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ISRN Allergy
Volume 2012, Article ID 547534, 6 pages
Research Article

Alternative Treatment for Asthma: Case Study of Success of Traditional Chinese Medicine Treatment of Children from Urban Areas with Different Levels of Environmental Pollution

The Hague University of Applied Science, 2521 EN The Hague, The Netherlands

Received 4 April 2012; Accepted 20 June 2012

Academic Editors: C. Pascual, C. Penido, and S. Seidenari

Copyright © 2012 Helen Kopnina. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


The present study examined efficacy of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) treatment in Dutch children with asthma in areas with differing air pollution. The study results indicate that TCM treatment of children living in more polluted urban area is less successful then that of children living in cleaner air area.