Fetal and infant origins of asthma

Abstract

Previous studies have suggested that asthma, like other common diseases, has at least part of its origin early in life. Low birth weight has been shown to be associated with increased risks of asthma, chronic obstructive airway disease, and impaired lung function in adults, and increased risks of respiratory symptoms in early childhood. The developmental… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10654-012-9657-y

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