Recent insight into obesity and asthma

@article{Beuther2010RecentII,
  title={Recent insight into obesity and asthma},
  author={D. Beuther},
  journal={Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={16},
  pages={64–70}
}
  • D. Beuther
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Pulmonary Medicine
Purpose of review The worldwide pandemic of obesity is creating unique challenges for the diagnosis and treatment of asthma. A wealth of epidemiologic literature has established that whereas asthma can lead to obesity, obesity is a risk factor for asthma, but mechanisms are unclear. This review assesses the current understanding of the relationship between obesity and asthma. Recent findings Recent studies are developing a more sophisticated understanding of the possible inflammatory… Expand
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Observational Clinical Trial
Epidemiological studies have shown obesity to be a risk factor of asthma. Research evidence of obesity and atopic(ie. allergic)-related respiratory diseases, has been less clear. The… Expand
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