Asthma

Winter rain – achoo! – puts allergies in bloom

Winter’s remarkable rainfall was an unmistakable boon for a state that endured more than five years of drought. But the verdant grasses and blooming …

Allergies

A Young Adult Manages The Challenges Of Living With Asthma

About one in 12 Americans have asthma. For black youth, that rate doubles to one in six.

VIDEO: New investigation shows what Melbourne’s thunderstorm asthma victims had in common

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Melbourne

Exercise and Asthma – Workout to Breathe Better

There’s a widespread fear of introducing a sports activity into the lives of children and adults with asthma, which is typically caused by a simple …

Get Rid of Headaches and Other Minor Health Woes

Maybe it’s a sprained ankle that still feels wobbly months later. Or colds that seem to leave you coughing for weeks afterward.<p>Sometimes, minor …

Consumer Reports

Is Your Breathing Trouble Asthma—Or Something Worse?

Difficulty breathing. Chest tightness. Wheezing. These are just a few of the hallmark symptoms of asthma, a chronic inflammation of the bronchial …

Health

Doctors missed 11 chances to treat boy, nine, before he died of asthma, coroner hears

Inquest into death of Michael Uriely hears boy died five days after being discharged from hospital for second time<p>There were 11 opportunities to treat a nine-year-old chess champion in the months before he died of chronic asthma, an inquest has heard.<p>Michael Uriely, the national chess champion from …

Apple’s ResearchKit Is Revolutionizing Medical Studies

ResearchKit, Apple’s proprietary medical research system, just received some encouraging news as to its accuracy and reliability.A team of …

Digital Health

Out of the gate, health and research apps face-plant

After high expectations, apps and researchers face tall hurdles in test runs.<p>There are three billion smartphones bouncing inside pockets and bags …

Research

March Gladness: A Northwestern Fan Celebrates The Team's First NCAA Bid

It was another freezing January night in Evanston, Ill., in 1979, when Magic Johnson's Spartans showed up at McGaw Hall, Northwestern's basketball arena. (Arena. Ha! A shotgun shack had more in common with a mansion.)<p>The indoor track that tunneled through McGaw's bleachers was blanketed with …

March Madness

Early Life Microbes Ward Off Asthma

“Asthma is a very prevalent disease in our society now. It wasn’t so 50 years ago. And we now realize that the very early life microbes seem to have …

Biology

Fish Oil, the Respiratory Tract, Wheezing and Asthma

Polyunsaturated fatty acids in pregnancy reduced the absolute risk of persistent wheeze or asthma and infections of the lower respiratory tract in …

Vitamins

Mite-Proof Mattress Covers Could Reduce Severity of Asthma Flares

<b>Category:</b> Family Medicine | Nursing | Pediatrics | Pulmonology | Allergy | Journal<p>Back to Journal Articles<p>Last Updated: March 13, 2017. <b>Children with</b> …

Health Information

ResearchKit clinical observation study published based on iPhone asthma app

A new clinical observation study published today by <i>Nature Biotechnology</i> (via <i>The Verge</i>) includes findings from an asthma test based on Apple’s ResearchKit framework. The asthma app relies on the iPhone app to voluntarily collect information, and the published study shows that such an approach can …

Apple

How Researchers Used A Smartphone To Study Asthma

Our smartphones help accomplish so many routine tasks in our lives these days that we often take them for granted. From scheduling meetings to being a constant source of news and even waking us up, they have become an indispensable part of keeping us organized and running efficiently.<p>And recently, …

Medicine

‘Preventable’ asthma attacks in Houston cost millions

A study shows where and when Houston students with asthma were most likely to suffer attacks that required emergency treatment over a 10-year span. …

Health Care

Thunderstorm asthma: the night a deadly storm took Melbourne's breath away

<b>She is sweaty and her chest is heaving</b> when the paramedics come into her cramped, baking bedroom in the back of a house in Melbourne's outer-west. …

Thunderstorms

HEALTH: Asthma cough, asthma tightness, other symptoms

Do you or someone you love continue to have a dry hacking cough that seems it just won’t go away? Does it seem to get worse after laughing, physical …

Health Information

GSK’s asthma biologic hits quality of life goal

GlaxoSmithKline has presented new data showing that its asthma drug Nucala “significantly improves” quality of life and lung function in patients …

Medicine

What Training Is Like For One Runner With Asthma

A few months ago, there was a spate of wildfires in the Southern Appalachians that made the air smoky and filled with a light grey ash that settled …

Women's Fitness

Here's why you should always avoid drying your clothes indoors

We're probably all guilty of this<p>Living high up in a block of flats with no outdoor space for a washing line? A bit too skint to use the public tumble dryers? Or just residing in the UK with zero sunny days for pegging things out in the garden? Whatever the reason, we're all guilty of drying …

Health

Asthma and food - Food Intolerance Network

Salicylates are natural chemicals in many ‘healthy’ foods including most fruit (some of the highest are citrus fruits, avocado, pineapple, plums, …

Allergies

The truth about cycling and asthma

With Bradley Wiggins and British Cycling in the spotlight over the use of Therapeutic Use Exemptions (TUE) in relation to Asthma medication, concerns …

Cycling

Black Children Six Times More Likely to Die of Asthma

<b>Contact:<br>Rachel Maidl <br>rmaidl@aaaai.org<br>(414) 272-6071, AAAAI Executive Office<br>(404) 222-5400, Onsite Press Room (March 3-6)</b><p><b>A national study found that</b> …

Medicine

Keep those airways clear

Owing to the increasing pollution problem across the country, the number of people suffering from asthma and other allergy-related problems are also …

Wellness

1.7 million children die every year because of our polluted, unhealthy planet

The deaths of more than one in four young children are caused by pollution, lack of sanitation and other unhealthy environments, the World Health …

Environment

Children's asthma symptoms improve when families educated on reducing household allergens

Children with asthma related to mouse allergies show as much improvement when their families are taught how to clean allergens and trap mice as they …

Allergies

Asthma, anaphylactic emergencies indistinguishable by smartphone voice assistants

ATLANTA — Patients who used smartphone-based voice assistants were not able to receive complete or consistent feedback from the program when asking …

Automation

Patients with asthma see improvement from Xolair

ATLANTA — Patients with asthma who were treated with Xolair reported fewer exacerbations and other improvements, according to findings presented at …

Medicine

Fewer, but more severe, reactions seen with subcutaneous immunotherapy

ATLANTA — While the number of systemic allergic reactions to subcutaneous immunotherapy is trending downward, the level of severity for these …

Medicine