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Job loss fears may put people at asthma risk Study

Sep 24, 2014    

London Work-related stress and a fear of losing one's job may put people at the risk of developing asthma, warns an observational study.For every 25 percent increase in the perceived threat of job loss, the risk of asthma rose by 24 percent, the study found.Among those who believed that they were very likely to lose their job the risk of asthma rose to 60 percent compared with those who thought job loss was unlikely or non-existent."The findings back up other epidemiological studies pointing to a link between the development of asthma and stress, particularly stress related to job loss,&q...

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