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Question 1: The ________ (WHO) reports that some 8% of the Swiss population suffers from asthma today, compared with just 2% some 25–30 years ago.
SwitzerlandFood and Agriculture OrganizationWorld Health OrganizationUniversal Postal Union

Question 2: ________ are a common cause of acute attacks in females and children.
Fragrance extractionIncensePerfumeEssential oil

Question 3: One survey of participants in the 1996 ________, in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., showed that 15% had been diagnosed with asthma, and that 10% were on asthma medication.
Olympic sportsSummer Olympic GamesFootball at the Summer Olympics2004 Summer Olympics

Question 4: [73] Animal proteins, ________, flour, natural rubber latex, and certain reactive chemicals are commonly associated with work-related asthma.
Adenosine triphosphateCofactor (biochemistry)EnzymeEnzyme inhibitor

Question 5: In some people, asthma-like symptoms may be triggered by gastroesophageal reflux disease, which can be treated with suitable ________.
DiureticProton-pump inhibitorAntacidLaxative

Question 6: If ________ (GERD) is present, the patient may have repetitive episodes of acid aspiration.
Barrett's esophagusPeptic ulcerGastroesophageal reflux diseaseAchalasia

Question 7: Many environmental risk factors have been associated with asthma development and morbidity in children, but a few stand out as well-replicated or that have a ________ of several studies to support their direct association.
Statistical hypothesis testingForest plotMeta-analysisEffect size

Question 8:
________, the major side effect, have been greatly reduced by inhaled delivery, which allows the drug to target the lungs specifically; oral and injected medications are delivered throughout the body.
Restless legs syndromeDyskinesiaTremorHemiballismus

Question 9: Pulmonary aspiration, whether direct due to ________ (swallowing disorder) or indirect (due to acid reflux), can show similar symptoms to asthma.
DiarrheaVomitingOropharyngeal dysphagiaDysphagia

Question 10: [12] In children, the most common triggers are viral illnesses such as those that cause the ________.
Common coldViral pneumoniaSevere acute respiratory syndromeInfluenza

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