Asthma and Metabolic Syndrome - Where is the Link?

Ibrahim, Baharudin and Mostafa, Arwa Mohamed Amin (2016) Asthma and Metabolic Syndrome - Where is the Link? In: Proceeding of International Seminar Metabolic Syndrome: Now & Trend. Faculty of Pharmacy and Science, University of Muhammadiyah Prof. DR. HAMKA, Jakarta, Indonesia, pp. 9-12. ISBN 978-602-71959-2-9

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    Abstract

    Asthma is a major burden on global health care system which is encumbering all regions in the world. Several risk factors can induce and exacerbate asthma. Recent compelling evidences have associated metabolic syndrome with the incidence of asthma. The abdominal obesity, hypertension and insulin resistance are metabolic syndrome criteria which are substantially involved in inducing and exacerbating asthma. Several mechanisms are involved in the association between metabolic syndrome and asthma. It could be due to mechanical reason, genetic factors, inflammatory effect, hormonal effect, insulin resistance and the effect of other co-morbidities associated with obesity.

    Item Type: Book Section
    Subjects: R Medicine > RS Pharmacy and materia medica > RS1-441 Pharmacy and materia medica
    Divisions: Pusat Pengajian Sains Farmasi (School of Pharmacy) > Book Section/Chapter
    Depositing User: Administrator Automasi
    Date Deposited: 04 Jul 2018 11:51
    Last Modified: 04 Jul 2018 11:51
    URI: http://eprints.usm.my/id/eprint/40886

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