respiratory
Asthma

Early and late adult asthma: similar but different


Early and late onset adult asthma has similar clinical manifestations but major phenotypic differences, the world’s longest running population study of respiratory diseases confirms. The Tasmanian Longitudinal Health Study spanning over four decades found that early-onset adult asthma was associated with greater pre-bronchodilator and post bronchodilator airflow obstruction compared to people with later-onset asthma (mean ...

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