Effect of obesity on bronchial hyperreactivity among Latino children.

  title={Effect of obesity on bronchial hyperreactivity among Latino children.},
  author={Blanca Estela del R{\'i}o-Navarro and Virginia Bland{\'o}n-Vijil and Alberto Jos{\'e} Escalante-Dom{\'i}nguez and Arturo Berber and Jose A Castro-Rodriguez},
  journal={Pediatric pulmonology},
  volume={48 12},
BACKGROUND The association between obesity and bronchial hyperreactivity (BHR) in children has not been fully demonstrated in cross-sectional or longitudinal studies, and no study has specifically addressed Latino children. METHODS A cross-sectional study of 450 children (10-18 years) from public schools was conducted in Mexico city. Among this group, 260 met the study criteria (no chronic respiratory illnesses, including asthma and rhinitis; no acute respiratory infections; and no tobacco… CONTINUE READING
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