Heather Powell

Summary

Affiliation: New South Wales
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. doi Psychosocial variables are related to future exacerbation risk and perinatal outcomes in pregnant women with asthma
    Heather Powell
    Centre for Asthma and Respiratory Diseases, Hunter Medical Research Institute, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    J Asthma 50:383-9. 2013
  2. doi Management of asthma in pregnancy guided by measurement of fraction of exhaled nitric oxide: a double-blind, randomised controlled trial
    Heather Powell
    Centre for Asthma and Respiratory Diseases, University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Lancet 378:983-90. 2011
  3. doi Psychosocial outcomes are related to asthma control and quality of life in pregnant women with asthma
    Heather Powell
    Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Hunter Medical Research Institute, John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    J Asthma 48:1032-40. 2011
  4. pmc Prenatal origins of bronchiolitis: protective effect of optimised asthma management during pregnancy
    Joerg Mattes
    Experimental and Translational Respiratory Medicine Group, University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute, Newcastle, Australia
    Thorax 69:383-4. 2014
  5. ncbi Viral and bacterial infection in acute asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease increases the risk of readmission
    Peter A B Wark
    Centre for Asthma and Respiratory Disease, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    Respirology 18:996-1002. 2013
  6. ncbi Differential effects of maintenance long-acting beta-agonist and inhaled corticosteroid on asthma control and asthma exacerbations
    Peter G Gibson
    Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Hunter Medical Research Institute, John Hunter Hospital, University of Newcastle, New Lambton, Australia
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 119:344-50. 2007
  7. doi Lycopene-rich treatments modify noneosinophilic airway inflammation in asthma: proof of concept
    Lisa G Wood
    Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Hunter Medical Research Institute, John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Free Radic Res 42:94-102. 2008
  8. pmc Validity of the common cold questionnaire (CCQ) in asthma exacerbations
    Heather Powell
    Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Hunter Medical Research Institute, John Hunter Hospital, New Lambton, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 3:e1802. 2008
  9. doi Persistence of rhinovirus RNA and IP-10 gene expression after acute asthma
    Lisa G Wood
    Centre for Asthma and Respiratory Diseases, Hunter Medical Research Institute, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    Respirology 16:291-9. 2011
  10. ncbi Initial corticosteroid therapy for asthma
    Peter G Gibson
    Hunter Medical Research Institute, Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, John Hunter Hospital, New South Wales, and University of Newcastle, Australia
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 12:48-53. 2006

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. doi Psychosocial variables are related to future exacerbation risk and perinatal outcomes in pregnant women with asthma
    Heather Powell
    Centre for Asthma and Respiratory Diseases, Hunter Medical Research Institute, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    J Asthma 50:383-9. 2013
    ..To determine the relationship between psychosocial variables, future exacerbation risk during pregnancy, and perinatal outcomes...
  2. doi Management of asthma in pregnancy guided by measurement of fraction of exhaled nitric oxide: a double-blind, randomised controlled trial
    Heather Powell
    Centre for Asthma and Respiratory Diseases, University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Lancet 378:983-90. 2011
    ..We tested the hypothesis that a management algorithm for asthma in pregnancy based on F(E)NO and symptoms would reduce asthma exacerbations...
  3. doi Psychosocial outcomes are related to asthma control and quality of life in pregnant women with asthma
    Heather Powell
    Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Hunter Medical Research Institute, John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    J Asthma 48:1032-40. 2011
    ..Little is known about the psychosocial impact and perceived teratogenic (fetal harm due to medication) risks of asthma treatment (inhaled/oral corticosteroids and β-agonist) during pregnancy...
  4. pmc Prenatal origins of bronchiolitis: protective effect of optimised asthma management during pregnancy
    Joerg Mattes
    Experimental and Translational Respiratory Medicine Group, University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute, Newcastle, Australia
    Thorax 69:383-4. 2014
    ..Maternal asthma is the most common chronic disease complicating pregnancy and is a risk factor for bronchiolitis in infancy. Recurrent episodes of bronchiolitis are strongly associated with the development of childhood asthma...
  5. ncbi Viral and bacterial infection in acute asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease increases the risk of readmission
    Peter A B Wark
    Centre for Asthma and Respiratory Disease, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    Respirology 18:996-1002. 2013
    ..Infection is as an important trigger for acute asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The aim of this article was to determine the prevalence and impact of virus and bacterial infections in acute asthma and COPD...
  6. ncbi Differential effects of maintenance long-acting beta-agonist and inhaled corticosteroid on asthma control and asthma exacerbations
    Peter G Gibson
    Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Hunter Medical Research Institute, John Hunter Hospital, University of Newcastle, New Lambton, Australia
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 119:344-50. 2007
    ..Combination therapy with long-acting beta-agonists (LABAs)/inhaled corticosteroids (ICSs) has become established as effective maintenance treatment for asthma...
  7. doi Lycopene-rich treatments modify noneosinophilic airway inflammation in asthma: proof of concept
    Lisa G Wood
    Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Hunter Medical Research Institute, John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Free Radic Res 42:94-102. 2008
    ..Changing dietary antioxidant intake may be contributing to rising asthma prevalence. Lycopene-rich supplements should be further investigated as a therapeutic intervention...
  8. pmc Validity of the common cold questionnaire (CCQ) in asthma exacerbations
    Heather Powell
    Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Hunter Medical Research Institute, John Hunter Hospital, New Lambton, New South Wales, Australia
    PLoS ONE 3:e1802. 2008
    ..Its usefulness in people with acute asthma is unknown. Our aim was to assess the ability of the CCQ to detect viral infection and to monitor recovery during a viral induced asthma exacerbation and confirmed by virological testing...
  9. doi Persistence of rhinovirus RNA and IP-10 gene expression after acute asthma
    Lisa G Wood
    Centre for Asthma and Respiratory Diseases, Hunter Medical Research Institute, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    Respirology 16:291-9. 2011
    ..This study investigates the frequency of viral persistence after acute asthma, assesses viral infectivity and determines the host inflammatory responses to viral persistence...
  10. ncbi Initial corticosteroid therapy for asthma
    Peter G Gibson
    Hunter Medical Research Institute, Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, John Hunter Hospital, New South Wales, and University of Newcastle, Australia
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 12:48-53. 2006
    ..This review examines the commencement of maintenance pharmacotherapy for asthma: inhaled corticosteroids alone or in combination with long-acting beta2 agonists...
  11. doi Respiratory viral infections in pregnant women with asthma are associated with wheezing in the first 12 months of life
    Vanessa E Murphy
    Centre for Asthma and Respiratory Diseases, University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 25:151-8. 2014
    ..Infants of mothers with asthma are more likely to wheeze and have a higher risk of developing asthma than infants of non-asthmatic mothers...
  12. doi Identification of novel diagnostic biomarkers for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Nicole M Verrills
    School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 183:1633-43. 2011
    ..Proteomics may identify a useful panel of biomarkers for identification of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
  13. ncbi Persistent airway obstruction after virus infection is not associated with airway inflammation
    Lisa G Wood
    School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    Chest 131:415-23. 2007
    ..This study examined the contribution of airway inflammation to the delayed lung function recovery that occurs in some people following virus-induced asthma exacerbations...
  14. ncbi The risk of maternal and placental complications in pregnant women with asthma: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Gang Wang
    Centre for Asthma and Respiratory Diseases, University of Newcastle and Hunter Medical Research Institute, Newcastle, NSW, Australia
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 27:934-42. 2014
    ..To investigate if maternal asthma is associated with an increased risk of maternal and placental complications in pregnancy...
  15. ncbi Asthma education
    Peter G Gibson
    Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Hunter Medical Research Institute, John Hunter Hospital, University of Newcastle, Locked Bag 1, Hunter Region Mail Centre, NSW 2310, Australia
    Respir Med 97:1036-44. 2003
    ..While a structured asthma self-management programme is effective in a hospital setting, attempts to deliver these programmes in primary care have met with varying success...
  16. ncbi Migration to a western country increases asthma symptoms but not eosinophilic airway inflammation
    Peter G Gibson
    Hunter Medical Research Institute, University of Newcastle, John Hunter Hospital, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
    Pediatr Pulmonol 36:209-15. 2003
    ..The development of wheeze after migration to Australia was independent of eosinophilic inflammation and consistent with noneosinophilic asthma mechanisms...
  17. ncbi Inhaled corticosteroid doses in asthma: an evidence-based approach
    Heather Powell
    Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Hunter Medical Research Institute, John Hunter Hospital, Locked Bag 1, Hunter Mail Centre, Newcastle, NSW 2310, Australia
    Med J Aust 178:223-5. 2003
    ..To define the evidence for doses of inhaled corticosteroids in asthma and describe this in clinically meaningful, evidence-based terms...