Allergy and asthma

Initiation and regulation of allergic inflammation is influenced by many factors, including cell type, membrane receptors, and mediators generated. Furthermore, the altered response of targeted tissues (ie, airway smooth muscle)…

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Development and validation of school-based asthma and allergy screening questionnaires in a 4-city study

Background: Asthma and allergies are commonly undiagnosed in children. Schools provide settings for potentially accessing almost all children for asthma and allergy screening.   Objective: To evaluate the feasibility and…

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