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Date: 2017
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1351294
Description: A higher proportion of children with asthma are overweight and obese compared to children without asthma; however, it is unknown whether asthmatic children are at increased risk of weight gain due to ... More
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Date: 2017
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1351882
Description: Asthma is a chronic respiratory condition frequently associated with aberrant airway and systemic inflammation. Various inflammatory phenotypes in asthmatic airways have been described that relate to ... More
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Date: 2017
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1350199
Description: There is a paucity of evidence to guide clinicians about appropriate management strategies for people with obesity and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). We have recently published results ... More
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Date: 2017
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1351169
Description: Background: COPD patients are often prescribed multiple medications for their respiratory disease and comorbidities. This can lead to complex medication regimens resulting in poor adherence, medicatio... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1329290
Description: Background and objective: Neutrophilic inflammation has been implicated in non-eosinophilic asthma (NEA) in adults, but little is known about NEA in children/adolescents. We assessed clinical and infl... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1321322
Description: Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the airways where bacteria may act as protagonists of chronic inflammation. Little is known about the relation of airway inflammation to the presence of sp... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1321493
Description: Consumption of a high fat meal can increase neutrophilic airway inflammation in asthma subjects. This study investigates the molecular mechanisms driving airway neutrophilia following a high fat meal ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1342908
Description: Coal workers' pneumoconiosis (CWP) is an untreatable but preventable lung disease arising from chronic inhalation of coal dust. Recent reports of CWP in Queensland, along with international data, sugg... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1310200
Description: Background and objective: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is characterized by progressive airflow limitation and inflammation. Airway bacterial colonization is increased in COPD; however,... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1346993
Description: Severe asthma is recognised as an important and emerging area of unmet need in asthma. The assessment of severe asthma should include three steps; (1) determining the diagnosis of asthma, including ve... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1343230
Description: Inflammation is a complex biological response to detrimental stimuli and can be a double-edged sword. Inflammation plays a protective role in removing pathogenic factors, but dysregulated inflammation... More
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Date: 2016
Keyword: larynx | cough | vocal | dyspnea | wheeze
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1327978
Description: The larynxis one of the most highly innervate dorgansinhumansand serves a number of vitally important, complex, and highly evolved biological functions. On a day-to-day basis, the larynx functions aut... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1321718
Description: Background and objective: Neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs) are web-like structures comprising DNA and antimicrobial proteins, expelled from neutrophils during NETosis. Persistence of NETs can be ... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1323616
Description: Periostin levels are associated with airway eosinophilia and are suppressed by corticosteroid treatment in asthma. This study sought to determine the relationship between serum and sputum periostin, a... More
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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.13/1345921
Description: Introduction: Sputum eosinophilia occurs in approximately one-third of stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients and can predict exacerbation risk and response to corticosteroid tre... More
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