Caroline J Lodge
Affiliation: University of Melbourne
- Perinatal cat and dog exposure and the risk of asthma and allergy in the urban environment: a systematic review of longitudinal studiesCaroline J Lodge
Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytic Epidemiology, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
Clin Dev Immunol 2012:176484. 2012..Using longitudinal studies, we aimed to systematically review the impact of pet ownership in the critical perinatal period as a risk factor for allergies in childhood...
- Early-life risk factors for childhood wheeze phenotypes in a high-risk birth cohortCaroline J Lodge
Center for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic, and Analytic Epidemiology, School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia Electronic address
J Pediatr 164:289-94.e1-2. 2014..To define longitudinal childhood wheeze phenotypes and identify their early-life risk factors...
- Pets at birth do not increase allergic disease in at-risk childrenC J Lodge
Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytic Epidemiology, School of Population Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
Clin Exp Allergy 42:1377-85. 2012..The literature is contradictory concerning pet exposure and risk of allergic disease in childhood especially among those with a family history of allergy...
- House dust mite sensitization in toddlers predicts current wheeze at age 12 yearsCaroline J Lodge
Centre for MEGA Epidemiology, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
J Allergy Clin Immunol 128:782-788.e9. 2011..Identification of children at risk of developing asthma provides a window of opportunity for risk-reducing interventions. Allergen sensitization might identify high-risk children...
- Childhood wheeze phenotypes show less than expected growth in FEV1 across adolescenceCaroline J Lodge
1 Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population and Global Health, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 189:1351-8. 2014..Better characterization of childhood wheeze phenotypes using newer statistical methods provides a basis for addressing the heterogeneity of childhood asthma. Outcomes of these phenotypes beyond childhood are unknown...
- The impact of breastfeeding on lung development and function: a systematic reviewNilakshi T Waidyatillake
Centre for Molecular, Environmental, Genetic and Analytic MEGA Epidemiology, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, The University of Melbourne, 207, Bouverie Street, Carlton, VIC 3052, Australia
Expert Rev Clin Immunol 9:1253-65. 2013..Further research is needed to determine the specific details such as duration and type (exclusive vs partial) of breastfeeding that leads to improved lung function...
- Overview of evidence in prevention and aetiology of food allergy: a review of systematic reviewsCaroline J Lodge
Centre for MEGA Epidemiology, The University of Melbourne, 207 Bouverie Street, Melbourne, Victoria 2010, Australia
Int J Environ Res Public Health 10:5781-806. 2013..Furthermore, additional primary studies, with greater numbers of participants and objective food allergy definitions are urgently required. ..