Asthma

Known as: bronchitic asthma, ARNASESTUA, Asma 
A chronic disease in which the bronchial airways in the lungs become narrowed and swollen, making it difficult to breathe. Symptoms include wheezing… (More)
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2016
Review
2016
BACKGROUND There is growing evidence for an increase in food allergies. The question of whether early life food sensitization, a… (More)
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2005
Highly Cited
2005
Although dendritic cells (DCs) play an important role in sensitization to inhaled allergens, their function in ongoing T helper… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
The mechanisms associated with the development of severe, corticosteroid (CS)-dependent asthma are poorly understood, but likely… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Airway inflammation in severe asthma is not well characterized but may involve neutrophils. We have compared induced sputum… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
An imbalance between oxidants and antioxidants is proposed in smokers and in patients with airways diseases. We tested this… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease are characterized by chronic airway inflammation. Studies using bronchoalveolar… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
Nitric oxide (NO) is a mediator of vasodilatation and bronchodilatation synthesised from L-arginine by the enzyme NO synthase… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
BACKGROUND Airway inflammation is considered to be important in asthma but is relatively inaccessible to study. Less invasive… (More)
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1992
Highly Cited
1992
A need was identified for a fixed-format self-complete questionnaire for measuring health in chronic airflow limitation. A 76… (More)
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1990
Highly Cited
1990
BACKGROUND AND METHODS The importance of eosinophils in the pathogenesis of bronchial asthma is not established. In an attempt to… (More)
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