- Relationship between asthma severity and obesityMichael J H Akerman
SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York, USA
J Asthma 41:521-6. 2004..Prevalence of obesity increases with increasing asthma severity in adults. The association of asthma severity with obesity suggests that obesity may be a potentially modifiable risk factor for asthma or asthma-like symptoms...
- Bronchodilator effect of infused B-type natriuretic peptide in asthmaMichael J Akerman
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, State University of New York, Health Science Center at Brooklyn, 450 Clarkson Ave, Box 19, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
Chest 130:66-72. 2006..To determine the bronchodilator effect of recombinant human B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP; nesiritide) on patients with asthma...