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Prospective Evaluation of Airways Reactivity

This study has been completed.
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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Identifier:
First received: May 25, 2000
Last updated: June 23, 2005
Last verified: April 2001

From 1981 to 1991, to characterize the role of allergy and airways responsiveness in modifying growth of lung function in children and young adults in a community-based random population, the Childhood Respiratory Study in East Boston. From 1992 to 1997, to examine the relationship of respiratory symptoms and illnesses, cigarette smoking, airways responsiveness, and markers of inflammation to growth and decline in lung function in two well-characterized and investigated community-based populations of children and adults, the Childhood Respiratory Study in East Boston and the Normative Aging Study.

Lung Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Study Type: Observational

Further study details as provided by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI):

Study Start Date: December 1981
Estimated Study Completion Date: November 1997
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Genders Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

No eligibility criteria

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Weiss ST, Tager IB, Weiss JW, Munoz A, Speizer FE, Ingram RH Jr: The Relationship of Physician-Diagnosed Croup or Bronchiolitis to the Subsequent Development of Increased Levels of Airways Responsiveness. Chest, 85S:9S-10S, 1984
Weiss ST, Tager IB, Speizer FE: Passive Smoking: The Health Consequences of Smoking: Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease. A Report of the Surgeon General. U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare; 84-50205, pp. 363-410, 1984
Weiss ST, Speizer FE: The Epidemiology of Asthma: Risk Factors and Natural History. In: Bronchial Asthma: Mechanisms and Therapeutics, 2nd Edition. Weiss EB, Segal MS, Stein M (Eds). Boston, Little Brown, 1985
Tager IB, Weiss ST, Speizer FE: Occurrence of Asthma, Non-Specific Bronchial Hyperresponsiveness and Atopy: Insights from Cross-Sectional Epidemiologic Studies. Fogarty International Conference on Asthma. June, 1985 Identifier: NCT00005282     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 2003
Study First Received: May 25, 2000
Last Updated: June 23, 2005
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Lung Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Pulmonary Disease, Chronic Obstructive
Respiratory Tract Diseases processed this record on November 20, 2014