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Sleep-disordered breathing in 3,680 Greek children
The goal of the present investigation was to describe the prevalence of and clinical factors associated with sleep-disordered breathing in children and adolescents. Children and adolescents (3,680 in all, 1-18 years old) ...
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. ...
Pulmonary function and circulating adhesion molecules in patients with diabetes mellitus
Background: Lung function in diabetes has been reported in several studies with contradictory results. Diabetes mellitus increases expression of adhesion molecules through hyperglycemia. These molecules play an important ...
Insulin causes a transient induction of proliferation via activation of the PI3-kinase pathway in airway smooth muscle cells
Insulin regulates glucose metabolism and activates cell growth. As the respiratory system is an alternative route for insulin administration in patients with diabetes mellitus, we studied the effect of insulin on rabbit ...
Diet, lung function and swimmers' performance
Purpose: The aim of this study was to correlate athletic performance with both lung function and diet. Design: Open, uncontrolled trial. Materials and Methods: Sixty-eight swimmers (28 females and 40 males), 9-15 years ...