Asthma

New study estimates that asthma costs the United States well over $80 billion every year

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Liberal View

Asthma Mortality Among Persons Aged 15–64 Years, by Industry and Occupation — United States, 1999–2016

In 2015, an estimated 18.4 million U.S. adults had current asthma, and 3,396 adult asthma deaths were reported (1). An estimated 11%–21% of asthma …

Public Health

Foods That Make Asthma Worse, And Those That Make It Better

Shellfish—particularly frozen shellfish—can contain sulfites to prevent this food from growing scary bacteria. If you are dining out, ask if the …

Women of Color

Asthma and Acid Reflux: Are They Linked?

Is there a connection between asthma and acid reflux?<p>Answers from James T C Li, M.D., Ph.D.<p>Asthma and acid reflux often occur together. It isn't …

Alternative Medicine

Alert! Your pet may cause asthma attack: Studies

During the winter, for people with asthma, many things including dust mites, stuff toys and fungus can trigger an asthma attack. Unfortunately, for …

Pets

Pregnancy and Asthma: Managing Your Symptoms

Asthma is a chronic lung condition. If you're pregnant, asthma can have an impact on your health and your baby's health. Find out what you need to …

Pregnancy

Trouble Breathing: Could It Be Asthma?

Is trouble breathing a sign of asthma?<p>Answers from James T C Li, M.D., Ph.D.<p>Trouble breathing can be a sign of asthma. For many people, the main …

Cardiovascular System

Asthma: Limit Asthma Attacks Caused by Colds or Flu

If you have asthma, even a mild cold can lead to wheezing and tightness in your chest. Colds and the flu are among the most common causes of asthma …

Medical Research

5 Causes of Severe Asthma Attacks

Asthma medications are so effective nowadays that when patients have uncontrolled asthma even when they are taking multiple asthma controllers, there …

Medicine

Asthma costs the US economy more than $80 billion per year

Jan. 12, 2018--Asthma costs the U.S. economy more than $80 billion annually in medical expenses, missed work and school days and deaths, according to …

Medicine

Is antacid use during pregnancy tied to childhood asthma?

(Reuters Health) - Pregnant women who take antacids may be more likely to have children who go on to develop asthma than their counterparts who don’t take these medications, a research review suggests.<p>Up to four in five pregnant women suffer from heartburn or acid indigestion from what’s known as …

Pregnancy

Asthma: Why Are Symptoms Worse During My Period?

Why do my asthma symptoms seem to get worse during my period?<p>Just before and during your period, progesterone and estrogen levels decrease. In some …

Menstruation

Telemedicine and school nurse combo cut asthma ER visits - Futurity

Making sure kids get their asthma medication on a consistent basis can be tricky, but a combination of telemedicine and involving schools could be a …

Telehealth

Understanding Severe Asthma

If you're diagnosed with severe asthma, the term may be confusing. Does having severe asthma mean that you have severe symptoms, or is a different …

Medicine

Study Looks at Link Between Asthma and Type 1 Diabetes

Finnish researchers acknowledged that the associations between asthma and type 1 diabetes are still unclear so they conducted a study to look more …

Diabetes

Artificial intelligence diagnoses asthma, identifies subtypes

Using machine learning, a field closely related to artificial intelligence, upon nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectra of exhaled breath …

Psychology

Understanding E-Asthma: An Asthma Subtype

Is Your Severe Asthma Really Eosinophilic Asthma?<p>Eosinophilic asthma, which is also known as e-asthma, is the most common subtype of asthma that is …

Medicine

Having a dog in early life reduces the chance a child will get asthma - but a cat raises the risk

Growing up with a pet dog reduces the chance a child will get asthma - but a cat raises the risk, a study has found.<p>Research led by an academic at Imperial College London found that some young children were less likely to develop asthma later in life if they have a dog when very young.<p>Silvia …

Medicine

Cincinnati Health professionals create book to help kids with asthma

Thousands of children in the tri-state area are being diagnosed with asthma and some are even dying from it.<p>Two Cincinnati children’s asthma …

Health

UBC researcher says massive asthma study could lead to new treatments

Research involved 45 teams that examined DNA from 142,000 people around the world<p>A University of British Columbia researcher says the results of a …

Medicine

More sick days for overweight kids with asthma - Futurity

Preschoolers with asthma who are also overweight may have up to 5 more weeks of symptoms per year than their healthy-weight peers. But inhalers can …

Health

Signs of Asthma and Food Allergies May Be Evident by Age 1

Predicting which children will develop dangerous food allergies and asthma has been a goal for many doctors for decades.<p>However, often there’s little …

Medicine

Obesity can add five weeks of asthma symptoms per year in preschoolers

Inhalers work for all preschoolers, but less beneficial for those who stay heavy as they age<p>DURHAM, N.C. -- Asthma affects almost 1 in 10 children in …

Medicine

Design for What You Don’t See

Think you’re protected from polluted air when you’re in the comfort of home? Think again! From cooking residue to fungal spores, research has shown …

Study Links Cured Meats to Asthma

If there was one trend evident in 2017, it was that producers are increasingly trying to find ways to market processed meats towards a more …

Antiinflammatory

Froome 'not ashamed' of using asthma inhaler

Chris Froome said overnight his inhaler use was "not something to be ashamed of" after his Sept 7 Vuelta a Espana urine test showed excess levels of …

Cycling (Australia)

‘Take precautions during winter’

The cold and chilly weather during winter aggravates asthma. Asthma causes inflammation of the airway, obstructing the entry of oxygen into the lungs.<p>…

Health

Thunderstorm Asthma Is a Threat to Everyone, Not Just Asthma Sufferers

In November 2016, a freak thunderstorm, in Victoria, tragically claimed the lives of 10 Australians, but not in the way you'd expect. Instead, the …

Medicine

Hospitals find asthma hot spots more profitable to neglect than fix

Keyonta Parnell has had asthma most of his young life, but it wasn’t until his family moved to a 140-year-old house in southwest Baltimore two years …

Health Care

Safe allergy relief for pregnant women

Getting pregnant doesn’t stop your allergies — but it does change your options when it comes to what you can do or use to get some relief.<p>The first …

Pregnancy