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Published: 1 March 2016

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Issue 121 of Respiratory Research Review has a focus on asthma.

Highlights include:

  • Childhood asthma and wheezy bronchitis increase risk of COPD in adulthood.
  • Prenatal maternal stress correlated with wheeze and asthma.
  • Sublingual immunotherapy with grass pollen allergen only mildly effective.
  • Dedicated severe asthma services improve health care use and quality of life.