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News 2 Use: Can a Runny Nose Lead to Asthma?

On March 19, 2009 @ 2:03 pm In All Articles

runnyResearchers in Europe have found that adults who experience more than 8 years of rhinitis (itchy, runny nose often – but not always – caused by allergy) are significantly more likely to develop asthma than those with clearer breathing. Reporting in The Lancet (September 2008) [1], researchers suggest further studies to investigate whether treating rhinitis symptoms can prevent asthma in adults.

First published: Allergy & Asthma Today, Fall 2008
Reviewed:  March 2009, Laurie Ross

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URLs in this post:

[1] The Lancet (September 2008): http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(08)61446-4/fulltext

[2] News for Your Nose: Nasal Corticosteroids: http://www.aanma.org/2009/03/news-for-your-nose-nasal-corticosteroids/

[3] News 2 Use – Pregnant? Go Mediterranean!: http://www.aanma.org/2009/04/news-2-use-pregnant-go-mediterranean/

[4] Pregnant Women Should Maintain Asthma Control: http://www.aanma.org/2009/03/pregnant-women-should-maintain-asthma-control/

[5] News 2 Use – Keep Two Doses of Epinephrine On Hand: http://www.aanma.org/2009/05/keep-two-doses-of-epi/

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