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Exploring the Asthma Network in People with Allergic Rhinitis Utilizing an Egocentric Social Network Analysis

Full-text available  July 2019 DOI: 10.1007/s41030-019-0095-9 Biljana Cvetkovski, Rachel Tan, Vicky Kritikos, Kwok Yan, Elizabeth Azzi, Pamela Srour, Sinthia Bosnic-Anticevich Abstract  Introduction Asthma and allergic rhinitis (AR) are chronic respiratory diseases of a united airway. Poor AR control is a risk factor for uncontrolled asthma.…

Asthma severity in four countries of Latin America

Research article – Open Access – Open Peer Review Hugo Neffen, Felipe Moraes, Karynna Viana, Valentina Di Boscio, Gur Levy, Claudia Vieira, Gabriela Abreu and Claudia Soares BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2019 19:123 Open Peer Review reports Abstract Background In Latin America, there is scarce information about severe asthma (SA) according…

Do blood eosinophils strictly reflect airway inflammation in COPD? Comparison with asthmatic patients

Research – Open Access Patrizia Pignatti, Dina Visca, Francesca Cherubino, Elisabetta Zampogna, Etienne Lucini, Laura Saderi, Giovanni Sotgiu and Antonio Spanevello Respiratory Research 2019 20:145 Abstract Introduction Airway eosinophilic inflammation is a characteristic of asthmatic patients and of a sub group of COPD subjects. Blood eosinophils are deemed as…

Clinical and pulmonary function changes in cough variant asthma with small airway disease

Research – Open Access Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology Honglei Yuan†, Xiaojing Liu†, Li Li†, Gang Wang, Chunfang Liu, Yuzhen Zeng, Ruolin Mao, Chunling Du and Zhihong Chen †Contributed equally Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology 2019 15:41 Abstract Background It is known that small airway disease is present across all asthma…