In the Media Tag: asthma

Obesity may raise girls’ risk of asthma, allergies

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Obese girls may face a significantly higher risk for developing allergies, a new study suggests…Dr. Jay Lieberman, an assistant professor of pediatrics with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, and LeBonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis, agreed.

American Lung Association Announces New Research Awards

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Amali Samarasinghe, PhD of the The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is studying to find out why asthma patients were less likely to die of the influenza virus during the 2009 pandemic.