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Bronchitis in childhood tied to worse lung health in adulthood


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Reuters Health - 11/09/2020 - Children who suffer a bout of bronchitis at least once before their seventh birthday are at increased risk for developing lung problems such as asthma and pneumonia later in life, a study suggests. "Our findings strengthen the evidence that adult lung disease can originate in early childhood and that childhood bronchitis may adversely affect lung health in middle age," Dr. Jennifer Perret of the University of Melbourne, Australia, said in a statement from the European Respiratory Society Virtual International Congress, where she presented her research September 9. Dr. Perret and her team analyzed the association between childhood bronchitis and lung problems in middle-aged adults participating in the Tasmanian Longitudinal Health Study, which has been following more than 8,500 people born in Tasmania in 1961. When they joined the study as children, their lung function was assessed and their parents provided information on whether...


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