Effects of Ionized Waterfall Aerosol on Pediatric Allergic Asthma

  title={Effects of Ionized Waterfall Aerosol on Pediatric Allergic Asthma},
  author={Martin Gaisberger and Renata {\vS}anovi{\'c} and Heidemarie Dobias and Predrag Kolar{\vz} and Angelika Moder and Josef Thalhamer and Amina Selimovi{\'c} and Isidor Huttegger and Markus Ritter and Arnulf Hartl},
  journal={Journal of Asthma},
  pages={830 - 838}
Objective. Ionized water aerosols have been suggested to exert beneficial health effects on pediatric allergic asthma. Their effect was evaluated in a randomized controlled clinical trial as part of a summer asthma camp. Methods. Asthmatic allergic children (n = 54) spent 3 weeks in an alpine asthma camp; half of the group was exposed to water aerosol of an alpine waterfall for 1 hour per day, whereas the other half spent the same time at a “control site”. Immunological analysis, lung function… 
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