Professor Attilio Turchetta, head of the Sports Medicine Unit of the Ospedale Pediatrico Bambino Gesù of Rome answers our questions to clarify the doubts concerning the topic of this month.
From bench to bedside - Inhaled Interleukin-13 antibody: preliminary results from an animal model of asthma
Interleukin (IL)-13 plays a central role in the pathogenesis of asthma. Following exposure to the allergen, Th2 lymphocytes release large amounts of IL-13 in the airways resulting in mucus overproduction, secretion of inflammatory cytokines and B-cell stimulation to produce IgE.
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#AskToExpert: this month we talk about ... EXERCISE-INDUCED ASTHMA
Well done! Since January 1, 2017, our Society will be affiliated with the European Society of Respiratory Diseases (ERS)
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Dear SIMRI Members we wish to inform you that following the meeting between a delegation of the Pediatric Assembly ATS and the SIMRI delegation during the last American Thoracic Society (ATS) Congress a collaboration was initiated between the SIMRI website Committees and Pediatric Assembly ATS in order to improve "Education" activities!
A brand new collaboration between SIMRI and ATS
SIMRI and ATS started a new collaboration to provide Italian translation of information material for patients and their families
Corticosteroids inhalers daily or montelukast for preschoolers with asthma or recurrent hissing breath: a systematic review.
Usefulness of fetal magnetic resonance imaging for postnatal management of congenital lung cysts: prediction of probability for emergency surgery.
Cigarette smoking: the new report by the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
Natural prenatal history of congenital pulmonary malformations: the MALFPULM population-based cohort study
Biochemical-metabolic urinary profiles can have a role in the identification of early-onset asthma.
Asthma: a systematic review
Association between mild or moderate obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome and cognitive dysfunction in children
Factors predicting future asthma in wheezing children
The gene therapy arrives in Italy and rewrites the history of SMA
24th edition od Paediatric Bronchoscopy course