Migration to a western country increases asthma symptoms but not eosinophilic airway inflammation

@article{Gibson2003MigrationTA,
  title={Migration to a western country increases asthma symptoms but not eosinophilic airway inflammation},
  author={P. Gibson and R. Henry and S. Shah and H. Powell and H. Wang},
  journal={Pediatric Pulmonology},
  year={2003},
  volume={36}
}
The prevalence of asthma symptoms varies markedly throughout the world. However, the asthma mechanisms involved are not defined. Studying the effects of migration can help identify the reasons for this geographic variation. The aims of this study were to examine the prevalence of asthma symptoms, airway hyperresponsiveness (AHR), and induced sputum eosinophils in adolescents who migrate to Australia. The study was conducted in Sydney, Australia, where adolescent students completed a video… Expand
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