ISSN ONLINE: 2558-815X
ISSN PRINT: 1584-9244
ISSN-L: 1584-9244

Obese Children May Have More Asthma Complications


A recent study from Japan which enrolled children ages 3 to 8 hospitalized for asthma, found that obese children with acute asthma problems were 26% more likely to be readmitted to the hospital within 30 days. It showed that gender also plays a role, with obese girls more likely to have asthma diagnosis than obese boys.



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