respiration disorders

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Summary: Diseases of the respiratory system in general or unspecified or for a specific respiratory disease not available.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Lung function among workers in the soft tissue paper-producing industry
    Thomas Kraus
    Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational Medicine, University Hospital, Aachen University of Technology, Pauwelsstrasse 30, D 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Chest 125:731-6. 2004
  2. pmc Air pollution and hospital admissions for respiratory and cardiovascular diseases in Hong Kong
    T W Wong
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong
    Occup Environ Med 56:679-83. 1999
  3. ncbi Pulmonary impairment after tuberculosis
    Jotam G Pasipanodya
    Department of Medicine, University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA
    Chest 131:1817-24. 2007
  4. pmc Stronger associations between daily mortality and fine particulate air pollution in summer than in winter: evidence from a heavily polluted region in western Europe
    T S Nawrot
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine, School of Public Health, KULeuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:146-9. 2007
  5. pmc Association between air pollution and general practitioner visits for respiratory diseases in Hong Kong
    T W Wong
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Thorax 61:585-91. 2006
  6. ncbi Effects of ambient particulate matter on peak expiratory flow rates and respiratory symptoms of asthmatics during Asian dust periods in Korea
    Jeong Woong Park
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Gachon Medical School, Gil Medical Center, Incheon, Korea
    Respirology 10:470-6. 2005
  7. pmc Respiratory symptoms in relation to residential coal burning and environmental tobacco smoke among early adolescents in Wuhan, China: a cross-sectional study
    Päivi M Salo
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, PO Box 12233, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Environ Health 3:14. 2004
  8. ncbi Respiratory symptoms and spirometry in experienced coal miners: effects of both distant and recent coal mine dust exposures
    P K Henneberger
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Am J Ind Med 32:268-74. 1997
  9. pmc Coarse particulate matter air pollution and hospital admissions for cardiovascular and respiratory diseases among Medicare patients
    Roger D Peng
    Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    JAMA 299:2172-9. 2008
  10. pmc Particulate air pollution and panel studies in children: a systematic review
    D J Ward
    Public Health Network, South Worcestershire Primary Care Trust, Isaac Maddox House, Shrub Hill Road, Worcester WR4 9RW, UK
    Occup Environ Med 61:e13. 2004

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  1. ncbi Lung function among workers in the soft tissue paper-producing industry
    Thomas Kraus
    Institute and Outpatient Clinic for Occupational Medicine, University Hospital, Aachen University of Technology, Pauwelsstrasse 30, D 52074 Aachen, Germany
    Chest 125:731-6. 2004
    ..To describe lung function in correlation with information on exposure to dust and fibers in soft tissue paper-producing factories in Germany...
  2. pmc Air pollution and hospital admissions for respiratory and cardiovascular diseases in Hong Kong
    T W Wong
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong
    Occup Environ Med 56:679-83. 1999
    ..To investigate short term effects of concentrations of pollutants in ambient air on hospital admissions for cardiovascular and respiratory diseases in Hong Kong...
  3. ncbi Pulmonary impairment after tuberculosis
    Jotam G Pasipanodya
    Department of Medicine, University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd, Fort Worth, TX 76107, USA
    Chest 131:1817-24. 2007
    ..Pulmonary impairment subsequent to a cure of pulmonary tuberculosis has been described only in selected populations...
  4. pmc Stronger associations between daily mortality and fine particulate air pollution in summer than in winter: evidence from a heavily polluted region in western Europe
    T S Nawrot
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine, School of Public Health, KULeuven, Leuven, Belgium
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:146-9. 2007
    ..Numerous studies have shown a strong association between daily mortality and small particulate with a diameter of <10 microm (PM10) air pollution, but the effects of season have not always been well characterised...
  5. pmc Association between air pollution and general practitioner visits for respiratory diseases in Hong Kong
    T W Wong
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Thorax 61:585-91. 2006
    ....
  6. ncbi Effects of ambient particulate matter on peak expiratory flow rates and respiratory symptoms of asthmatics during Asian dust periods in Korea
    Jeong Woong Park
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Gachon Medical School, Gil Medical Center, Incheon, Korea
    Respirology 10:470-6. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to investigate the possible adverse effects of Asian dust events on the respiratory functions and symptoms of subjects with bronchial asthma...
  7. pmc Respiratory symptoms in relation to residential coal burning and environmental tobacco smoke among early adolescents in Wuhan, China: a cross-sectional study
    Päivi M Salo
    Epidemiology Branch, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Institutes of Health, PO Box 12233, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Environ Health 3:14. 2004
    ..Cigarette smoking and coal burning are the primary sources of indoor air pollution in Chinese households. However, effects of these exposures on Chinese children's respiratory health are not well characterized...
  8. ncbi Respiratory symptoms and spirometry in experienced coal miners: effects of both distant and recent coal mine dust exposures
    P K Henneberger
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Am J Ind Med 32:268-74. 1997
    ..These findings provide additional evidence of the limitations of the current 2.0 mg/m3 coal mine dust standard to prevent respiratory disease...
  9. pmc Coarse particulate matter air pollution and hospital admissions for cardiovascular and respiratory diseases among Medicare patients
    Roger D Peng
    Department of Biostatistics, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    JAMA 299:2172-9. 2008
    ..5) have been studied extensively over the last decade. Evidence concerning the health risks of the coarse fraction of greater than 2.5 microm and 10 microm or less in aerodynamic diameter (PM10-2.5) is limited...
  10. pmc Particulate air pollution and panel studies in children: a systematic review
    D J Ward
    Public Health Network, South Worcestershire Primary Care Trust, Isaac Maddox House, Shrub Hill Road, Worcester WR4 9RW, UK
    Occup Environ Med 61:e13. 2004
    ..Panel studies have been used to investigate the short term effects of outdoor particulate air pollution across a wide range of environmental settings...
  11. pmc Early respiratory and skin symptoms in relation to ethnic background: the importance of socioeconomic status; the PIAMA study
    L P Koopman
    Erasmus University Medical Center Sophia Children s Hospital Rotterdam, Department of Pediatrics National Institute of Public Health and the Environment, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Arch Dis Child 87:482-8. 2002
    ..To evaluate ethnic differences in the prevalence of respiratory and skin symptoms in the first two years of life...
  12. ncbi GSTM1 and GSTP1 and respiratory health in asthmatic children exposed to ozone
    I Romieu
    Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, 655 Avenida Universidad, Col Santa Maria Ahuacatitlan, 62508 Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico
    Eur Respir J 28:953-9. 2006
    ..In conclusion, asthmatic children with glutathione S-transferase M1 null and glutathione S-transferase P1 Valine/Valine genotypes appear more susceptible to developing respiratory symptoms related to ozone exposure...
  13. pmc Respiratory health and individual estimated exposure to traffic-related air pollutants in a cohort of young children
    V Morgenstern
    GSF National Research Center for Environment and Health, Institute of Epidemiology, Neuherberg, Germany
    Occup Environ Med 64:8-16. 2007
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  14. ncbi Symptoms of sleep-disordered breathing in 5-year-old children are associated with sleepiness and problem behaviors
    Daniel J Gottlieb
    Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118 2394, USA
    Pediatrics 112:870-7. 2003
    ..The goal of this study was to assess the prevalence of SDB symptoms in 5-year-old children and their relation to sleepiness and problem behaviors...
  15. ncbi Decrements in lung function related to arsenic in drinking water in West Bengal, India
    Ondine S von Ehrenstein
    Arsenic Health Effects Research Program, School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720 7360, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:533-41. 2005
    ..In this study, consumption of arsenic-contaminated water was associated with respiratory symptoms and reduced lung function in men, especially among those with arsenic-related skin lesions...
  16. ncbi Association of respiratory complications and elevated serum immunoglobulins with drinking water arsenic toxicity in human
    Laila N Islam
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
    J Environ Sci Health A Tox Hazard Subst Environ Eng 42:1807-14. 2007
    ..05), and serum IgA levels with urinary excretion of arsenic (P<0.001). These observations suggested that arsenic toxicity caused respiratory complications, induced changes in the humoral as well as mucosal immune responses...
  17. ncbi A comparison of mortality related to urban air particles between periods with Asian dust days and without Asian dust days in Seoul, Korea, 2000-2004
    Jong Tae Lee
    Department of Public Health, Graduate School of Hanyang University, Hanyang University, Haengdang Dong 17, Seongdong Gu, Seoul 133 791, Republic of Korea
    Environ Res 105:409-13. 2007
    ..We hypothesize that the real health effect is much larger than previous results suggested...
  18. ncbi Exposure to indoor mould and children's respiratory health in the PATY study
    T Antova
    Environmental Health Unit, NCPHP, Sofia, Bulgaria
    J Epidemiol Community Health 62:708-14. 2008
    ..In this collaboration, researchers from 12 cross-sectional studies pooled their data to assess the effects of air quality on a spectrum of children's respiratory disorders...
  19. ncbi Respiratory symptoms as predictors of all-cause mortality in an urban community: a 30-year follow-up
    A Frostad
    Cancer Registry of Norway, Montebello, Oslo, Norway
    J Intern Med 259:520-9. 2006
    ..We investigated the relationship between respiratory symptoms and mortality from all causes in a large Norwegian population. We also examined mortality during separate periods of follow-up...
  20. ncbi Incidence of respiratory disorders in neonates born between 34 and 36 weeks of gestation following exposure to antenatal corticosteroids between 24 and 34 weeks of gestation
    Gary Ventolini
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton, OH 45409, USA
    Am J Perinatol 25:79-83. 2008
    ..Further studies are needed to determine whether administering antenatal steroids to women experiencing preterm labor after 34 weeks of gestation would be associated with a similar beneficial effect...
  21. ncbi Influenza-induced tachypnea is prevented in immune cotton rats, but cannot be treated with an anti-inflammatory steroid or a neuraminidase inhibitor
    Maryna C Eichelberger
    Virion Systems Inc, Rockville MD 21205, USA
    Virology 322:300-7. 2004
    ..Therapeutic approaches need to be tailored to clear airway obstruction and restore an intact epithelium...
  22. ncbi Cesarean section, gestational age, and transient tachypnea of the newborn: timing is the key
    Arieh Riskin
    Department of Neonatology, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Am J Perinatol 22:377-82. 2005
    ..001). Delivery by CS and younger GA are risk factors for TTN. Although TTN is a self-limited disease, it is associated with significant morbidities. Scheduling elective CS at GA of not less than 38 weeks may decrease the frequency of TTN...
  23. pmc The management of sick young infants at primary health centres in a rural developing country
    T Duke
    Centre for International Child Health, Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne
    Arch Dis Child 90:200-5. 2005
    ..To investigate the epidemiology of illness among young infants at remote health clinics in a rural developing country, and to determine risk factors for mortality that might be used as triggers for emergency treatment or referral...
  24. pmc Respiratory morbidity in office workers in a water-damaged building
    Jean M Cox-Ganser
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 113:485-90. 2005
    ..Occupancy of the water-damaged building was associated with onset and exacerbation of respiratory conditions, confirmed by objective medical tests. The morbidity and lost work time burdened both employees and employers...
  25. pmc Prevalence and incidence of respiratory symptoms in relation to indoor dampness: the RHINE study
    M I Gunnbjörnsdóttir
    Department of Medical Sciences, Respiratory Medicine and Allergology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Thorax 61:221-5. 2006
    ..An association between indoor dampness and respiratory symptoms has been reported, but dampness as a risk factor for the onset or remission of respiratory symptoms and asthma is not well documented...
  26. pmc Health effects of exposure to water-damaged New Orleans homes six months after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita
    Kristin J Cummings
    Epidemic Intelligence Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:869-75. 2008
    ..We investigated the relation between respiratory symptoms and exposure to water-damaged homes and the effect of respirator use in posthurricane New Orleans, Louisiana...
  27. pmc Locally generated particulate pollution and respiratory symptoms in young children
    N Pierse
    MRC Institute for Environment and Health, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK
    Thorax 61:216-20. 2006
    ..However, the effect of PM(10) on respiratory symptoms in young children is unclear...
  28. ncbi Contribution of respiratory disease to nonrespiratory mortality associations with air pollution
    Samantha F De Leon
    New York University School of Medicine, Nelson Institute of Environmental Medicine, Tuxedo 10987, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 167:1117-23. 2003
    ..The results of this study suggest that past studies may have underestimated the role of respiratory disease in pollution-mortality associations, especially among older adults...
  29. pmc Think globally, breathe locally
    R J Delfino
    Thorax 61:184-5. 2006
  30. ncbi The relation between gastroesophageal reflux and respiratory symptoms in a population-based study: the Nord-Trøndelag health survey
    Helena Nordenstedt
    Department of Molecular Medicine and Surgery, Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska University Hospital, Solna, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Chest 129:1051-6. 2006
    ..In spite of numerous investigations, the relation between respiratory symptoms and reflux symptoms in the general population remains unclear, since population-based studies are few...
  31. ncbi Associations between daily cause-specific mortality and concentrations of ground-level ozone in Montreal, Quebec
    M S Goldberg
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Epidemiol 154:817-26. 2001
    ..0, 6.91); cardiovascular diseases, 2.5% (95% CI: 0.2, 5.0); and respiratory diseases, 6.6% (95% CI: 1.8, 11.8). These results were independent of the effects of other pollutants and were consistent with a log-linear response function...
  32. pmc Influence of socioeconomic conditions on air pollution adverse health effects in elderly people: an analysis of six regions in São Paulo, Brazil
    M C H Martins
    São Paulo City Health Departments, Brazil
    J Epidemiol Community Health 58:41-6. 2004
    ..To evaluate if the effects of particulate matter (PM(10)) on respiratory mortality of elderly people are affected by socioeconomic status...
  33. ncbi Association between reported exposure to road traffic and respiratory symptoms in children: evidence of bias
    Claudia E Kuehni
    Swiss Paediatric Respiratory Research Group, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Berne, Switzerland
    Int J Epidemiol 35:779-86. 2006
    ..We estimated the association between self-reported exposure to road traffic and respiratory symptoms in preschool children, and investigated whether the effect could have been caused by reporting bias...
  34. ncbi An analysis of the association between respiratory symptoms in subjects with asthma and daily air pollution in Spokane, Washington
    Therese F Mar
    Department of Environmental Health, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Inhal Toxicol 16:809-15. 2004
    ..These findings also suggest that both larger and smaller particles can aggravate asthma symptoms...
  35. ncbi Does traffic-related air pollution contribute to respiratory disease formation in children?
    M Jerrett
    Eur Respir J 29:825-6. 2007
  36. ncbi Curing the septic diaphragm with the ventilator
    Franco Laghi
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 165:145-6. 2002
  37. ncbi Mechanical ventilation protects against diaphragm injury in sepsis: interaction of oxidative and mechanical stresses
    Satoru Ebihara
    Respiratory and Critical Care Divisions, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 165:221-8. 2002
    ..Accordingly, our data suggest that MV protects the diaphragm during sepsis by abrogating an injurious interaction between oxidative and biomechanical stresses imposed on the sarcolemma...
  38. ncbi Evolution of lower respiratory symptoms in New York police officers after 9/11: a prospective longitudinal study
    Larisa V Buyantseva
    Department of Medicine, Penn State University College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:310-7. 2007
    ..We studied the evolution of lower respiratory symptoms at 1 month (initial) and 19 months (follow-up) after the collapse of the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 (9/11)...
  39. pmc Effect of educational outreach to nurses on tuberculosis case detection and primary care of respiratory illness: pragmatic cluster randomised controlled trial
    Lara R Fairall
    Knowledge Translation Unit, University of Cape Town Lung Institute, University of Cape Town, Groote Schuur, South Africa
    BMJ 331:750-4. 2005
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  40. ncbi Urban traffic and pollutant exposure related to respiratory outcomes and atopy in a large sample of children
    T Nicolai
    University Children s Hospital, Munich, Germany
    Eur Respir J 21:956-63. 2003
    ..However, effects of socioeconomic factors associated with living close to busy roads cannot be ruled out...
  41. ncbi Development of hydrocephalus in a patient with Joubert syndrome
    F Genel
    J Postgrad Med 50:153. 2004
  42. pmc Long-term traffic-related exposures and asthma onset in schoolchildren in oslo, norway
    Bente Oftedal
    Division of Epidemiology, Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo, Norway
    Environ Health Perspect 117:839-44. 2009
    ..Whether there is a causal relation between long-term exposure to traffic and asthma development is so far not clear. This may be explained by inaccurate exposure assessment...
  43. ncbi [Respiratory risk in carpenters and cabinet makers]
    C H Laraqui Hossini
    UFR Sécurité et Santé au Travail, Faculté des Sciences de l Education de Rabat
    Rev Mal Respir 18:615-22. 2001
    ..It is imperative to implement an occupational health service and to develop means for collective and individual prevention to maximally reduce the risk...
  44. ncbi Cognition, behavior, and development in Joubert syndrome
    E B Fennell
    Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida, Gainesville 32610 0165, USA
    J Child Neurol 14:592-6. 1999
    ..Future directions of research with this rare disorder are suggested...
  45. ncbi Respiratory input impedance measurement: forced oscillation methods
    D Macleod
    University Hospital Aintree, Aintree Chest Centre, Liverpool, UK
    Med Biol Eng Comput 39:505-16. 2001
    ..In conclusion, measurement of Zrs,in using FOT is an important and sophisticated non-invasive lung-function test, showing good potential for future clinical applications...
  46. ncbi An international prospective general population-based study of respiratory work disability
    K Toren
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy at University of Gothenburg, Box 414, S 405 30 Goteborg, Sweden
    Thorax 64:339-44. 2009
    ..There is a need for general population-based prospective studies to assess the incidence of respiratory work disability and to delineate better the roles of potential predictors of respiratory work disability...
  47. pmc Risk factors for respiratory morbidity in infancy after very premature birth
    A Greenough
    Department of Child Health, 4th Floor Golden Jubilee Wing, King s College Hospital, Bessemer Road, London SE5 9RS, UK
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 90:F320-3. 2005
    ..To determine the occurrence of respiratory morbidity during infancy after very premature birth and to identify risk factors...
  48. pmc A parent-completed respiratory questionnaire for 1-year-old children: repeatability
    Marie Pierre F Strippoli
    Swiss Paediatric Respiratory Research Group, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Arch Dis Child 92:861-5. 2007
    ..There are few standardised questionnaires for the assessment of respiratory symptoms in preschool children. We have developed and tested the short-term repeatability of a postal questionnaire on respiratory symptoms for 1-year-old children...
  49. pmc General practitioners with a special clinical interest: a model for improving respiratory disease management
    Sian Williams
    Br J Gen Pract 52:838-43. 2002
    ..We explore how the role of GPSCI might work using the field of respiratory medicine as an exemplar. The concept is transferable to other therapeutic areas...
  50. pmc Hypnosis in pediatrics: applications at a pediatric pulmonary center
    Ran D Anbar
    Department of Pediatrics, Upstate Medical University, 750 E, Adams Street, Syracuse, NY 13210, USA
    BMC Pediatr 2:11. 2002
    ..This report describes the utility of hypnosis for patients who presented to a Pediatric Pulmonary Center over a 30 month period...
  51. pmc Temporal change in the prevalence of respiratory symptoms and obstructive airways disease 1993-2001
    Peter I Frank
    North West Lung Centre, General Practice Research Unit, Manchester
    Br J Gen Pract 55:596-602. 2005
    ..There has been little available information regarding secular changes in the prevalence of respiratory symptoms since the mid-1990s...
  52. pmc Maternal education, lone parenthood, material hardship, maternal smoking, and longstanding respiratory problems in childhood: testing a hierarchical conceptual framework
    Nick Spencer
    School of Health and Social Studies and Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 59:842-6. 2005
    ..In this paper, the interrelations is studied using a conceptual hierarchical framework among children aged 0-11 years in a representative sample of British households with children...
  53. ncbi Pediatric emergencies on a US-based commercial airline
    Brian R Moore
    Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Pediatr Emerg Care 21:725-9. 2005
    ..The purpose of this investigation was to determine the incidence and character of pediatric emergencies on a US-based commercial airline and to evaluate current in-flight medical kits...
  54. pmc Respiratory illness associated with influenza and respiratory syncytial virus infection
    D M Fleming
    Birmingham Research Unit of the Royal College of General Practitioners, Birmingham, UK
    Arch Dis Child 90:741-6. 2005
    ..To estimate excess morbidity during periods of influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) activity...
  55. ncbi Lung function in preschool children
    F Muñoz-López
    Allergol Immunopathol (Madr) 33:59-64. 2005
  56. ncbi Clinical applications of infant lung function testing: does it contribute to clinical decision making?
    U Frey
    Paediatric Respiratory Medicine, Dept of Paediatrics, University Hospital of Berne, Inselspital, Berne 4010, Switzerland
    Paediatr Respir Rev 2:126-30. 2001
    ..It will focus on the role of infant lung function in the clinical management of infants with respiratory disease...
  57. ncbi [Obesity-induced respiratory dysfunction in children and juveniles]
    J Lecheler
    CJD Asthmazentrum Berchtesgarden, 83471 Berchtesgaden
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 131:393-7. 2006
  58. ncbi The effect of passive smoking on respiratory health in children and adults
    C Janson
    Department of Medical Sciences, Respiratory Medicine and Allergology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 8:510-6. 2004
    ..Passive smoking is a widespread, important and avoidable risk factor for respiratory symptoms in both children and adults. Reducing passive smoking in the community will have a large positive effect on respiratory health...
  59. ncbi Association of transient tachypnea of the newborn and childhood asthma
    David J Birnkrant
    Department of Pediatrics, MetroHealth Medical Center and Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio 44109, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 41:978-84. 2006
    ..To determine if transient tachypnea of the newborn (TTN) is independently associated with childhood asthma...
  60. ncbi Outcome of laparoscopic Nissen-Rossetti fundoplication in children with gastroesophageal reflux disease and supraesophageal symptoms
    G Mattioli
    Pediatric Surgery Unit, Giannina Gaslini Research Institute, University of Genova, Largo G Gaslini 5, 16100 Genoa, Italy
    Surg Endosc 18:463-5. 2004
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the safety and outcome of laparoscopic Nissen-Rossetti fundoplication performed in a selected population of children with gastroesophageal reflux and atypical supraesophageal symptoms...
  61. ncbi [Considerations in ventilation of infants and children]
    Alexander Reich
    Klinik und Poliklinik für Anästhesiologie und operative Intensivmedizin, Universitätskliniken Münster, Germany
    Anasthesiol Intensivmed Notfallmed Schmerzther 42:530-7. 2007
    ..Modern anaesthetic concepts in infants and children include the use of cuffed tubes as well as a spontaneous breathing child...
  62. ncbi The physiological basis of respiratory support
    T Nicolai
    University Children s Hospital, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany
    Paediatr Respir Rev 7:97-102. 2006
    ....
  63. ncbi Respiratory symptoms in the first 7 years of life and birth weight at term: the PIAMA Birth Cohort
    Daan Caudri
    Department of Pediatrics Respiratory Medicine, Erasmus University, 3000 CB Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 175:1078-85. 2007
    ..The relation between birth weight and respiratory symptoms and asthma in children remains unclear. Previous studies focused on a relation at separate ages. A longitudinal analysis may lead to a better understanding...
  64. pmc Corticosteroids and increased risk of readmission after acute chest syndrome in children with sickle cell disease
    John J Strouse
    Division of Pediatric Hematology, Department of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 50:1006-12. 2008
    ..We performed a retrospective cohort study to evaluate risk factors for readmission and prolonged hospitalization after different treatments for ACS...
  65. ncbi Lung function, respiratory symptoms, and the menopausal transition
    Francisco Gómez Real
    Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:72-80.e3. 2008
    ..There is limited information on potential changes in respiratory health when women enter the menopausal transition...
  66. ncbi MUC7 haplotype analysis: results from a longitudinal birth cohort support protective effect of the MUC7*5 allele on respiratory function
    K Rousseau
    The Galton Laboratory, Department of Biology, University College London, Wolfson House, 4 Stephenson Way, London, NW1 2HE, UK
    Ann Hum Genet 70:417-27. 2006
    ..We show that the haplotype carrying MUC7*5 is associated with higher FEV1 at 53 years, reduced age-related decline of FEV1, and also reduced incidence of wheeze...
  67. ncbi IPPB-assisted coughing in neuromuscular disorders
    Christian Dohna-Schwake
    Department of Pediatrics and Pediatric Neurology, University Hospital of Essen, Essen, Germany
    Pediatr Pulmonol 41:551-7. 2006
    ..The results suggest that this technique can be used to improve clearance of airway secretions and therefore reduce respiratory morbidity in children with NMD...
  68. ncbi The effect of opening wedge thoracostomy on thoracic insufficiency syndrome associated with fused ribs and congenital scoliosis
    Robert M Campbell
    Thoracic Institute, Christus Santa Rosa Children s Hospital, and Department of Orthopaedics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:1659-74. 2004
    ..Traditional spinal surgery does not directly address this syndrome...
  69. ncbi Investigation of pulmonary function among employees exposed to low levels of monomeric isocyanates and solvents at an automobile finishings plant
    Michael Schweigert
    Occupational Health Services Program, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, Ontario, M5B 1W8
    J Occup Environ Med 44:1083-90. 2002
    ..There was a statistically significant negative correlation between solvent exposure and FEV1 and FVC...
  70. pmc Effects of air pollution on changes in lung function induced by exercise in children with chronic respiratory symptoms
    K L Timonen
    Unit of Environmental Epidemiology, National Public Health Institute, Kuopio, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 59:129-34. 2002
    ....
  71. ncbi Cohort profile: the Leicester respiratory cohorts
    Claudia E Kuehni
    Swiss Paediatric Respiratory Research Group, Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Berne, Berne, CH 3012, Switzerland
    Int J Epidemiol 36:977-85. 2007
  72. pmc Effects of gas and other fume emitting heaters on the development of asthma during childhood
    L L Phoa
    Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, University of Sydney, Australia
    Thorax 59:741-5. 2004
    ..The long term effects of early life exposure to these appliances are not known. This study investigated the effect of exposure to fume emitting heaters, currently and during the first year of life, on the risk of asthma outcomes...
  73. pmc Painful episodes in children with sickle cell disease and asthma are temporally associated with respiratory symptoms
    Jeffrey Glassberg
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy and Pulmonary Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 28:481-5. 2006
    ..We tested the hypothesis that respiratory symptoms either immediately precede or occur concomitantly with painful episodes more frequently in children with SCD and asthma when compared with children with SCD without asthma...
  74. ncbi Respiratory morbidity and lung function in two Aboriginal communities in Western Australia
    Marieke W Verheijden
    Department of Public Health, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Respirology 7:247-53. 2002
    ..To examine differences in the rates of respiratory symptoms, asthma and levels of lung function in two remote Aboriginal communities...
  75. ncbi Infant swimming practice, pulmonary epithelium integrity, and the risk of allergic and respiratory diseases later in childhood
    Alfred Bernard
    Unit of Toxicology, Faculty of Medicine, Catholic University of Louvain, Avenue E Mounier 53, Box 53 02, B 1200 Brussels, Belgium
    Pediatrics 119:1095-103. 2007
    ..We evaluated the impact of infant swimming practice on allergic status and respiratory health later in childhood...
  76. ncbi Radiation and noncancer diseases
    Colin R Muirhead
    Radiat Res 161:748. 2004
  77. pmc Crowding: risk factor or protective factor for lower respiratory disease in young children?
    Maria Regina Alves Cardoso
    Departamento de Epidemiologia, Faculdade de Saude Publica, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    BMC Public Health 4:19. 2004
    ..To study the effects of household crowding upon the respiratory health of young children living in the city of São Paulo, Brazil...
  78. ncbi Spondylocostal dysostosis: thirteen new cases treated by conservative and surgical means
    Marco Teli
    Great Ormond Street Hospital for Sick Children, London, UK
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 29:1447-51. 2004
    ..Prospective assessment of a cohort of patients affected by spondylocostal dysostosis...
  79. pmc Breast feeding and allergic diseases in infants-a prospective birth cohort study
    I Kull
    Department of Environmental Health, Stockholm County Council, Stockholm, Sweden
    Arch Dis Child 87:478-81. 2002
    ..To investigate the effect of breast feeding on allergic disease in infants up to 2 years of age...
  80. ncbi Retrofitting houses with insulation to reduce health inequalities: aims and methods of a clustered, randomised community-based trial
    P Howden-Chapman
    He Kainga Oranga Housing and Health Research Programme, Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, P O Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand
    Soc Sci Med 61:2600-10. 2005
    ..Critical success factors are effective community involvement and an intervention that is valued by the participants...
  81. ncbi Preprocedural fasting and adverse events in procedural sedation and analgesia in a pediatric emergency department: are they related?
    Mark G Roback
    Department of Pediatrics and Section of Emergency Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 44:454-9. 2004
    ..This study further investigates preprocedural fasting and adverse events...
  82. ncbi Infant susceptibility of mortality to air pollution in Seoul, South Korea
    Eun Hee Ha
    Department of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Ewha Medical Research Center, Ewha Womans University, Yangcheon Gu, Seoul, South Korea
    Pediatrics 111:284-90. 2003
    ..To evaluate which age group is more susceptible to the adverse health effects of air pollution, we compared the effects of air pollution on mortality among postneonates, those aged 2 to 64 years, and those over 65 years of age...
  83. pmc Pompe disease diagnosis and management guideline
    Priya S Kishnani
    Duke University Medical Center, NC, USA
    Genet Med 8:267-88. 2006
  84. ncbi Long-term follow-up of patients with untreated scoliosis. A study of mortality, causes of death, and symptoms
    K Pehrsson
    Department of Lung Medicine, , , Sweden
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 17:1091-6. 1992
    ..Among the surviving patients anti-hypertensive treatment was frequent (23 of 50)...
  85. ncbi Joubert syndrome: review and report of seven new cases
    S Kumandas
    Department of Pediatrics, School of Medicine, Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
    Eur J Neurol 11:505-10. 2004
    ..Even within siblings the phenotype may vary, making it difficult to establish the exact clinical diagnostic boundaries of JS. We review the clinical characteristics of seven cases that fulfill the criteria of JS...
  86. pmc Physiotherapy in infants and young children with cystic fibrosis: current practice and future developments
    Louise Lannefors
    Lund CF Centre, Lund University Hospital, SE 221 85 Lund, Sweden
    J R Soc Med 97:8-25. 2004
  87. ncbi Paediatric home ventilatory support: the Auckland experience
    E A Edwards
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Starship Children s Hospital, Auckland, New Zealand
    J Paediatr Child Health 41:652-8. 2005
    ....
  88. ncbi Decade of experience with vascular rings at a single institution
    Carrie Humphrey
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital, Creighton University, Omaha, NE 68114 4113, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e903-8. 2006
    ..Despite surgical intervention, we have observed long-term aerodigestive issues in some patients. In an effort to better characterize these pre- and postoperative issues, we reviewed a decade of experience at our institution...
  89. ncbi [Conventional thorax diagnostics in neonates and children]
    D Fisch
    Abteilung Röntgendiagnostik, Radiologische Klinik, Universitatsklinik, Freiburg
    Radiologe 45:197-209; quiz 210. 2005
    ..Radiologic findings in pediatric patients may differ significantly from those in adults. Close collaboration between the neonatologist and radiologist is essential for reaching the right diagnosis...
  90. ncbi [Airway and respiratory management for anesthesia in the patients with severe motor and intellectual disabilities]
    Masayuki Okada
    Department of Anesthesiology, Yamagata University School of Medicine, Yamagata
    Masui 57:76-81. 2008
    ..For the management of general anesthesia in the patients with severe motor and intellectual disabilities, airway and respiratory disorders are severe and may cause fatal events. We retrospectively examined these risk factors...
  91. pmc Primary ciliary dyskinesia: current state of the art
    Andrew Bush
    Department of Paediatric Respiratory Medicine, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK
    Arch Dis Child 92:1136-40. 2007
    ..Treatment is not evidence based and recommendations are largely extrapolated from cystic fibrosis and other suppurative lung diseases...
  92. ncbi Sleep and breathing disturbances in infancy and early childhood
    Suresh Kotagal
    Division of Child and Adolescent Neurology and the Sleep Disorders Center, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Semin Pediatr Neurol 10:281-8. 2003
    ..Many are treatable. An understanding of the molecular basis of these disorders is just now becoming apparent...
  93. ncbi Approaches to neurodevelopmental assessment in congenital diaphragmatic hernia survivors
    Catherine Chen
    Department of Surgery, Children s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 42:1052-6; discussion 1056. 2007
    ....
  94. ncbi Morbidity after adenotonsillectomy for paediatric obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome: waking up to a pragmatic approach
    A C Leong
    Department of ENT, Medway Maritime Hospital, Gillingham, UK
    J Laryngol Otol 121:809-17. 2007
    ..Identifying children at risk of post-operative respiratory complications after adenotonsillectomy for obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome remains a challenge for clinicians, especially those at district general hospitals...
  95. ncbi [Analysis of acute respiratory dysfunction as a risk factor of multiple injuries]
    Jiang Hao
    Emergency Department, Kunming General Hospital of Chengdu Military Command, Kunming 650032, Yunnan, China
    Zhongguo Wei Zhong Bing Ji Jiu Yi Xue 16:229-31. 2004
    ..To study the relationship between multiple injuries and acute respiratory dysfunction (ARD)...
  96. ncbi Immediate outcome and prognostic factors for cerebral malaria among children admitted to Mulago Hospital, Uganda
    Richard Idro
    Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Makerere University Medical School, Kampala, Uganda
    Ann Trop Paediatr 24:17-24. 2004
    ..In primary health units, health workers may use a combination of cold peripheries, hypothermia and dehydration to predict circulatory failure...
  97. pmc Two administration methods for inhaled salbutamol in intubated patients
    S S Garner
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Arch Dis Child 87:49-53. 2002
    ..To compare serum concentrations and effects on respiratory mechanics and haemodynamics of salbutamol administered by small volume nebuliser (SVN) and metered dose inhaler (MDI) plus spacer...
  98. ncbi Morbidity and development in childhood of infants born after temporising treatment of early onset pre-eclampsia
    M I J Withagen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Erasmus University Medical Centre Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    BJOG 112:910-4. 2005
    ..To assess morbidity and development in childhood of infants born after temporising management of severe early onset pre-eclampsia...
  99. pmc Health care utilisation of prematurely born, preschool children related to hospitalisation for RSV infection
    A Greenough
    Dept of Child Health, King s College Hospital, London SE5 9RS, UK
    Arch Dis Child 89:673-8. 2004
    ..In prematurely born infants with chronic lung disease (CLD), RSV hospitalisation is associated with increased health service utilisation and costs in the first two years after birth...
  100. ncbi Laryngeal dysfunction: a common cause of respiratory distress, often misdiagnosed as asthma and responsive to antireflux therapy
    Marvin Boris
    North Shore University Hospital Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Manhasset, New York, USA
    Allergy Asthma Proc 23:133-9. 2002
    ..002). Among the 30 patients treated with antireflux medications, the peak flows improved by 38.7% in the laryngeal dysfunction group compared with 14.8% in the asthma group (p = 0.01)...
  101. ncbi Wheezing illness and re-hospitalization in the first two years of life after neonatal respiratory distress syndrome
    Maila Koivisto
    Department of Pediatrics, Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Finland
    J Pediatr 147:486-92. 2005
    ..To determine the impact of respiratory distress syndrome (RDS) on wheezing illnesses and re-hospitalizations in children as old as 2 years of age...

Research Grants68

  1. INFORMED CONSENT FOR STUDIES INVOLVING SURGICAL PATIENTS
    ALAN TAIT; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. Comorbid childhood anxiety and asthma
    Renee Goodwin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..That study will involve a longitudinal epidemiologic preventive intervention study aimed at reducing the risk of anxiety disorders among pediatric asthma/allergy patients. ..
  3. Role of depression and anxiety in the tobacco epidemic
    Renee Goodwin; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Use of the NESARC offers a unique opportunity to analyze a large, longitudinal, epidemiologic dataset. ..
  4. Novel Risk Factors for Chronic Kidney Disease
    Ronald Klein; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The new data may provide insights into the relative protective value of low levels of these markers on the incidence CKD in an aging population. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  5. Building Bridges to Enhance Quality of Life
    RONALD HAYS; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..It will also foster international collaboration among QOL researchers and clinicians. ..
  6. Developing and Evaluating New Approaches to Youth Agricultural Injury Prevention
    John Wilkins; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..5. Relying on the PEM data, quantify the risk of CAI among participating youth. ..
  7. Neutralizing Compounds for Viral Hemorrhagic Fever
    Richard Larson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  8. Selegiline for Treatment of Cannabis Dependence
    BRENT MOORE; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Study findings will also be important in exploring potential mechanism of action of selegiline and establishing a program of research to evaluate medications for cannabis-dependence. ..
  9. Microvascular - Macrovascular Disease in Type 2 Diabetes
    Ronald Klein; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  10. Early Childhood Development and PCB Exposures in Slovak*
    Irva Hertz Picciotto; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Other unique features include the evaluation of hearing loss at birth, the measurement of hydroxy and methylsulfone metabolites of PCBs, and a population which includes about 1/3 Gypsies. ..
  11. ABCA3 and Alveolar Homeostasis
    Jeffrey A Whitsett; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  12. Protective Factors in Urban Children with Asthma
    Daphne Koinis Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Results will be used to design a culturally sensitive asthma intervention to enhance asthma management behaviors of ethnic minority, urban and poor families. ..
  13. SHH and Alveolar Formation
    Jeffrey Whitsett; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  14. Multiplex Screening for ABC Transporter Inhibitors
    Richard Larson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  15. Improved Methods for Hyperpolarized-Gas MRI of the Lung
    John Mugler; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These advanced techniques will thereby provide a new quality of information and thus new opportunities for clinicians and scientists who endeavor to study and treat diseases of the lung. ..
  16. Outcomes of Perinatal Stroke
    Meredith Golomb; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..During the last year of the study, she plans to apply for an R01 grant to set up a pilot clinical trial. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  17. REGULATION OF CAROTID BODY AFFERENT DEVELOPMENT
    David Katz; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Moreover, it is hoped that defining developmental mechanisms in this system will, in turn, create a model of growth factor function and regulation that is applicable to the nervous system as a whole. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  18. BACKGROUND POTASSIUM CHANNELS AS ANESTHETIC TARGETS
    CHARLES YOST; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..An understanding of the basic mechanisms underlying anesthesia has the potential to lead to improved anesthetic drugs or techniques. ..
  19. The impact of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine on pneumonia hospitalizations
    CARLOS GRIJALVA; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..We propose the use of NIS and SID for the evaluation of the pneumococcal conjugate vaccination program, using an innovative approach. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  20. Macro-social & Parent Influence on Adolescents' Drug Use
    Matthew Farrelly; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Generalized Growth Mixture Modeling will be used to test the study hypotheses. ..
  21. Compact, low-maintenance MRI system for animal lung imaging
    DEAN KUETHE; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In Phase II, we will integrate the permanent magnet with compact electronics to create a prototype small animal imaging system. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  22. Air Pollution and Adverse Birth Outcomes
    Beate Ritz; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  23. Transcriptional Control of Respiratory Epithelial Progenitor Cells
    Jeffrey A Whitsett; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..A Stem Cell Consortium will be established at CCHMC, Univ. of Cincinnati College of Medicine to develop education, training, and research bridging hematopoietic stem cell and pulmonary stem cell biology on our campus. ..
  24. Timely End-of-Life Communication to Parents of Children with Brain Tumors
    VERNA LEE FERGUSON; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study may help health care providers learn ways to provide timely information in sensitive ways in order for parents to make decisions regarding starting and/or ending treatments, and advanced care planning. ..
  25. OPTIMIZED 3D SPIN-ECHO MR IMAGING OF THE CNS
    John Mugler; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  26. STROKE RISK IN CHILDREN WITH SICKLE CELL ANEMIA
    Lori Styles; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Development of a new PCR-based multiplex assay strip specifically for use in assessing stroke risk in children with SCA. ..
  27. PREDOCTORAL TRAINING PROGRAM IN NEUROSCIENCE
    RALPH FREGOSI; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Facilities for research training include the extensive equipment and expertise in individual faculty laboratories, as well as comprehensive shared resources at the University of Arizona. ..
  28. Acute Effects of Diesel Exhaust in Asthmatic Children
    Toby Lewis; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..They will also investigate associations between exhaled hydrogen a biomarker of asthma activity, and diesel exhaust exposure. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  29. NMR IMAGING OF INERT FLUORINATED GASES IN LUNGS
    DEAN KUETHE; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..With this second aim, we will advance inert fluorinated gas imaging beyond a development and demonstration stage to a new research tool that provides previously unavailable data to medical research. ..
  30. Retinal Microvascular Characteristics/Vascular Disorders
    Ronald Klein; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  31. Neutralizing Compounds for Viral Hemorrhagic Fever
    Richard Larson; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  32. Registry Study of Parkinsons Disease in Denmark
    Beate R Ritz; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The proposed research cannot be performed in the US due to a lack of population PD registries that would provide access to such a large number of cases and valid methods for control recruitment from the general population. ..
  33. Remodeling SARS Coronavirus Genome Regulatory Networks
    Ralph Baric; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  34. Cumulative Risks and Asthma Morbidity in Urban Children
    Daphne Koinis Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Results from this study will enable future studies testing moderators that may enhance asthma-related functioning in urban children. ..
  35. International Society Environmental Epidemiology 2003
    Irva Hertz Picciotto; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..ISEE provides a variety of forums for discussion, critical reviews, collaborations and education issues for environmental exposures and their human health effects. ..
  36. Impact on DNA-Based Paternity Testing on Families
    David Bishai; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..If better fathers are more likely to test positive in a paternity test then one may entertain skepticism that the test results actually change parental behavior. ..
  37. REVERSE GENETICS WITH A CORONAVIRUS INFECTIOUS CONSTRUCT
    Ralph Baric; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The assembly of a full-length TGE construct is an important breakthrough for coronavirus research and will benefit all aspects of coronavirus pathogenesis, molecular biology, epidemiology and biochemistry. ..
  38. Chlamydia Infection as a Risk Factor for Cerebrovascula*
    Lori Styles; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The data gained in this proposal would provide the preliminary data necessary to justify further clinical trials. ..
  39. Maternal Phthalate Exposure and Infertility, Fetal Loss
    Russ Hauser; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Since occupational and environmental exposure to phthalates is widespread, detecting even small adverse effects will have large public health significance. ..
  40. Aging Influence on the Development of Sleep Apnea
    Atul Malhotra; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  41. Microenvironmental mechanisms of leukemia cell survival
    Richard Larson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In addition, we will share this data with Dr. Tom Look at the Dana Farber Cancer Center in order to correlate his genetic findings in his T-ALL Zebra fish model with our human studies. ..
  42. Maternal Pesticide Exposure and Pregnancy Outcomes
    Russ Hauser; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Since the etiology of infertility and early pregnancy loss remains largely unexplained, the identification of potential environmental risk factors will have large public health significance. ..
  43. POTASSIUM CHANNEL ACTIVATION BY VOLATILE ANESTHETICS
    CHARLES YOST; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Studies will be carried out in cerebellar granule neurons using whole cell ruptured patch and excised patch techniques on neurons in culture and in thin slices. ..
  44. Monitoring tobacco mortality in 2M adults in 4 countries
    Richard Peto; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We already have evidence that this has taken place in China, where the earliest study was established. ..
  45. MECHANISMS AND SITES OF VENTILATORY NEUROGENESIS
    WALTER ST JOHN; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Such information might provide insights into dysfunctions of the control of ventilation in humans, such as in "sleep apnea" or the "sudden infant death syndrome." [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  46. RETINAL ARTERIOLAR ABNORMALITIES AND CV MORTALITY
    Ronald Klein; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Data from this study will improve the understanding of the association between microvascular characteristics and cardiovascular mortality. ..
  47. Effects of Dioxin on Vietnamese Civilians
    David Carpenter; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..7. ..
  48. SARS Reverse Genetics
    Ralph Baric; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The goal of this application is to establish genetic control over the SARS genome and provide uniform reagents that will be used by other groups throughout the country. ..
  49. Sleep Apnea and Obesity: Cardiovascular Risk Assessment
    Atul Malhotra; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This data may have important implications for the diagnosis and treatment of these abnormalities. ..
  50. Environmental Effects on Lung Function in Cystic Fibrosis Patients
    Christopher Goss; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Our proposal will also enhance our understanding of lung growth in CF and represents the initial phase of a program to understand environmental effects on CF lung disease. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  51. Measurement model for respiratory-swallowing impairment
    Bonnie Martin Harris; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  52. Health Effects of Violence Exposure Among Children Living in Urban Environments
    Shakira Franco; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The proposed research involves secondary data analysis conducted withing the Maternal-Infant Smoking Study of East Boston (MISSEB) Cohort (RJ Wright, PI) and will incorporate both social and environmental frameworks. ..
  53. Quality of Life in patients with severe Cystic Fibrosis
    Christopher Goss; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  54. MOLECULAR BASIS OF AIRWAY SQUAMOUS CELL DIFFERENTIATION
    SEKHAR POTHIREDDY; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..This study will help us better understand the plasticity of airway epithelial cell differentiation and the response of airway epithelial cells to environmental insults. ..
  55. PHONATION AND PHONATORY CONTROL IN VOCAL TREMORS
    Marshall Smith; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The experimental phase consists of studies of neuromuscular and respiratory input to the larynx. This information about vocal tremor will be applied to model simulations with the use of physiological signals as input model parameters. ..
  56. Etiologic Connections of Affective and Anxiety Disorders
    Dean MacKinnon; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Results of this work will then be applied to ongoing genetic studies of bipolar disorder, and will inform the candidate's further research into affective and anxiety disorder etiology. ..
  57. NEUROMUSCULAR CONTROL OF THE PHARYNGEAL AIRWAY
    RALPH FREGOSI; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..These experiments will lay the foundation for new and improved treatment strategies for persons with obstructive sleep apnea or with other conditions that are caused by malfunction of the tongue motor system. ..
  58. Stadardized Assesment of Swallowing Impairment
    Bonnie Martin Harris; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  59. A Collaborative Genomic Study of Bipolar Disoder
    Dean MacKinnon; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Analysis of the existing sib pair families plus this large set of cases and controls should permit the confirmation of several vulnerability genes during this grant period. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  60. Murine Cytomegalovirus Modulates Allergic Airway Disease
    Carol Wu; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Furthermore, we hypothesize that enhanced mucus production is the result of the recruitment/proliferation of TCRgd cells, in response to MCMV infected respiratory epithelium, with the subsequent release of IL-l0. ..
  61. Electrode Array Reanimation of the Paralyzed Larynx
    Marshall Smith; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Nerve samples will be harvested and studied to examine the effects of the implanted array on RLN fibers. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  62. Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis-Eye Study
    Ronald Klein; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..insights into the relative contribution of microvascular disease to the pathophysiology and natural history of subclinical and clinical cardiovascular disease, in representative populations of men and women of diverse ethnicities ..
  63. ISEA 2004 Conference
    Junfeng Zhang; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  64. WISCONSIN EPIDEMIOLOGICAL STUDY OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEAS
    Ronald Klein; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  65. RESPIRATORY AND LARYNGEAL DYNAMICS DURING SWALLOW
    Bonnie Martin Harris; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Cluster analysis will be applied to identify critical clusters of respiratory-swallowing dynamics. Mixed- effects analysis of variance will estimate the key study parameters of age group specific durations and variability. ..