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Asthmatic kids more likely to become obese: Study

Children who used asthma inhalers when they had an attack are 43% less likely to become obese

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Children with asthma are over 50 per cent more likely to become obese within ten years of being diagnosed, warns a new study which suggests that using inhalers during the attack may prevent this effect. Researchers at University of Southern California (USC) in the US indicated that children who used asthma inhalers when they had an attack were 43 per cent less likely to become obese. "Early diagnosis and treatment of asthma may help prevent the childhood obesity epidemic," said Frank Gilliland, professor at USC. "Part of the problem may be a vicious cycle where ...

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Asthmatic kids more likely to become obese: Study

Children who used asthma inhalers when they had an attack are 43% less likely to become obese

Children who used asthma inhalers when they had an attack are 43% less likely to become obese Children with asthma are over 50 per cent more likely to become obese within ten years of being diagnosed, warns a new study which suggests that using inhalers during the attack may prevent this effect. Researchers at University of Southern California (USC) in the US indicated that children who used asthma inhalers when they had an attack were 43 per cent less likely to become obese. "Early diagnosis and treatment of asthma may help prevent the childhood obesity epidemic," said Frank Gilliland, professor at USC. "Part of the problem may be a vicious cycle where ... image
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Asthmatic kids more likely to become obese: Study

Children who used asthma inhalers when they had an attack are 43% less likely to become obese

Children with asthma are over 50 per cent more likely to become obese within ten years of being diagnosed, warns a new study which suggests that using inhalers during the attack may prevent this effect. Researchers at University of Southern California (USC) in the US indicated that children who used asthma inhalers when they had an attack were 43 per cent less likely to become obese. "Early diagnosis and treatment of asthma may help prevent the childhood obesity epidemic," said Frank Gilliland, professor at USC. "Part of the problem may be a vicious cycle where ...

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