News Articles Featuring Jasmine Caulfield
Sep 25, 2018
Childhood Asthma Is Linked To Developing Anxiety As An Adult, According To New Research In Mice
Penn State researchers say that chronic lung inflammation associated with childhood asthma is linked to developing anxiety as an adult, according to new research in mice. Published in the journal Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience, the study shows that ongoing exposure to allergens in childhood was associated with chronic lung inflammation, which was also linked to genetic changes related to stress and serotonin production. The study also found that asthma attacks contributed to episodes of anxiety.