Comorbidities of asthma: current knowledge and future research needs

@article{Cazzola2013ComorbiditiesOA,
  title={Comorbidities of asthma: current knowledge and future research needs},
  author={Mario Cazzola and A. Mark Segreti and Luigino Calzetta and Paola Rogliani},
  journal={Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine},
  year={2013},
  volume={19},
  pages={36–41}
}
Purpose of review Asthma is often associated with different comorbidities, mainly gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and allergic rhinitis, but also obesity, depression, diabetes mellitus and cardiovascular disease, which may affect its clinical intensity and severity. The prevalence of these comorbidities varies tremendously between studies. Nevertheless, it imposes a significant reflection on the need to explore the phenomenon in depth. Recent findings Both clinical and basic studies have… 

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