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Asthma underdiagnosed in the elderly

Experts in the respiratory field believe that asthma is being underdiagnosed in the elderly. Statistics show that asthma is most likely to cause death in those over 65 and up to 10% of this age group may have asthma.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by The Australian

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About: Asthma underdiagnosed in the elderly

Date: 28 October 2004

Source: The Australian

URL: http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5744,11210897%5E1702,00.html

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