- Characterization of regulatory T cells in urban newbornsNgoc P Ly
Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, University of California San Francisco Children s Hospital and UCSF Medical School, San Francisco, CA, USA
Clin Mol Allergy 7:8. 2009..The objective of this study was to compare Treg phenotype and function in cord blood (CB) of newborns to those in peripheral blood (PB) of a subset of participating mothers...
- Association of obesity with IgE levels and allergy symptoms in children and adolescents: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2005-2006Cynthia M Visness
Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
J Allergy Clin Immunol 123:1163-9, 1169.e1-4. 2009..Previous literature on the relationship between obesity and allergic disease has been inconsistent. It is not known whether systemic inflammation could be a factor in this relationship...
- Association of childhood obesity with atopic and nonatopic asthma: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2006Cynthia M Visness
Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27517, U S A
J Asthma 47:822-9. 2010..Some, but not all, studies have shown that the effect of obesity on asthma is stronger among nonatopic individuals than among those with atopy. Systemic inflammation may be a factor in this relationship...
- Retention strategies and predictors of attrition in an urban pediatric asthma studyPatricia M Zook
Statistical and Clinical Coordinating Center Rho Federal Systems Division, Inc, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Clin Trials 7:400-10. 2010..The retention of these participants has been challenging due to high mobility, inconsistent phone service, custody issues, and stressful life situations...