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Bisphenol A or BPA in Pregnancy and Asthma Study

The Barcelona Institute for Global Health supported study concludes suggests that in utero BPA exposure may be associated with higher odds of asthma and wheeze among school-age girls. Study Background In utero, (before birth) exposure to bisphenols, widely used in…

Gut and Lung Connection to Asthma – Rodney Dietert, PhD

In this fifth in a series of interviews with Rodney Dietert PhD, he talks about communication between the gut and lung. Dr. Dietert is Cornell University Professor Emeritus, Health Scientist Head of Translational Science + Education for SEED and the…

Asthma and Indoor Air Pollution:

Key insights for Asthmatics: Makes Asthma Worse Significant Association with Exacerbations Among this panel of relatively moderate to severe asthmatics, the respiratory irritants produced by several domestic combustion sources were associated with increased morbidity. Although there is abundant clinical evidence…