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Asthma, Allergies and Environmental Factors (2005-2006)
Environmental factors are associated with asthma, allergies and respiratory infections. This is a list of research focused primarily on asthma that offers links from the National Library of Medicine.

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Indoor Air Quality - Research Index


1: Adler A, Tager I, Quintero DR. Related Articles, Cited in PMC, Books, LinkOut
Abstract Decreased prevalence of asthma among farm-reared children compared with those who are rural but not farm-reared.
J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2005 Jan;115(1):67-73.
PMID: 15637549 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
2: Almqvist C, Pershagen G, Wickman M. Related Articles, Substance via MeSH, Books, LinkOut
Abstract Low socioeconomic status as a risk factor for asthma, rhinitis and sensitization at 4 years in a birth cohort.
Clin Exp Allergy. 2005 May;35(5):612-8.
PMID: 15898983 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
3: Bornehag CG, Sundell J, Hagerhed-Engman L, Sigsgaard T. Related Articles, Books, LinkOut
Abstract Association between ventilation rates in 390 Swedish homes and allergic symptoms in children.
Indoor Air. 2005 Aug;15(4):275-80.
PMID: 15982274 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
4: Chang AB, Landau LI, Van Asperen PP, Glasgow NJ, Robertson CF, Marchant JM, Mellis CM; Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand. Related Articles, Books, LinkOut
Free Full Text Cough in children: definitions and clinical evaluation.
Med J Aust. 2006 Apr 17;184(8):398-403.
PMID: 16618239 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
5: Dakhama A, Lee YM, Gelfand EW. Related Articles, Books, LinkOut
Abstract Virus-induced airway dysfunction: pathogenesis and biomechanisms.
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2005 Nov;24(11 Suppl):S159-69, discussion S166-7. Review.
PMID: 16378041 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
6: Eldeirawi K, McConnell R, Freels S, Persky VW. Related Articles, Books, LinkOut
Abstract Associations of place of birth with asthma and wheezing in Mexican American children.
J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2005 Jul;116(1):42-8.
PMID: 15990771 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
7: Friedlander SL, Jackson DJ, Gangnon RE, Evans MD, Li Z, Roberg KA, Anderson EL, Carlson-Dakes KT, Adler KJ, Gilbertson-White S, Pappas TE, Dasilva DF, Tisler CJ, Pleiss LE, Mikus LD, Rosenthal LA, Shult PA, Kirk CJ, Reisdorf E, Hoffjan S, Gern JE, Lemanske RF Jr. Related Articles, Books, LinkOut
Abstract Viral infections, cytokine dysregulation and the origins of childhood asthma and allergic diseases.
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2005 Nov;24(11 Suppl):S170-6, discussion S174-5. Review.
PMID: 16378042 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
8: Galassi C, Biggeri A, Ciccone G, Forastiere F; SIDRIA Phase 1 Collaborative Group. Related Articles, Books, LinkOut
Abstract Environment and respiratory diseases in childhood: the Italian experience.
Int J Occup Environ Health. 2005 Jan-Mar;11(1):103-6.
PMID: 15859199 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
9: Gold DR, Wright R. Related Articles, Cited in PMC, Books, LinkOut
Abstract Population disparities in asthma.
Annu Rev Public Health. 2005;26:89-113. Review.
PMID: 15760282 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
10: Gold MS, Kemp AS. Related Articles, Substance via MeSH, Books, LinkOut
Free Full Text Atopic disease in childhood.
Med J Aust. 2005 Mar 21;182(6):298-304. Review.
PMID: 15777148 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
11: Hayashi T, Gong X, Rossetto C, Shen C, Takabayashi K, Redecke V, Spiegelberg H, Broide D, Raz E. Related Articles, Substance via MeSH, Books, LinkOut
Free Full Text Induction and inhibition of the Th2 phenotype spread: implications for childhood asthma.
J Immunol. 2005 May 1;174(9):5864-73.
PMID: 15843591 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
12: Herz U, Petschow B. Related Articles, Substance via MeSH, Books, LinkOut
Abstract Perinatal events affecting the onset of allergic diseases.
Curr Drug Targets Inflamm Allergy. 2005 Oct;4(5):523-9. Review.
PMID: 16248821 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
13: Huang JL. Related Articles, OMIM (calculated), Books, LinkOut
Free Full Text Asthma severity and genetics in Taiwan.
J Microbiol Immunol Infect. 2005 Jun;38(3):158-63. Review.
PMID: 15986064 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
14: Lau S. Related Articles, Substance via MeSH, Books, LinkOut
Abstract Allergen avoidance as primary prevention: con.
Clin Rev Allergy Immunol. 2005 Feb;28(1):17-23. Review.
PMID: 15834166 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
15: Lee YL, Lin YC, Hwang BF, Guo YL. Related Articles, Books, LinkOut
Abstract Changing prevalence of asthma in Taiwanese adolescents: two surveys 6 years apart.
Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2005 Mar;16(2):157-64.
PMID: 15787874 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
16: Lemanske RF Jr, Jackson DJ, Gangnon RE, Evans MD, Li Z, Shult PA, Kirk CJ, Reisdorf E, Roberg KA, Anderson EL, Carlson-Dakes KT, Adler KJ, Gilbertson-White S, Pappas TE, Dasilva DF, Tisler CJ, Gern JE. Related Articles, Books, LinkOut
Abstract Rhinovirus illnesses during infancy predict subsequent childhood wheezing.
J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2005 Sep;116(3):571-7.
PMID: 16159626 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
17: Lethbridge LN, Phipps SA. Related Articles, Books, LinkOut
Abstract Chronic poverty and childhood asthma in the Maritimes versus the rest of Canada.
Can J Public Health. 2005 Jan-Feb;96(1):18-23.
PMID: 15682688 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
18: Miller ME, Levin L, Bernstein JA. Related Articles, Books, LinkOut
Abstract Characterization of a population of monozygotic twins with asthma.
J Asthma. 2005 Jun;42(5):325-30.
PMID: 16036407 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
19: Nja F, Nystad W, Lodrup Carlsen KC, Hetlevik O, Carlsen KH. Related Articles, Books, LinkOut
Abstract Effects of early intake of fruit or vegetables in relation to later asthma and allergic sensitization in school-age children.
Acta Paediatr. 2005 Feb;94(2):147-54.
PMID: 15981746 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
20: Perkin MR, Strachan DP. Related Articles, Books, LinkOut
Abstract Which aspects of the farming lifestyle explain the inverse association with childhood allergy?
J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2006 Jun;117(6):1374-81.
PMID: 16751000 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
21: Schumpert JC, Noonan CW, Sylvester J, Vanek D, Ward T, Holian A. Related Articles, Books, LinkOut
Abstract Patterns of asthma symptoms and perceptions of harm from seasonal atmospheric events in rural Western Montana.
Int J Occup Environ Health. 2006 Jan-Mar;12(1):52-8.
PMID: 16523983 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
22: Shin HD, Kim LH, Park BL, Choi YH, Park HS, Hong SJ, Choi BW, Lee JH, Park CS. Related Articles, Substance via MeSH, Books, LinkOut
Abstract Association of interleukin 18 (IL18) polymorphisms with specific IgE levels to mite allergens among asthmatic patients.
Allergy. 2005 Jul;60(7):900-6.
PMID: 15932380 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
23: Tavernier G, Fletcher G, Gee I, Watson A, Blacklock G, Francis H, Fletcher A, Frank T, Frank P, Pickering CA, Niven R. Related Articles, Substance via MeSH, Books, LinkOut
Abstract IPEADAM study: indoor endotoxin exposure, family status, and some housing characteristics in English children.
J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2006 Mar;117(3):656-62.
PMID: 16522467 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
24: Tavernier GO, Fletcher GD, Francis HC, Oldham LA, Fletcher AM, Blacklock G, Stewart L, Gee I, Watson A, Frank TL, Frank P, Pickering CA, Niven RM. Related Articles, Books, LinkOut
Abstract Endotoxin exposure in asthmatic children and matched healthy controls: results of IPEADAM study.
Indoor Air. 2005;15 Suppl 10:25-32.
PMID: 15926941 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
25: ten Brinke A, Sterk PJ, Masclee AA, Spinhoven P, Schmidt JT, Zwinderman AH, Rabe KF, Bel EH. Related Articles, Books, LinkOut
Abstract Risk factors of frequent exacerbations in difficult-to-treat asthma.
Eur Respir J. 2005 Nov;26(5):812-8.
PMID: 16264041 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
26: Thomsen SF, Ulrik CS, Kyvik KO, Larsen K, Skadhauge LR, Steffensen IE, Duffy DL, Backer V. Related Articles, Books, LinkOut
Abstract Risk factors for asthma in young adults: a co-twin control study.
Allergy. 2006 Feb;61(2):229-33.
PMID: 16409201 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
27: Trevillian LF, Ponsonby AL, Dwyer T, Kemp A, Cochrane J, Lim LL, Carmichael A. Related Articles, Cited Articles, Books, LinkOut
Abstract Infant sleeping environment and asthma at 7 years: a prospective cohort study.
Am J Public Health. 2005 Dec;95(12):2238-45.
PMID: 16304135 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
28: Upham JW, Holt PG. Related Articles, Books, LinkOut
Abstract Environment and development of atopy.
Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol. 2005 Apr;5(2):167-72. Review.
PMID: 15764908 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
29: Vedanthan PK, Mahesh PA, Vedanthan R, Holla AD, Liu AH. Related Articles, Compound via MeSH, Substance via MeSH, Books, LinkOut
Abstract Effect of animal contact and microbial exposures on the prevalence of atopy and asthma in urban vs rural children in India.
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2006 Apr;96(4):571-8.
PMID: 16680928 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
30: Venn A, Yemaneberhan H, Lewis S, Parry E, Britton J. Related Articles, Books, LinkOut
Free Full Text Proximity of the home to roads and the risk of wheeze in an Ethiopian population.
Occup Environ Med. 2005 Jun;62(6):376-80.
PMID: 15901884 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
31: Wang TN, Chen WY, Huang YF, Shih NH, Feng WW, Tseng HI, Lee CH, Ko YC. Related Articles, Books, LinkOut
Abstract The synergistic effects of the IL-9 gene and environmental exposures on asthmatic Taiwanese families as determined by the transmission/disequilibrium test.
Int J Immunogenet. 2006 Apr;33(2):105-10.
PMID: 16611254 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]

Updated 10/18/06