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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. ...
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 ...
Smoking in health science students with asthma
It is expected that asthmatic students in a health science department would avoid the hazards of cigarette smoking due to the knowledge they gain through their studies. Surprisingly, health science students with asthma had ...
Therapeutic value of antidepressants in asthma
Laboratory and clinical data provide evidence that a biological linkage exists between asthma and depression. Cytokines are key molecules in both diseases. They promote allergic reaction as well as depressive symptomatology. ...