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)
- OA Link: http://hdl.handle.net/10447/128327
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.