The Complete Guide to Integrative Therapies The asthma epidemic - and how to beat it
'. . . we thought we had made a mistake . . .'
When researchers in Germany decided to look at the number of children with asthma, and compared the numbers in a West German city with numbers in two highly polluted cities in East Germany, they expected to find more asthma in the East. They did find more coughing and wheezing in the East, but when it came to asthma, the results were exactly the opposite. Initially the researchers reacted with disbelief. 'We checked all the data entries again because we thought that we had made...