Navigation Links
No Link Between Low Birth Weight, Asthma: Study
Date:1/15/2013

TUESDAY, Jan. 15 (HealthDay News) -- Low birth weight does not increase the risk of asthma in young children, a new study suggests.

Researchers looked at data on nearly 4,000 children (193 low birth weight and 3,740 normal birth weight) born in Rochester, Minn., from 1976 through 1979.

Of the children with a low birth weight, nearly 7 percent developed asthma, compared with about 5 percent of those with a normal birth weight. The researchers concluded that birth weight had no effect on the risk of a child developing asthma within the first six years of life.

The study was published Jan. 15 in the journal Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

"Asthma is the most common chronic illness in childhood and is a leading reason for missed school days," lead author and allergist Dr. Hyeon Yang, of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., said in a news release from the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

"While environment, genetics and their interaction are thought to increase one's risk of developing asthma, we now should not assume that low birth weight is associated with asthma. This is an important finding as we continue to understand who is at risk for asthma and why," Yang explained.

Asthma can occur at any age, but is more common in children than adults. It affects more than 25.7 million Americans and causes nearly 4,000 deaths a year.

"Asthma is a lifelong disease that is increasing every year within the United States, both by the number of people affected and by cost," Dr. Richard Weber, president of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, said in the news release.

"While researchers are still determining what exactly causes the disease, we do know how to effectively treat asthma in children and adults," Weber said. "It is important that those with symptoms see an allergist for proper diagnosis and treatment."

More information

The A
'/>"/>

Copyright©2012 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Research makes connetion between tubal ligation and increase in cervical cancer rates
2. Atlanta LASIK Surgery Center Publishes Response to Correlation Between Coffee Consumption and Glaucoma
3. Study Suggests Genetic Link Between Epilepsy, Migraine
4. Study Examines Link Between Breast Cancer and Diabetes
5. Study finds association between oxygen deprivation before birth and ADHD
6. A relationship between cancer genes and the reprogramming gene SOX2 discovered
7. UT MD Anderson study finds link between statins and improved survival in inflammatory breast cancer
8. Partnership Announcement between CoachingWebsites and Source Point Training to Offer Website Marketing and Online Business Solutions for Coaches.
9. Study Supports Link Between Stress, Epileptic Seizures
10. Largest coronary artery disease study shows evidence of link between inflammation and heart disease
11. Voter polls portend conflict between Obama administration and Republican leaders over ACA
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
No Link Between Low Birth Weight, Asthma: Study
(Date:7/22/2014)... Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) July 22, 2014 Aaron ... President at The Hearing and Speech Agency for ... in 2011. Of his appointment, Marshall states, "“Serving on ... about how others are living and helps me remember how ... University School of Law graduate, Aaron also has a B.S. ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... A Florida woman has filed a ... the death of her husband was the result of ... Liebhard LLP reports. According to her complaint, which was ... Southern District of Florida on June 23rd, the decedent ... subdural hemorrhage the following June. Despite emergency treatment, his ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, ... up blood clots deep in the veins of the legs ... results in a greater risk of bleeding and average hospitalization ... treatment, a new study finds. The standard treatment for ... is blood-thinning medications and compression stockings. The other, more expensive ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter ... obese during pregnancy may be more likely to have children ... "We found that, compared with children born from mothers of ... pregnancy had up to 20 to 30 percent higher odds ... professor of pediatrics at Children,s Hospital of Pittsburgh. Forno,s ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... The American Society of Hematology (ASH) will honor Tomas ... Los Angeles with the 2014 E. Donnall Thomas Lecture ... discovery of the iron-regulatory hormone hepcidin and investigation of ... the Nobel Prize Laureate and past Society president E. ... that have represented a paradigm shift or significant discovery ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:New Board President for Baltimore-based Nonprofit 2Health News:Xarelto Lawsuit Filed by Florida Woman Alleges Uncontrollable Bleeding Led to Husband’s Death, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 2Health News:Xarelto Lawsuit Filed by Florida Woman Alleges Uncontrollable Bleeding Led to Husband’s Death, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports 3Health News:Study Casts Doubt on Costly Treatment for Leg Clots 2Health News:Study Casts Doubt on Costly Treatment for Leg Clots 3Health News:Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids 2Health News:Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids 3Health News:Tomas Ganz, M.D., Ph.D., to present 2014 ASH E. Donnall Thomas Lecture 2Health News:Tomas Ganz, M.D., Ph.D., to present 2014 ASH E. Donnall Thomas Lecture 3
... , FRIDAY, Nov. 11 (HealthDay News) -- Vaccination ... type b (Hib) among young children in the United States ... That strain of flu was once the most common cause ... mid-1980s. But the researchers also found that other strains ...
... (November 11, 2011) Children treated at home for severe ... recover than children referred to health facilities, Save the Children ... Lancet medical journal today. The results come the ... world,s attention on the leading cause of child death. ...
... University of Michigan researchers will provide genetic testing and ... mild cognitive impairment. Researchers hope to ... caregivers respond to health education and genetic testing, says ... Behavior and Health Education at the U-M School of ...
... NOVEMBER 10, 2011 Results of the PARTNER ... replacement (TAVR) results in improved quality of life compared ... the transfemoral approach. The results of the study were ... (TCT) scientific symposium, sponsored by the Cardiovascular Research Foundation. ...
... between the ages of 18 and 25 report the highest ... Survey on Drug Use & Health. A new study from ... in prosocial behaviors, such as volunteering and helping others, are ... Carlo, Millsap Professor of Diversity in the Department of Human ...
... Foundation (AHAF), a nonprofit organization funding innovative research through ... the number of scientists seeking ADR research grants through ... "It,s a sign of difficult times for the ... Guy Eakin, Ph.D. "Finding government funding is tough ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Lancet pneumonia study offers new hope for reducing No. 1 cause of child death 2Health News:Lancet pneumonia study offers new hope for reducing No. 1 cause of child death 3Health News:Quality of life benefits of transcatheter aortic valve replacement differ by access site 2Health News:Volunteering, helping others decreases substance use in rural teens, MU study finds 2Health News:Requests for Alzheimer's disease research grants up by 33 percent, as federal funding in doubt 2Health News:Requests for Alzheimer's disease research grants up by 33 percent, as federal funding in doubt 3
(Date:7/22/2014)... Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: CPIX) announced today ... after the market closes on Tuesday, August 5, 2014.  ... held on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, at 4:30 p.m. ... participate in the call, please dial 877-303-1298 (for U.S. ... the teleconference will be available for one week and ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: JAZZ ) today announced ... results on Tuesday, August 5, 2014, after the close ... live audio webcast immediately following the announcement at 4:30 ... financial update and discuss second quarter 2014 financial results. ... webcast via the Investors & Media section of the ...
(Date:7/22/2014)... , July 22, 2014 The National Space ... the Center for Space Radiation Research (CSRR) under the ... is an Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences within the ... Pharmacy Division of Radiation Health. She is located in ... direct a team of investigators working across four U.S. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Cumberland Pharmaceuticals To Announce Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results On August 5, 2014 2Jazz Pharmaceuticals to Report 2014 Second Quarter Financial Results on August 5, 2014 2Boerma Led UAMS Team to Establish NSBRI's Center for Space Radiation Research (CSRR) 2Boerma Led UAMS Team to Establish NSBRI's Center for Space Radiation Research (CSRR) 3
... , MEXICO CITY, December 9 ... SNY),announced today the expansion of its dengue vaccine clinical program ... in Mexico,Colombia, Honduras and Puerto Rico. This new multicenter study complements ... These studies are aimed at advancing the ...
... , CHICAGO, Dec. 9 Uniting the world,s most ... university-based research teams utilizing a coordinated and "wired" approach ... most innovative partnership of its kind. , ... today announced a collaboration that includes the State of ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Sanofi Pasteur Global Dengue Vaccine Clinical Program Expanded in Latin America 2Sanofi Pasteur Global Dengue Vaccine Clinical Program Expanded in Latin America 3Sanofi Pasteur Global Dengue Vaccine Clinical Program Expanded in Latin America 4Sanofi Pasteur Global Dengue Vaccine Clinical Program Expanded in Latin America 5Medco, State of Illinois and Community Retail Pharmacies Launch 'Wired' Collaborative Solution to Close Critical Medication-Related Gaps in Healthcare, Improving Outcomes and Lowering Costs 2Medco, State of Illinois and Community Retail Pharmacies Launch 'Wired' Collaborative Solution to Close Critical Medication-Related Gaps in Healthcare, Improving Outcomes and Lowering Costs 3Medco, State of Illinois and Community Retail Pharmacies Launch 'Wired' Collaborative Solution to Close Critical Medication-Related Gaps in Healthcare, Improving Outcomes and Lowering Costs 4Medco, State of Illinois and Community Retail Pharmacies Launch 'Wired' Collaborative Solution to Close Critical Medication-Related Gaps in Healthcare, Improving Outcomes and Lowering Costs 5
... super-light polypropylene mesh which offers an excellent ... considerably. Optilene Mesh LP is the alternative ... procedures. It perfectly conforms,to anatomical structures. Due ... adapts to the movements of the patient ...
... is a lightweight polypropylene mesh which ... reduced,foreign body reaction. The softer, microfilament ... perfectly conforms to,anatomical structures. Due to ... adapts to the movements of the ...
... The Celsius Control System provides ... can safely,and rapidly lower patient ... target temperature and,rewarm patients to ... System consists of an endovascular,catheter, ...
... Beating heart or "off pump" coronary artery ... management coronary disease. It is being embraced ... of the advantages are subtle but reduced ... earlier discharge are well-established benefits. A cardiac ...
Medicine Products: