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Is atopy a risk indicator of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in dairy farmers?

Respiratory Research Research – Open Access Matthieu Veil-Picard†, Thibaud Soumagne†, Rechana Vongthilath, Isabella Annesi Maesano, Alicia Guillien, Lucie Laurent, Pascal Andujar, Nicolas Roche, Stephane Jouneau, Benoit Cypriani, Jean-Jacques Laplante, Bruno Degano and Jean-Charles Dalphin †Contributed equally Respiratory Research 2019 20:124 Abstract Allergic mechanisms related to environmental and occupational exposure have been suggested to contribute to the development of chronic obstructive…

Effects of short-term smoking on lung function and airway hyper-responsiveness in young patients with untreated intermittent adult-onset asthma: retrospective cross-sectional study at a primary–tertiary care hospital in Japan

Smoking and tobacco – Research BMJ Open Kentaro Watai, Kiyoshi Sekiya, Hiroaki Hayashi, Yuma Fukutomi,  Masami Taniguchi. Abstract Objective In daily clinical practice, smokers with asthma and with intermittent disease severity are frequently encountered. The…

The effect and burden modification of heating on adult asthma hospitalizations in Shijiazhuang: a time-series analysis

Respiratory Research Research – Open Access Feifei Liu, Fangfang Qu, Huiran Zhang, Lingshan Chao, Rongqin Li, Fengxue Yu, Jitao Guan and Xixin Yan Respiratory Research 2019 20:122 Abstract Background Previous studies have found associations between asthma morbidity and air pollution especially in young population, (PLoS One 12:e0180522, 2017; Can J…

Patients with overlapping diagnoses of asthma and COPD: is livestock exposure a risk factor for comorbidity and coexisting symptoms and infections?

Research article Open Access Open Peer Review BMC Pulmonary Medicine Christos Baliatsas, Lidwien A. M. Smit, Michel L. A. Dückers, Christel E. van Dijk, Dick Heederik and C. Joris Yzermans BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2019 19:105 Open Peer Review reports Abstract Background Epidemiological research on health effects of livestock exposure in population subgroups with…

The Children’s Respiratory and Environmental Workgroup (CREW) birth cohort consortium: design, methods, and study population

Study protocol – Open Access Respiratory Research James E. Gern, Daniel J. Jackson, Robert F. LemanskeJr, Christine M. Seroogy, Umberto Tachinardi, Mark Craven, Stephen Y. Hwang, Carol M. Hamilton, Wayne Huggins, George T. O’Connor, Diane R. Gold, Rachel Miller, Meyer Kattan, Christine C. Johnson, Dennis Ownby, Edward M. Zoratti, Robert A. Wood, Cynthia M. Visness, Fernando Martinez, Anne Wright, Susan Lynch, Carole Ober, Gurjit K. Khurana Hershey, Patrick Ryan, Tina Hartert and Leonard B. Bacharier Respiratory Research 2019 20:115 Abstract Background Single birth cohort studies have been the basis for many discoveries about early life risk factors for childhood…