Diagnosis, Diagnostics, Immunodiagnosis & Immunodiagnostics:

10885.      Bacharier LB, Strunk RC, Mauger D, White D, Lemanske RF Jr, Sorkness CA. Classifying asthma severity in children: mismatch between symptoms, medication use, and lung function. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2004 Aug 15;170(4):426-32.  

10886.      Beier J, Beeh KM, Kornmann O, Buhl R. Induced sputum methodology: Validity and reproducibility of total glutathione measurement in supernatant of healthy and asthmatic individuals. J Lab Clin Med. 2004 Jul;144(1):38-44.

10887.      Bhowmick B, Niven R. Unilateral vocal cord palsy: a non-psychogenic cause of vocal cord dysfunction. Respir Med. 2004 Jul;98(7):677-8.

10888.      Chae SC, Lee YC, Park YR, Shin JS, Song JH, Oh GJ, Hong ST, Pae HO, Choi BM, Chung HT. Analysis of the polymorphisms in eotaxin gene family and their association with asthma, IgE, and eosinophil. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2004 Jul 16;320(1):131-7.

10889.      Covar RA, Spahn JD, Murphy JR, Szefler SJ; Childhood Asthma Management Program Research Group. Progression of asthma measured by lung function in the childhood asthma  management program. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2004 Aug 1;170(3):234-41. 

10890.      Guerra S, Wright AL, Morgan WJ, Sherrill DL, Holberg CJ, Martinez FD. Persistence of asthma symptoms during adolescence: role of obesity and age at the onset of puberty. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2004 Jul 1;170(1):78-85. 

10891.      Jacobs JE, Maille AR, Akkermans RP, van Weel C, Grol RP. Assessing the quality of life of adults with chronic respiratory diseases in routine primary care: construction and first validation of the 10-Item Respiratory Illness Questionnaire-monitoring 10 (RIQ-MON10). Qual Life Res. 2004 Aug;13(6):1117-27.

10892.      Malmberg LP. Exhaled nitric oxide in childhood asthma--time to use inflammometry rather than spirometry? J Asthma. 2004 Aug;41(5):511-20. Review. 

10893.      Matsumoto K, Inoue H, Fukuyama S, Tsuda M, Ikegami T, Kibe A, Yoshiura Y, Komori M, Hamasaki N, Aizawa H, Nakanishi Y. Decrease of interleukin-10-producing T cells in the peripheral blood of severe  unstable atopic asthmatics. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2004 Aug;134(4):295-302. 

10894.      Monticelli S, Solymar DC, Rao A. Role of NFAT proteins in IL13 gene transcription in mast cells. J Biol Chem. 2004 Aug 27;279(35):36210-8. 

10895.      Phoa LL, Toelle BG, Ng K, Marks GB. Effects of gas and other fume emitting heaters on the development of asthma during childhood. Thorax. 2004 Sep;59(9):741-5.

10896.      Prieto L, Seijas T, Gutierrez V, Uixera S, Bruno L, Lopez R. Exhaled nitric oxide levels and airway responsiveness to adenosine 5'-monophosphate in subjects with nasal polyposis. Int Arch Allergy Immunol. 2004 Aug;134(4):303-9. 

10897.      Sharafkhaneh A, Officer TM, Goodnight-White S, Rodarte JR, Boriek AM. Novel method for measuring effects of gas compression on expiratory flow. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2004 Aug;287(2):R479-84. 

10898.      van Strien RT, Gent JF, Belanger K, Triche E, Bracken MB, Leaderer BP. Exposure to NO2 and nitrous acid and respiratory symptoms in the first year of life. Epidemiology. 2004 Jul;15(4):471-8.


10899.      Asakura T, Ishii Y, Chibana K, Fukuda T. Leukotriene D4 stimulates collagen production from myofibroblasts transformed by TGF-beta. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2004 Aug;114(2):310-5.

10900.      Cosio BG, Mann B, Ito K, Jazrawi E, Barnes PJ, Chung KF, Adcock IM. Histone acetylase and deacetylase activity in alveolar macrophages and blood mononocytes in asthma. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2004 Jul 15;170(2):141-7. 

10901.      Deshpande DA, Dogan S, Walseth TF, Miller SM, Amrani Y, Panettieri RA, Kannan MS. Modulation of calcium signaling by interleukin-13 in human airway smooth muscle: role of CD38/cyclic adenosine diphosphate ribose pathway. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2004 Jul;31(1):36-42. 

10902.      Gounni AS, Hamid Q, Rahman SM, Hoeck J, Yang J, Shan L. IL-9-mediated induction of eotaxin1/CCL11 in human airway smooth muscle cells. J Immunol. 2004 Aug 15;173(4):2771-9.

10903.      Kowal K, Osada J, Zukowski S, Dabrowska M, Dubuske L, Bodzenta-Lukaszyk A. Expression of interleukin 4 receptors in bronchial asthma patients who underwent specific immunotherapy. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2004 Jul;93(1):68-75.

10904.      Mak JC, Leung HC, Ho SP, Law BK, Lam WK, Tsang KW, Ip MS, Chan-Yeung M. Systemic oxidative and antioxidative status in Chinese patients with asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2004 Aug;114(2):260-4.

10905.      Matthay MA, Clements JA. Coagulation-dependent mechanisms and asthma. J Clin Invest. 2004 Jul;114(1):20-3. Review.

10906.      Mishra V. Effect of obesity on asthma among adult Indian women. Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord. 2004 Aug;28(8):1048-58.

10907.      Qian Z, Chapman RS, Hu W, Wei F, Korn LR, Zhang JJ. Using air pollution based community clusters to explore air pollution health effects in children. Environ Int. 2004 Jul;30(5):611-20.

10908.      Shi HZ. Eosinophils function as antigen-presenting cells. J Leukoc Biol. 2004 Sep;76(3):520-7.   

10909.      Wong TW, Yu TS, Liu HJ, Wong AH. Household gas cooking: a risk factor for respiratory illnesses in preschool children. Arch Dis Child. 2004 Jul;89(7):631-6.



10910.      Carter EP, Garat C, Imamura M. Continual emerging roles of HO-1: protection against airway inflammation. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2004 Jul;287(1):L24-5. Review.

10911.      de Asis ML, Greene R. A cost-effectiveness analysis of a peak flow-based asthma education and self-management plan in a high-cost population. J Asthma. 2004 Aug;41(5):559-65. Review.

10912.      Karmaus W, Fussman C. Consumption of milk fat and reduced asthma risk in pre-school children. Thorax. 2004 Aug;59(8):725; author reply 725-6. 

10913.      Lin S, Gomez MI, Hwang SA, Franko EM, Bobier JK. An evaluation of the asthma intervention of the New York State Healthy  Neighborhoods Program. J Asthma. 2004 Aug;41(5):583-95.

10914.      Oddy WH, Sherriff JL, de Klerk NH, Kendall GE, Sly PD, Beilin LJ, Blake KB, Landau LI, Stanley FJ. The relation of breastfeeding and body mass index to asthma and atopy in  children: a prospective cohort study to age 6 years. Am J Public Health. 2004 Sep;94(9):1531-7.