Patrícia Polis de Oliveira Jorge

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CONTEXT AND OBJECTIVE Obesity and asthma are serious and growing problems. Since adipose tissue produces inflammatory substances, the aim of this study was to estimate the prevalence of asthma among students at schools in São José do Rio Preto (Phase 1), and to corroborate the hypothesis for an association between obesity and asthma among these students(More)
BACKGROUND Epidemiological studies have shown increased prevalence of asthma over the last decades and a considerable variation in these rates between different countries, mainly developed. Changes in lifestyle of different populations could explain the increasing prevalence of asthma and its different rates in different communities. OBJECTIVES A(More)
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