Obesity and lung disease: a toxic mix
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|Title:||Obesity and lung disease: a toxic mix||Authors:||McLoughlin, Paul||Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/8326||Date:||Apr-2015||Abstract:||Obesity is associated with an increased incidence of lung diseases including such common conditions as asthma, COPD, ARDS, sleep apnoea syndrome and pulmonary hypertension. The adverse effects of obesity on the respiratory system are mediated by a number of mechanisms including the production of pro-inflammatory cytokines by adipose tissue, mechanical restriction of thoracic volumes and obesity-induced hypoventilation||Type of material:||Journal Article||Publisher:||Wiley||Copyright (published version):||2015 the Author||Keywords:||Respiratory system;Obesity;Hypoxia||DOI:||10.1111/apha.12462||Language:||en||Status of Item:||Peer reviewed|
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