Depression linked to asthma risk for black women

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Patricia Coogan, School of Public Health, Slone Epidemiology Center

New research has uncovered a possible link between depression brought on by stress and adult-onset asthma in African-American women…

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“The hypothesized mechanism linking depressive symptoms to asthma incidence is stress and its physiological consequences—particularly, effects on the immune system and the airways.”

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