The effect of fresh orange juice on bronchial hyperreactivity in asthmatic subjects.


We studied 16 mild stable asthmatic subjects to determine if orange juice increases nonspecific bronchial hyperreactivity (NSBH). In 9 subjects, bronchial responsiveness to histamine was assessed before and after water ingestion on the control day, and orange ingestion on a consecutive day. The mean (+/- SD) ratio of log10 PD20 FEV1 after water: log10 PD20… (More)


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