Steroid asthma inhalers restrict children’s growth

Neurology
"Children who use inhalable steroids for asthma grow slower than their peers in the first year of taking the medication," The Guardian reports. The effect found by researchers was small, on average a reduction of half a centimetre per year…

"Children who use inhalable steroids for asthma grow slower than their peers in the first year of taking the medication," The Guardian reports. The effect found by researchers was small, on average a reduction of half a centimetre per year…

Article Metadata Date Published: Thu, 23 Nov 2017
Author: Zana Technologies GmbH
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NHS Choices