Asthma

Cats and cockroaches may ward off asthma in kids - Futurity

New research links exposure to cat, mouse, and cockroach allergens as a baby to lower risk of asthma later.

Health

Battling asthma can get harder, and scarier, as you age

In early June, Donna Bilgore Robins stood on a patio in Beaver Creek, Colo., under a crystal-clear blue sky and tried to catch her breath.<p>She couldn’t.<p>With mountain vistas around her, Robins felt as if she were drowning. She gasped for air hungrily again and again. Robins, 63, knew all too well …

Medicine

Govt. likely to recognize asthma as damage in toxic humidifier disinfectant case

The government is likely to expand the scope of formal recognition of damage from toxic humidifier disinfectants to include asthma, Environment …

Respiratory experts urge rethink of 'outdated' asthma categorisation

A group of respiratory medicine experts have called for an overhaul of how asthma and other airways diseases are categorised and treated.

Medicine

Asthma and ibuprofen: What are the effects?

Ibuprofen is a painkiller that can be bought over the counter without a prescription. It is known as a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug or …

Pain

Sanofi and Regeneron score asthma hit with dupilumab

PARIS (Reuters) - Sanofi and Regeneron's biotech drug dupilumab scored a hit in treating severe asthma, clinical trial data showed on Monday, raising competition in an expected multibillion-dollar market.<p>The companies said the drug - which is already approved under the brand name Dupixent for …

Medicine

Severe and Difficult-to-Treat Asthma in Adults

What are some of the features of the inflammatory phenotypes that underlie severe asthma?<p>Considerable progress in understanding and treating severe …

Medicine

For City Kids With Asthma, Nearby Green Space Is Key

FRIDAY, Sept. 8, 2017 (HealthDay News) -- Living near a park can help reduce asthma symptoms among children who live in cities, researchers say.<p>The …

Health

AstraZeneca's tezepelumab shows significant treatment benefit in mid-stage asthma study; shares up 1% premarket

AstraZeneca (NYSE:AZN) and collaboration partner Amgen (NASDAQ:AMGN) announce positive results from the Phase 2b PATHWAY study assessing tezepelumab …

Business

If you suffer from asthma, here’s an action plan to manage it

Asthma is a chronic respiratory condition that can occur at any age but is most common in childhood. About 5 per cent of adults and 20 per cent of …

Medicine

How Noah's flare-up became a life-threatening asthma attack at school

Training teachers to recognise the warning signs of an asthma flare-up could be the difference between preventing a life-threatening attack and the …

Australian News

Health warning: Thunderstorm asthma could happen in NSW

As the warmth of Spring sets in, health authorities are urging asthma and hay fever sufferers to be prepared for unexpected weather changes that may …

Australian News

First day of spring brings thunderstorm asthma warning

Asthma sufferers are urged to be on alert for weather changes this spring, following the deadly thunderstorm asthma outbreak last year that claimed …

Weather

Spring brings thunderstorm asthma warning Yahoo7 News

Asthma sufferers are being warned to be on alert as spring gets underway.<p>Asthma sufferers are urged to be on alert for weather changes this spring, …

Australian News

Equine Asthma: How to Cope

Written by: Teresa Pitman<p>Coping with the group of airway diseases now called Equine Asthma.<p>You take your horse out of the stall or paddock, and he …

Medicine

When others abhor the scent you adore

Those of us who wear perfume, especially to work, need to keep in mind that our favourite scents can make some people ill.

Australian News

Asthma Society warns Kildare schools to have asthma inhaler in their first aid kit

As over 9,100 asthmatic children return to school in Kildare, the Asthma Society has warned that every school should have an asthma inhaler in their …

Medicine

Teachers say asthma scheme ‘a secret’

Teachers have described as “a well-kept secret” a scheme that allows schools to obtain asthma inhalers for emergencies.No school has received an …

News (Ireland)

Asthma, more deadly with age, takes heavy toll on older adults

In early June, Donna Bilgore Robins stood on a patio in Beaver Creek, Colo., under a crystal-clear blue sky and tried to catch her breath.<p>She couldn’t.<p>With mountain vistas around her, Robins felt as if she was drowning. She gasped for air hungrily again and again.<p>Robins knew all too well what was …

Medicine

Asthma, COPD Led To 3 Million Deaths Worldwide In 2015: Study

Two common chronic respiratory conditions -- asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) -- led to over three million deaths worldwide in …

Public Health

Why asthma gets deadlier with age

Senior woman holding asthma inhaler. KAISER HEALTH NEWS<p>In early June, Donna Bilgore Robins stood on a patio in Beaver Creek, Colorado, under a …

Medicine

How Louisville Is Using GPS to Control Asthma

The Kentucky metro has some of the worst air quality in the country. And it’s crowdsourcing a cure to help its large population of sufferers.<p>After an extreme respiratory infection in 2015 nearly destroyed her lungs, Dawn Sirek’s asthma was out of control.<p>Merely getting dressed and brushing her …

Environment

City launches program to help people with asthma

Pillow cases, cleaning supplies and pest control services will be handed out to families suffering from asthma as part of a new city program …

Emergency Medicine

10 Common Asthma Triggers

Thumbnails Replay Slideshow<p>1 of 13<p>Know Your Triggers<p>It's easier to manage asthma when you know your asthma triggers. An asthma trigger is anything that makes your asthma worse. Not everyone with asthma has the same triggers, but knowing about the most common ones may help you identify yours. That, …

Health

Roche unloads some rights to drug hopeful after asthma trial disappointment

ZURICH (Reuters) - Roche is offloading some rights to what was once one of its top drug prospects, lebrikizumab, for payments which could total more than $1 billion after the medicine produced only lacklustre results in an asthma study last year.<p>The Basel-based drugmaker had said in February 2016 …

Medicine

Health24.com | 5 foods that can trigger an asthma attack

Struggling with asthma? You might want to check your food labels.

Medicine

Study links unhealthy segregated neighborhoods to childhood asthma

PRINCETON, N.J. -- Researchers have had trouble explaining why black children are much more likely than other children to suffer from asthma. A new …

Federal Reserve

Yes, It's Possible—Here's How to Treat Asthma Naturally

Even if you don’t have asthma, you probably know someone who does. In fact, as of 2009, about one in 12 people in the U.S. suffered from the …

Medicine

Asthma symptoms | Best Homeopathic Clinic In NCR « Aura Homeopathy

Asthma is chronic inflammatory disease of the respiratory airways. Normally the airway allow the air to come in and out of the lungs in the process …

Medicine

Readers’ letters - July 25

UK must stop selling arms to murderous regimes<p>For over two years, Saudi Arabia has bombarded the people of Yemen. The Saudi bombs have fallen on …

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