Subjective Sleep Quality and Sleep Disorders in Patients With Severe Asthma

Condition:   Asthma Intervention:   Sponsor:   Istituti Clinici Scientifici Maugeri SpA Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials

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Abstract Background/Aims: Emotional distress is thought to cause or maintain chronic urticaria (CU). We aimed to investigate the presence of anxiety, depression, and stress in Korean adult CU patients and to explore their potential impact on treatment. Methods: We enrolled 79 CU patients and a disease control group comprising 39 persistent asthma patients. The Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) was used to evaluate depression and anxiety. Stress and quality of life (QoL) were assessed by Stress Response Inventory and CU-QoL questionnaires. The sociodemographic and clinical data such as urticaria act...
Source: The Korean Journal of Internal Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Tags: Korean J Intern Med Source Type: research
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Source: Current Allergy and Asthma Reports - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
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Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news
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Source: Current Allergy and Asthma Reports - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
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Source: World of Psychology - Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Tags: Self-Help coronavirus COVID-19 Loneliness social distancing Source Type: blogs
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Source: TIME: Health - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 feature Source Type: news
ConclusionsThis population base study demonstrated that patients with long-duration of PPI use are at a higher risk of developing asthma, regardless of age, gender, comorbidities, and medications.
Source: Frontiers in Pharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
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