BRONCHIAL ASTHMA IN CHILDREN: IS IT POSSIBLE TO PREVENT THE DISEASE?Journal: Journal of the Grodno State Medical University (Vol.17, No. 2)
Publication Date: 2019-05-14
Authors : Paramonova N. S. Khokha R. N. Harbacheuski P. R.;
Page : 138-146
Keywords : bronchial asthma; risk factors; children;
Background. Bronchial asthma is one of the most common chronic diseases of the respiratory system, significantly impairing the quality of patients' life. Objective: to analyze the results of scientific studies concerned with the risk factors of appearance and development of bronchial asthma in children. Material and methods. A qualitative analysis of the available in literature as well as in scientific databases, such as PubMed, Embase and the Cochrane library current data (till 2016) about the risk factors and primary prevention of bronchial asthma has been made. Results. It is established that the occurrence of bronchial asthma in children is not only due to genetic, but also to a whole complex of environmental predisposing factors. Conclusions. Further ongoing cohort studies of large populations exploring risk factors, biomarkers of asthma risk phenotypes as well as genetic and environmental interactions are needed.
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