Share of Cost, Children Who Develop Asthma Have Lung Function Deficits As Neonates

Sunday, Sep. 9th 2012 9:17 AM

Children who develop asthma by age seven have deficits in lung function and increased bronchial responsiveness as neonates, a new study from researchers in Denmark suggests. “Previous research on the relationship between neonatal lung function and the development of asthma has been conflicting,” said lead author Hans Bisgaard, MD, DMSci, professor of pediatrics at the University of Copenhagen and head of the Danish Pediatric Asthma Centre. “Our study shows that children with asthma by age seven already had significant airflow deficits and increased bronchial responsiveness as neonates.

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