Asthma

AstraZeneca asthma shot hits goal but diabetes drug lags rival

| LONDON<p>AstraZeneca's experimental injection for severe asthma cut substantially the need for patients to take problematic oral steroid drugs in a late-stage study, boosting hopes for a medicine that is expected to reach the market later this year.<p>But the British drugmaker's established Bydureon …

Medicine

Biologics: New hope for people with severe asthma

About 25 million Americans suffer from asthma, according to the Centers for Disease Control. For people with severe forms of the disease, every …

Medicine

The Latest Health Tech Will Blow Your Mind

Artificial Intelligence, gamification, interactive wearables, home medical testing – the latest innovations push the boundaries of health tech. From …

Pain

Re-examining the association between residential exposure to magnetic fields from power lines and childhood asthma in the Danish National Birth Cohort

by Madhuri Sudan, Onyebuchi A. Arah, Thomas Becker, Yael Levy, Torben Sigsgaard, Jørn Olsen, Ximena Vergara, Leeka KheifetsBackgroundA study reported …

Research

Hayfever and asthma sufferers warned weather could worsen symptoms

Hay fever and asthma sufferers have been warned that a combination of hot, humid and windy weather could cause “thunder asthma”.<p>The Met Office has …

Weather

Bitter Compounds Could Be The Future of Preventing And Treating Asthma

Taste receptors do more than you think.<p>Researchers have found that a flavouring found in tonic water is able prevent asthma, as well as limit …

Medicine

Air quality warning for Victorian asthma sufferers

Melbourne's air quality will continue to be so poor over the weekend, the Environmental Protection Agency has issued a warning for asthma sufferers.

Pollution

10 Incredible Asthma Home Remedies - The Ancient Secrets

GARLIC & BASIL<p>Garlic is one of the best natural asthma remedies due to its medical properties. Yes, Garlic in not only used in Indian cuisine it also …

Alternative Medicine

Allergy and Asthma Patients Flock to Emergency Rooms

The sneezing, watery eyes and runny noses from seasonal allergies are poised to land more people in the emergency room as temperatures rise, …

Climate Change

Asthma patients breathe easier with new bluetooth inhalers

An artist’s representation of the Propeller Health sensor. Photo by Propeller Health<p>Asthma attacks come with little warning and are often triggered …

Digital Health

Setback for AZ’ asthma drug as trial misses endpoint

AstraZeneca’s tralokinumab has failed to significantly reduce the rate of annual exacerbations in patients with uncontrolled asthma taking part in a …

Medicine

AstraZeneca asthma drug fails, after similar setback at Roche

(Reuters) - An experimental biotech drug for severe asthma from AstraZeneca failed to meet its goal of significantly reducing attacks in a late-stage study, dealing a blow to an approach that had already run into problems at Roche .<p>AstraZeneca said on Wednesday it would now await the results from a …

Medicine

1 In 3 People Who Think They Have Asthma Don't—Here's What Your Real Problem Might Be

It might not be asthma that's making you cough and wheeze; time to do a little detective work.<p>Shortness of breath. Wheezing. Coughing. Chest …

Medicine

May is Allergy & Asthma Awareness Month: How to alleviate symptoms.

Lubbock, TX - The month of May is known as Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. There are over 6-million children under the age of 18 suffer from …

Medicine

Testosterone Protects Men Against Asthma | GEN Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News - Biotech from Bench to Business | GEN

“There is a very interesting clinical observation that women are more affected and develop more severe asthma than men, and so we tried to understand …

Medicine

Grieving father's plea after asthma death

<b>A grieving father whose son died after an asthma attack has shared his story in an attempt to prevent other deaths from poor management of the condition.</b><p>Michael Martin's son, Chris Martin, was a fit 19-year-old student who played rugby for University College Cork at the time of his sudden death.<p>Two …

Medicine

Bow pupil Nasar Ahmed dies after eating 'allergen' in school lunch

<b>A schoolboy who died after falling ill in detention ate a meal he was allergic to before collapsing, an inquest heard.</b><p>Nasar Ahmed, 14, who had severe asthma and multiple allergies, fell ill in the supervised detention room of Bow School, Tower Hamlets, in November.<p>Two hours before he collapsed he …

Medicine

GSK 'real world' drug test has second success in asthma

LONDON (Reuters) - GlaxoSmithKline notched up a second win for its pioneering "real world" approach to testing new drugs on Friday as its inhaled medicine Breo proved significantly better than standard care in helping people with asthma. The success of the 4,233-patient trial, which tested Breo in …

Medicine

Food as medicine: how what you eat shapes the health of your lungs

<i>This article is part of a three-part package “food as medicine”, exploring how food prevents and cures disease. Read other articles in the series</i> …

Healthy Eating

This new app could work wonders for asthma sufferers, and it's free!

It's the first of its kind and is incredibly clever<p>Today is World Asthma Day – a day in which we raise awareness, bring new research to the forefront …

Medicine

Reducing the Risk of Asthma in Children

Asthma rates are on the rise. The incidence of this respiratory disorder, which occurs when air passages become chronically inflamed and narrowed, …

Microbiome

This new app could work wonders for asthma sufferers - and it's free

It's the first of its kind and is incredibly clever<p>Today is World Asthma Day - a day in which we raise awareness, bring new research to the forefront …

Medicine

5 Ways To Manage And Prevent Asthma

Asthma is a chronic disease affecting some 235 million people around the world. Characterized by recurrent attacks of breathlessness and wheezing, …

Canadian News

World Asthma Day - Honoring Children Who Live With the Disease

Key research findings on asthma especially in children demonstrates the importance of healthy school environments that reduces asthma symptoms.

Medicine

World Asthma Day: Sale of asthma medicines in India rose 16% in 2016, 43% in four years, says report

The spike in cases related to the lung disease has been attributed to the worsening air pollution levels in the country.<p>The sale of anti-asthma …

Financial Planning

World Asthma Day 2017: What is asthma, symptoms and treatment

<b>Today is World Asthma Day – a day dedicated to raising awareness of the condition.</b><p>It is thought that as many as 300 million people suffer from some …

Medicine

Asthma tracking app to give control back to young

Just fitting in is important for any child but this can feel impossible for young people with asthma, with more than half saying it's affected their …

Mental Health

What We All Should Know About Asthma

Some 24 million Americans now suffer from asthma, a chronic lung disease that inflames and narrows the airways. When exposed to a trigger like …

Health

Testosterone explains why women more prone to asthma

An international research team has revealed for the first time that testosterone protects males against developing asthma, helping to explain why …

Health

The curse of living with invisible illnesses

Life, Mental Health<p>No Comments<p>The summer before starting elementary school, after a period of struggling with allergies and having difficulties …

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