Western countries. These reports have focused mainly on leukemia brain tumors,… Expand
Global, regional, and national disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) for 333 diseases and injuries and healthy life expectancy (HALE) for 195 countries and territories, 1990–2016: a systematic…
Summary Background Measurement of changes in health across locations is useful to compare and contrast changing epidemiological patterns against health system performance and identify specific needs… Expand
Non-eosinophilic asthma: importance and possible mechanisms
There is increasing evidence that inflammatory mechanisms other than eosinophilic inflammation may be involved in producing the final common pathway of enhanced bronchial reactivity and reversible… Expand
Global map of the prevalence of symptoms of rhinoconjunctivitis in children: The International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) Phase Three
- N. Aït-Khaled, N. Pearce, H. Anderson, P. Ellwood, S. Montefort, J. Shah
- 1 January 2009
Background: Phase One of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) measured the global patterns of prevalence and severity of symptoms of rhinoconjunctivitis in children… Expand