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Open Journal of Asthma

Recent articles to be released shortly in Volume-2

Inhalation Devices: Various forms of administration for Therapeutic Optimization

Published On: June 27, 2017 | Pages: 037 - 044

Author(s): Renata Cristina de Angelo Calsaverini Leal*
Introduction: Aerosol therapy consists of spraying liquid particles suspended for therapeutic purposes in the respiratory tract. With direct absorption and deposition at the lung level, avoiding side effects and presenting fast response time. ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/oja.000006

Moving away persons with Asthma from Geopathic Zone (Dowsing Technique): How are they after?

Published On: May 25, 2017 | Pages: 021 - 036

Author(s): Jeremias L Convocar*
No one really knows what exactly caused asthma. However, recent studies revealed that exposure to magnetic fields increases asthma risk and make asthma victims worst. This case study was aimed at determining the extent of the symptoms of asthma among victims when they stayed within and were moved away from the geopathic zone. ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/oja.000005

Is Serum Tryptase a Valuable Marker for Obesity-Bronchial Asthma Interrelationship in Children?

Published On: April 12, 2017 | Pages: 017 - 020

Author(s): Abdel Gawad TA, Terez B Kamel*, Manal M Abd Al-Aziz, Abou-Sekin TA and Mourad Alfy Ramzy
Background: Asthma among obese represents a unique phenotype. Mast cells are more abundant in obese. Serum tryptase (ST) is a marker of mast cell numbers or activity. Since obesity and asthma have been linked in epidemiological studies, a possible higher mast cell activity in obesity could be a factor between the two conditions. This study was to investigate ST and ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/oja.000004

Diet and Current Asthma Symptoms in School-Aged Children from Oropeza Province -Chuquisaca, Bolivia

Published On: March 04, 2017 | Pages: 009 - 016

Author(s): María Teresa Solis-Soto*, Armando Patiño, Dennis Nowak and Katja Radon
Background: Several studies have linked dietary intake and asthma symptoms, nevertheless the results are still inconclusive and data from developing country are scarce. Objective: To assess the association of Food patterns and current asthma symptoms in school-aged children from rural and urban areas of Oropeza Province – Bolivia. ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/oja.000003

Calculation of Predicted Peak Expiratory Flow in Children with a Formula

Published On: February 10, 2017 | Pages: 007 - 008

Author(s): Matjaž Kopač*
Background: To determine whether a child has asthma exacerbation, we should obtain the value of peak expiratory fl ow. It is useful in a diagnostic procedure, in evaluation of response to therapy and following the course of asthma. ...
Abstract View Full Article View DOI: 10.17352/oja.000002