Adults who were prescribed common asthma inhalers while growing up are likely to be shorter than they might have been.
Data compiled from dozens of trials, involving nearly 9,000 children, found that inhalers suppress normal growth rates by around a fifth of an inch (0.5cm) in the first year they are taken, before the impact tails off in subsequent years.
Canadian and Brazilian researchers said th ...
Full article at: National Post
Jul 17 2014, 10:04am CDT