Asthma

‘this Does Not Look Good For Children’: Fires Pose Risk To Young Lungs

The wildfires blazing in the West could hinder developing lungs, worsen asthma and even lead to the condition in those who don’t have it but are genetically disposed to it.
Related topics: Genetics

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Does Asthma Lead To Worse Covid-19 Outcomes?

It seems intuitive that people with asthma are more likely to be infected with COVID-19 and have more severe disease. But is it true? Aaron Holley takes a look. Medscape Critical Care

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Wildfire Smoke Poses Special Threat To People With Asthma

THURSDAY, Sept. 17, 2020 -- People with asthma and other respiratory illnesses need to be aware of the threat that wildfire smoke poses to their breathing and take steps to protect themselves, an allergy expert warns. Wildfires are raging across...
Related topics: Smoking, Allergies

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Anthem And Apple Work Together To Manage Asthma

America's largest company is teaming up with one of the country's largest private health insurers. Anthem (NYSE: ANTM) on Wednesday announced a study designed in collaboration with Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) that will examine how the iPhone and Apple...
Related topics: Medical Research, Nasdaq

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Asthma Patients Given Risky Levels Of Steroid Tablets

More than one quarter of asthma patients have been prescribed potentially dangerous amounts of steroid tablets, with researchers warning this puts them at greater risk of serious side-effects.
Related topics: Medical Research

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Fixed Triple Therapy Improves Lung Function In Asthma Patients

(MedPage Today) -- Fixed-dose triple therapy with fluticasone furoate/umeclidinium/vilanterol (Trelegy Ellipta) improved lung function in adults whose asthma was uncontrolled with an inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) and long-acting beta-agonist (LABA...

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Innoviva Wins Another Key Fda Approval For Asthma

The FDA has approved Innoviva's treatment of asthma and for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, the company announced, giving shares a boost early Thursday.
Related topics: Food And Drug Administration, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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Fall Allergies Can Trigger Horses’ Asthma, Impact Performance

Just as many humans start to sneeze in the fall, horses also can be affected by seasonal allergies. Sometimes this is apparent by coughing, but other times, according to Laurent Couëtil, professor of large animal internal medicine in Purdue...
Related topics: Allergies, Purdue University, Medical Research

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First Trial Of Gene-targeted Asthma Rx In Kids Shows Promise

TUESDAY, Sept. 8, 2020 -- Asthma treatments tailored to the genes of kids and teens could help improve control of their symptoms, new research suggests. The study included 241 adolescents, aged 12 to 18, who were randomly selected to receive...
Related topics: Genetics, Medical Research

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Genetic Testing Could Boost Personalized Asthma Tx In Kids

(MedPage Today) -- Specific genetic alterations in children and teens with asthma may identify those who will not benefit from treatment with the long-acting β2-adrenergic receptor agonist (LABA) salmeterol, a researcher reported. For the...
Related topics: Genetics, Medical Research

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Children With Asthma Could Benefit From Prescribing According To Genetic Differences

Selecting treatments according to genetic differences could help children and teenagers with asthma, according to new research. The trial, which compares patients treated according to small genetic differences with patients treated according to...
Related topics: Genetics, Medical Research

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Asthma May Not Boost Odds Of Severe Covid-19

FRIDAY, Sept. 4, 2020 -- New research may have people with asthma breathing a little easier: Doctors found the airway disease doesn't raise the risk of being hospitalized due to COVID-19. The researchers also noted that people with asthma weren't...
Related topics: Medical Research

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One Pandemic Silver Lining: Fewer Severe Asthma Attacks In Kids

THURSDAY, Aug. 27, 2020 -- After stay-at-home orders were issued this spring because of COVID-19, doctors at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia noticed a dramatic drop in the number of patients who were being admitted for asthma emergencies or...

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Thunderstorms Linked To Rise In Emergency Room Visits For Respiratory Problems

The number of older Americans who go to a hospital emergency room for breathing difficulties related to asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) increases on the day before a major thunderstorm, according to a study published online...
Related topics: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Medical Research

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Vitamin D Supplement No Benefit In Pediatric Persistent Asthma

TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2020 -- Vitamin D3 supplementation does not prolong the time to severe asthma exacerbation among children with persistent asthma and low vitamin D levels, according to a study published in the Aug. 25 issue of the Journal of the...
Related topics: Vitamins, Medical Research

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Electronic Alert May Cut Excessive Saba Prescribing In Asthma

TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2020 -- An electronic alert may reduce excessive prescribing of short-acting beta2 agonists (SABA) among patients with asthma in primary care, according to a study presented at the European Respiratory Society International...
Related topics: Medical Research

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More Nighttime Coughing May Indicate Worse Asthma Control

TUESDAY, Aug. 25, 2020 -- Nighttime coughing, measured via a smartphone app, may indicate worse asthma control, according to a study presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress 2020, to be held virtually from Sept. 7 to...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Crash! Back To School Forms Looking A Bit Empty

What on earth did schools expect?  For months, parents have been told to keep their kids home. ALL non-emergency medical care was put on hold.  And so yes, vaccine rates have "crashed."  Can't wait to see what else crashes. Maybe food allergies....
Related topics: Vaccines, Allergies

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Scientists Develop Air Quality Sensor That Could Save The Lives Of Babies And Asthma Sufferers

Scientists at the University of Sussex have collaborated with an Oxford company, M-SOLV, and a team of scientists from across Europe to develop a highly sensitive and accurate nitrogen dioxide (NO2) sensor with life-saving potential in domestic,...
Related topics: Medical Research

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Fatty Acids Found In Fish Could Help Treat Asthma Patients

Though asthma affects almost 340 million people worldwide, there is still no cure. The respiratory disease frequently develops in childhood and can cause asthma “attacks” where the lungs become inflamed and the airways constricted, causing...

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