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Respiratory effects of exposure to diesel traffic in persons with asthma.
BACKGROUND Air pollution from road traffic is a serious health hazard, and people with preexisting respiratory disease may be at increased risk. We investigated the effects of short-term exposure toExpand
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BSACI guidelines for the management of allergic and non‐allergic rhinitis
This guidance for the management of patients with allergic and non‐allergic rhinitis has been prepared by the Standards of Care Committee (SOCC) of the British Society for Allergy and ClinicalExpand
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Personal exposures and microenvironment concentrations of PM2.5, VOC, NO2 and CO in Oxford, UK
Abstract Between 1998 and 2000 in Oxford, UK, simultaneous personal exposures and microenvironmental measurements (home indoor, home outdoor and work indoor) to fine particulate matters PM2.5,Expand
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Protective effect of fruits, vegetables and the Mediterranean diet on asthma and allergies among children in Crete
Background: Atopy is not uncommon among children living in rural Crete, but wheeze and rhinitis are rare. A study was undertaken to examine whether this discrepancy could be attributed to a highExpand
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Fibrosing alveolitis associated with systemic sclerosis has a better prognosis than lone cryptogenic fibrosing alveolitis.
Fibrosing alveolitis associated with systemic sclerosis (FASSc) is considered to be histologically and radiologically indistinguishable from lone cryptogenic fibrosing alveolitis (CFA). To date, theExpand
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Interstitial lung diseases: an epidemiological overview.
Epidemiological studies on interstitial lung diseases (ILDs) may be schematically subdivided into the following major types: 1) quantifications of disease, broken down into incidence, prevalence andExpand
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Airway inflammation after controlled exposure to diesel exhaust particulates.
Epidemiologic evidence suggests a link between morbidity and mortality and levels of particulate matter in the atmosphere. We studied the inflammatory response to inhalation of diesel exhaustExpand
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Specific IgE to isocyanates: a useful diagnostic role in occupational asthma.
BACKGROUND Isocyanates are the most frequent cause of occupational asthma in industrialized countries. OBJECTIVE We sought to investigate the utility of specific IgE measurement in the diagnosis ofExpand
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Prenatal Dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (DDE) and Asthma in Children
Prevalence of asthma increases with increasing dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (DDE) levels. However, the effect of early-life exposure, the fundamental window of exposure, is unknown. We assessedExpand
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Allergen exposure, atopy and smoking as determinants of allergy to rats in a cohort of laboratory employees.
This study aimed to examine the relationship between exposure to rat urinary allergens, atopic status, smoking and the development of allergic symptoms and specific sensitization. It is aExpand
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