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Understanding Asthma Basics

When your airways are inflamed, what can make it harder to breathe?<p>I feel confident that I understand the seriousness of asthma.<p>I am a: (check all …

New research published in <i>JAMA</i> and presented at ATS 2017 found that COPD patients benefited from home oxygen combined with noninvasive ventilation.<p>As …

Medicine

Understanding Warning Signs of an Asthma Attack

What are signs of a severe asthma attack, requiring immediate medical attention?<p>An Asthma Action Plan can prepare me for a life-threatening asthma …

The Joint Commission deserves some blame for the opioid crisis. Here's why.

22K Shares<p>Recently, the Joint Commission issued a statement written by its executive VP for healthcare quality evaluation Dr. David W. Baker, …

Pain

BIOC51, a potential nitric oxide-based treatment of chronic pulmonary infections due to resistant bacteria in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF),was …

FDA

Although positive airway pressure (PAP) therapy was associated with a reduction in hospitalization for COPD patients, more than 92% of patients …

Medicine

<i>Pneuma Respiratory’s digital inhaler features breath actuation in a soft mist device designed for use with a wide range of novel therapeutic</i> …

Medicine

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has submitted a supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) to the US FDA, seeking approval of mepolizumab. The drug is …

Administrative Law

Blood biomarkers appear to be an early warning signal for the accelerated loss of lung function and airway obstruction in firefighters who responded …

Medicine

Published: August 20, 2017<p>According to a new report from <i>Lancet Respiratory Medicine</i>, worldwide deaths from COPD reached 3.2 million in 2015, and …

Medicine

Why Asthmatics Should Ignore This New Clinical Trial

Methylprednisolone is a prescription drug used to treat conditions involving inflammation, like asthma, arthritis, gout, tendinitis, transplant …

Restrictive lung disease: Types, causes, and treatment

Restrictive lung diseases are chronic lung conditions that limit the ability of a person's lungs to expand during inhalation.<p>Most cases of …

Medical Research

9 Pulmonary Hypertension Approved Therapies

Oh My! "Purple Rain" Actress Just Spilled Interesting Secret About Her & Prince

Post Views: 3,371<p>Remember the ‘waitress’ who had the crush on “the Kid” (Prince) in the iconic 80’s classic, Purple Rain? Her name is Jill Jones and …

Allergic Living’s Guide to Asthma

At<i> Allergic Living</i>, we’ve created a guide to help all asthmatics sleep, live, work play and, most importantly, breathe better.<b>Asthma: Let’s Talk</b> …

New Research Reveals Steroids May Cause More Harm Than Good for Asthma Patients

Use of Corticosteroids for Severe Asthma<p>Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences and UPMC have uncovered the …

The Symptoms of Exercise-Induced Asthma

Regular exercise is a pillar of healthy living, but for millions of Americans, a jog or run can trigger panting, wheezing, and shortness of breath — …

Why asthma is on the rise in 2017

The latest figures about rates of asthma in Australia are cause for concern.<p>One in nine Australians have asthma, up from one in 10 in 2014, meaning …

Asthma breakthrough: Antibiotic used to treat lung disease can reduce attacks, study finds

An antibiotic used to treat a rare and deadly lung disease could be a lifesaver for adults with severe asthma, a ground-breaking Australian study has …

Asthma Management – DOCTOR EB

<b>Introduction</b><br>Asthma is a syndrome with a chronic but variable clinical course and presentation. Its main features are (1)<br>reversible airflow …

The 4 Types of Airway Inflammation

It is now understood that all asthmatics have some degree of chronic (it’s always there) underlying airway inflammation. While it was once thought to …

Medicine

Garlic In Milk- Cures Asthma, Arthritis, Pneumonia, Tuberculosis, Cardiac Problems, Insomnia And Many Other Diseases!

The mixture of garlic and milk might initially sound strange, but after you hear all its health benefits, it will definitely become one of your …

E-cigarettes tied to asthma in isle youth

Hawaii teens who use e-cigarettes are more likely to have asthma, according to the latest research by the University of Hawaii. <b>Read More</b>

Could Asthma Be Treated With A Cancer Drug?

A common cancer drug used by patients with leukemia may help treat those who suffer from severe asthma, but whose condition isn't responding well to …

Asthma Is More Difficult to Control in Patients With Fibromyalgia, Study Shows

en_US<p>article<p>Researchers explore why asthma patients with fibromyalgia have more difficulty controlling the disease than asthmatics without …

Asthma & COPD Overlap: Definitions, Measures

<b>Running Head:</b> Asthma & COPD Overlap: Definitions, Measures<p><b>Funding Support:</b> This study was funded by GlaxoSmithKline (Study number WEUSKOP7057).<p><b>Date</b> …

Editorial:Nebulized Long-Acting Beta2-Agonists

<b>Running Head:</b> Editorial:Nebulized Long-Acting Beta2-Agonists<p><b>Abbreviations:</b> chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, <b>COPD</b>; long-acting beta2-agonists,</b> …

An Interview with COPD10usa's Organizers

We recently sat down with COPD10usa’s top planners, the COPD Foundation’s Jason Moury and Stephanie Williams, both respiratory therapists with the …