Effects of smoking no worse in people with child-onset asthma

Research from New Zealand challenges the assumption that children with asthma are more vulnerable to the airway damage inflicted by smoking. The Dunedin Study of over 1,000 people followed to the age of 38 found children with asthma that persisted to adulthood had low FEV1/FVC ratios at study end and more than a third had ...

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