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Left-handedness in asthmatic children
Left-handedness has been associated with asthma and allergic disorders. The Geschwind-Behan-Galaburda (GBG) hypothesis could explain this association. In view of previous findings, we investigated the distribution of ...
Handedness, asthma and allergic disorders: Is there an association?
Left-handedness has often been associated with asthma and allergic disorders. In view of previous findings, we investigated the distribution of laterality scores, using the Edinburgh Handedness Inventory, among 172 children. ...
Left-handedness and inheritance of bronchial asthma
A statistically significant difference in mean laterality quotients of 15 asthmatic and 106 nonasthmatic children showed a coexistence of left-handedness and asthma early in life. It is suggested that this phenomenon is ...
Fetal sensitivity to testosterone, left-handedness and development of bronchial asthma: a new approach
In contrast to Geschwind, Behan and Galaburda (GBG) theory, there is strong evidence that inheritance through maternal line is responsible for the coexistence of asthma and left-handedness early in childhood. A new model ...
Left-handedness and parental psychopathology in the course of bronchial asthma in childhood
Psychopathology in the family seems to have a role in the course of a child's asthma. The purpose of this study was to examine the possible impact of parental anxiety and depression on the course of asthma, as well as to ...