Body mass index, asthma and allergic rhinoconjunctivitis in Swedish conscripts-a national cohort study over three decades.

@article{Brbck2005BodyMI,
  title={Body mass index, asthma and allergic rhinoconjunctivitis in Swedish conscripts-a national cohort study over three decades.},
  author={Lennart Br{\aa}b{\"a}ck and Anders Hjern and Finn N. Rasmussen},
  journal={Respiratory medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={99 8},
  pages={1010-4}
}
Obesity and overweight have been associated with an increased risk of asthma in children as well as adults. The association between atopy and body mass index (BMI) is less clear. It has also been suggested that the link between a high BMI and asthma could be a recent phenomenon. The objective of this study was to assess whether the association with BMI… CONTINUE READING