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The moderating effect of childhood disadvantage on the associations between smoking and occupational exposure and lung function; a cross sectional analysis of the UK Household Longitudinal Study (UKHLS)

Research article – Open Access – Open Peer Review Caroline Carney and Michaela Benzeval BMC Public Health 2019 19:690 Open Peer Review reports Abstract Background Lung function is lower in people with disadvantaged socio-economic position (SEP) and is…

Maternal diet before and during pregnancy and risk of asthma and allergic rhinitis in children

Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology Research – Open Access Nour Baïz, Jocelyne Just, Julie Chastang, Anne Forhan, Blandine de Lauzon-Guillain, Anne-Marie Magnier, Isabella Annesi-Maesano and the EDEN Mother-Child Cohort Study Group Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology 2019 15:40 Abstract Background Consumption of certain foods during pregnancy has been shown…

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…