PD43 - Body fat mass is positively associated with pediatric asthma

@inproceedings{Guibas2014PD43B,
  title={PD43 - Body fat mass is positively associated with pediatric asthma},
  author={G V Guibas and Yannis Manios and Paraskevi Xepapadaki and George Moschonis and Nikolaos Douladiris and Christina Mavrogianni and Nikolaos G. Papadopoulos},
  year={2014}
}
Background Prevalence of pediatric overweight/obesity and pediatric asthma has been on the rise, with both conditions currently reaching epidemic proportions. Their concurrent rise alludes to potentially common characteristics of their pathophysiologic mechanisms; furthermore, excess fat mass may facilitate asthma induction via obesity-related inflammatory… CONTINUE READING