Children with asthma who are overweight or obese may be less likely to respond to treatment with inhaled steroids potentially increasing their risk of asthma attack, according to findings of an observational study presented at ERS 2021. The research, led by Dr Cristina Longo at Amsterdam University Medical Centre is the first to consider genetic ...
Obesity linked to poor response to inhaled steroids in children with asthma
By Selina Wellbelove
15 Sep 2021