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PS2.1 - Respiratory poster session - Asthma and allergies
Thursday 27 August 2009, 12:00 - 13:00
Health Sciences Building
PS2.1.101 Weather and Pollutants Related Incidence of Asthma and Rhinitis
László Makra*1, Szintia Tombácz2, Tekla Eötvös3, Edit Kadocsa4
1University of Szeged, Hungary, 2University of Szeged, Hungary, 3University of Szeged, Hungary, 4University of Szeged, Albert Szent-Györgyi Medical Centre, Hungary
PS2.1.102 Short-term associations between coarse PM levels and emergency department visits for asthma in Stockholm.
Kadri Meister*, Bertil Forsberg
Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Dept of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Sweden
PS2.1.103 Fine Particulate Air Pollution and Asthma in Adults
Keeve Nachman1, Jennifer Parker*2
1Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, United States, 2National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States
PS2.1.104 The temporal association between air pollution and asthma syndromic illness counts in New York City is modified by neighborhood traffic density
Kazuhiko Ito*1, Zev Ross2, Kristina Metzger3, George Thurston1, Thomas Matte3
1New York University School of Medicine, United States, 2ZevRoss Spatial Analysis, United States, 3New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, United States
PS2.1.105 Vitamin D and Asthma Symptoms in a Cohort of Inner-city Children in Baltimore, MD
Patrick Breysse*, Elizabeth Matsui, Nadia Hansel, Meredith McCormack, Robert Rusher, Jean Curtin-Brosnan, Gregory Diette
Johns Hopkins University, United States
PS2.1.106 Childhood Asthma Acute Primary Care Visits, Traffic, and Traffic-Related Pollutants
Amber Sinclair*1, Steven Melly3, Dennis Tolsma1, Ron Wyzga2, John Spengler3, Annette Rohr2
1Kaiser Permanente, United States, 2Electric Power Research Institute, United States, 3Harvard University, United States
PS2.1.107 Is ADHD a risk factor of asthma?
Ho-Jang Kwon*1,2, Mina Ha1,2, Eun Jung Kim2, Yun-Chul Hong3, Jong-Han Leem4, Joon Sakong5, Su-Young Kim6, Chul Gab Lee7, Dongmug Kang8, Soo-Jong Hong9
1Dept of Preventive Medicine, Dankook University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 2Research Center for Environment and Children’s Health, Dankook University Medical Center, Korea, Republic of, 3Dept of Preventive Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 4Dept of Occupational Medicine, Inha University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 5Dept of Preventive Medicine, Yeungnam University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 6Dept of Preventive Medicine, Cheju National University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 7Dept of Occupational Environmental Medicine, Chosun University College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 8Dept of Preventive and Occupational Medicine, Pusan National University, Korea, Republic of, 9Dept of Pediatrics, College of Medicine, University of Ulsan, Korea, Republic of
PS2.1.108 Elementary school indoor environmental exposures and airway inflammation in children with asthma.
Elanor Sidman*, Thomas Koepsell, Jane Koenig, Catherine Karr, Harvey Checkoway
University of Washington, United States
PS2.1.109 Acute Associations between Ambient Air Pollution and Pediatric Asthma Emergency Department Visits in Atlanta, 1993-2004
Matthew Strickland*, Lyndsey Darrow, Mitchel Klein, Jeremy Sarnat, W. Dana Flanders, Stefanie Sarnat, Lance Waller, Paige Tolbert
Emory University, United States
PS2.1.110 Effects of industrial emissions on cardiovascular and respiratory markers of asthmatic children in Montreal, Canada
Mark Goldberg2, Marie Raphoz2, Audrey Smargiassi3, Amanda Wheeler1, Robert Dales1, Paul Villeneuve1, Rick Burnett1, Li Chen1, Nina Clark*1, Ryan Kulka1, Ling Liu1
1Health Canada, Canada, 2McGill University, Canada, 3Direction de Santé Publique de Montréal Centre, Canada
PS2.1.111 German Environmental Survey for children (GerES IV): fungi in homes and sensitisation of children in Germany
Regine Szewzyk, Kerstin Becker*, Andreas Huenken, Christine Schulz, Margarete Seiwert, Marike Kolossa-Gehring
Federal Environment Agency (UBA), Germany
PS2.1.112 The relation between home dampness and molds, Interleukin-4 promoter, and atopic asthma among Taiwanese school children
I-Ping Liu*, Bing-Fang Hwang, Jia-Shian Shiu
Department and Graduate Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Taiwan
PS2.1.113 Climate and Atopic Disease in Children in Temperate Countries in Europe and North America
Sari Kovats*1, Sam Pattenden1, Ben Armstrong1, Temenuga Antova2, Francesco Forastiere3, Leticia Grize4, Joachim Heinrich5, Larissa Privalova6, Peter Rudnai7, Katarina Slotova8, Frank Speizer9
1London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom, 2National Center of Public Health Protection, Bulgaria, 3Department of Epidemiology, Rome E Health Authority, Italy, 4Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine of the University of Basel, Switzerland, 5German Research Center for Environmental Health, Germany, 6Urals Regional Center for Environmental Epidemiology, Russian Federation, 7National Institute of Environmental Health, Hungary, 8Department of Environmental Health, Regional Authority of Public Health, Slovakia, 9Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, United States
PS2.1.114 Allergic Rhinitis, Allergic Sensitization, and Exposure to Traffic-related Air Pollution in School Children
Hwan-Cheol Kim*1, Jong-Han Leem1, Ji-Young Lee1, Ho-Jang Kwon2, Soo-Jong Hong3, Dong-Hoon Lee1
1Inha Univ. College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 2Dankuk Univ. College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of, 3Ulsan Univ. College of Medicine, Korea, Republic of
PS2.1.115 Impact of socio-economic state on the prevalence of allergic and respiratory symptoms and diseases and in Hungarian children population
Anna Paldy*1, Peter Rudnai1, Mihaly Janos Varro1, Annamaria Macsik1, Eszter Szabo1, Attila Juhasz2, Csilla Nagy2
1National Institute of Environmental Health, Hungary, 2Central Hungarian Regional Institute of the National Public health and Medical Officers’ Service, Hungary
PS2.1.116 Variations in peak expiratory flow measurements associated to air pollution and allergic sensitization in children in Săo Paulo, Brazil
Joya Correia-Deur*1,2, Luz Claudio2, Jeanette Stingone2, Alice Imazawa1, José Eluf Neto1
1University of Săo Paulo School of Medicine, Brazil, 2Mount Sinai School of Medicine, United States
PS2.1.117 Environmental predictor of allergen in dust samples and its relation to Total IgE levels in cord blood in Cuernavaca, Morelos Mexico.
Leticia Hernandez-Cadena*1, Albino Barraza-Villarreal1, Michel Sever2, Darryl Zeldin2, María Consuelo Escamilla-Nuńez1, Peter Sly3, Isabelle Romieu1
1Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Mexico, 2NIH/National Institute of Environmental Health Science, United States, 3WHO Collaborating Center for Research on children´s environmental Health, Australia