Early bronchitis linked with adult asthma and pneumonia risk: study

The results come from more than four decades of follow-up in the Tasmanian Longitudinal Health Study

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Children who have a bout of bronchitis at least once before their seventh birthday are at increased risk for developing lung problems such as asthma and pneumonia later in life, Australian researchers say.

Dr Jennifer Perret of the University of Melbourne, and colleagues, analysed the association between childhood bronchitis and lung problems in middle-aged adults participating