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An elevated body mass index increases lung volume but reduces airflow in italian schoolchildren

  • Authors: Cibella, F.; Bruno, A.; Cuttitta, G.; Bucchieri, S.; Melis, M.; De Cantis, S.; La Grutta, S.; Viegi, G.
  • Publication year: 2015
  • Type: Articolo in rivista (Articolo in rivista)
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Asthma and obesity are important and growing health issues worldwide. Obesity is considered a risk factor for asthma, due to the induction of changes in airway mechanics and altered airway inflammation.