Archives For: November 2009

Perception of asthma as a factor in career choice among young adults with asthma.

November 21, 2009 - 1:49 pm

Bhinder S, Cicutto L, Abdel-Qadir HM, Tarlo SM. Can Respir J. 2009 Nov-Dec;16(6):e69-75. ABSTRACT: Background: Asthma is a common chronic condition that can be aggravated by workplace exposures. Young adults with asthma should know how their future occupation might affect their asthma...

Work-related asthma: A case-based guide.

November 2, 2009 - 1:22 pm

Tarlo SM, Cartier A; Canadian Thoracic Society Asthma Committee. Can Respir J. 2009 Nov-Dec;16(6):e57-61. ABSTRACT: Work-related asthma is common yet underdiagnosed. It is a significant cause of morbidity and socioeconomic loss. Diagnosis is often difficult, and requires a strong index of...

CR3 (CD11b/CD18) activation of nasal neutrophils: a measure of upper airway endotoxin exposure.

November 2, 2009 - 11:51 am

Seth R, Romaschin AD, Ribeiro M, Tarlo SM. Biomarkers. 2009 Nov;14(7):473-9. ABSTRACT: Inhaled endotoxin (lipopolysaccharide, LPS) initiates an inflammatory response and leads to the expression of CR3 (CD11b/CD18) receptors on polymorphonuclear leukocytes (PMNs). We determined if PMN activation in nasal lavage...