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Determination of adjusted reference intervals of urinary biomarkers of oxidative stress in healthy adults using GAMLSS models

Olivieri, Pietro Pirina, Marcello Ferrari. Methodology: Liliya Chamitava, Vanessa Garcia-Larsen, Lucia Cazzoletti, Paolo Degan, Andrea Pasini, Valeria Bellisario, Angelo G. Corsico, Mario Olivieri, Pietro ... Pirina, Marcello Ferrari, Mikis D. Stasinopoulos, Maria E. Zanolin. Project administration: Vanessa Garcia-Larsen, Maria E. Zanolin. Resources: Paolo Degan, Angelo G. Corsico, Morena Nicolis. Software

Diet and Respiratory Health in Children from 11 Latin American Countries: Evidence from ISAAC Phase III

Background and Aim The burden of childhood asthma and its risk factors is an important but neglected public health challenge in Latin America. We investigated the association between allergic symptoms and dietary intake in children from this region. Methods As part of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) Phase III, questionnaire collected dietary...

Changes in symptoms of asthma and rhinitis by sensitization status over ten years in a cohort of young Chilean adults

Background We investigated the net changes in prevalence of symptoms of asthma and rhinitis over 10 years in a cohort of young by baseline sensitization status. Methods One thousand one hundred ninety three Chilean adults subjects aged 22–28 living in a semi-rural area of central Chile answered a lifestyle and the European Community Respiratory Health Survey (ECRHS...

Ventilatory function and cardiovascular disease risk factors: a cross-sectional study in young adults

Background The association between impaired lung function and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors has been shown in adults. However, there is little evidence of such an association in young adults, particularly from South America, where the burden of CVD and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is as high as that observed in more developed countries. We therefore...

Dietary intake and risk of asthma in children and adults: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis

Background Diet has been proposed to modulate the risk of asthma in children and adults. An increasing body of epidemiological studies have been published in the last year investigating the association between dietary intake and asthma. As part of the Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline Task Force on ‘Lifestyle Interventions in Allergy and Asthma’ funded by the European...

Is fruit and vegetable intake associated with asthma or chronic rhino-sinusitis in European adults? Results from the Global Allergy and Asthma Network of Excellence (GA 2 LEN) Survey

material availability can be sent to Dr Vanessa Garcia Larsen (). The Ga2len FFQ is free to use for academic and research purposes. Consent for publication All co‑authors have read and approved the final