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Sputum eosinophilia is a determinant of FEV1 decline in occupational asthma: results of an observational study

BMJ Open. 2015 Jan 5;5(1):e005748. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2014-005748. Talini D1, Novelli F2, Bacci E2, Bartoli M2, Cianchetti S2, Costa F2, Dente FL2, Di Franco A2, Latorre M2, Malagrinò L2, Vagaggini B2, Celi A2, Paggiaro P2. Author information Abstract OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the potential determinants…

Pathophysiological characterization of asthma transitions across adolescence

Syed Hasan Arshad123*, Abid Raza1, Laurie Lau2, Khalid Bawakid2, Wilfried Karmaus4,Hongmei Zhang4, Susan Ewart5, Veersh Patil1, Graham Roberts123 and Ramesh Kurukulaaratchy123 *Corresponding author: Syed H Arshad sha@soton.ac.uk Author Affiliations Respiratory Research 2014, 15:153  doi:10.1186/s12931-014-0153-7 Abstract Background Adolescence is a period of change, which…

Defining adult asthma endotypes by clinical features and patterns of volatile organic compounds in exhaled air

  Research Norbert Meyer12*, Jan W Dallinga3*, Sarah Janine Nuss1, Edwin JC Moonen3, Joep JBN van Berkel3, Cezmi Akdis4, Frederik Jan van Schooten3 and Günter Menz1 Respiratory Research 2014, 15:136  doi:10.1186/s12931-014-0136-8 Abstract (provisional) Background: Several classifications of adult asthma patients using…