Early life risk factors for adult asthma: a birth cohort study of subjects at risk.

@article{Rhodes2001EarlyLR,
  title={Early life risk factors for adult asthma: a birth cohort study of subjects at risk.},
  author={H. L. Rhodes and R. Sporik and P. Thomas and S. Holgate and J. Cogswell},
  journal={The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology},
  year={2001},
  volume={108 5},
  pages={
          720-5
        }
}
BACKGROUND Prediction of adult asthma is important, and early prevention strategies should be targeted at those most at risk. Identifying high-risk children at an early age, however, is currently difficult. OBJECTIVE We sought to determine those factors present in early life that predict an increased risk of adult asthma. METHODS A prospective cohort study of subjects at risk of asthma and atopy was undertaken in Poole, England. One hundred babies of atopic parents were recruited at birth… Expand
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