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ER Visits And Hospitalizations For Asthma On The Rise

ER Visits And Hospitalizations For Asthma On The Rise Ava Passley covered her nose and giggled as Dr. Jacob Hen walked into an examination room at his pediatric pulmonology office in Trumbull recently. Ava, 3, of Bridgeport, knows what to expect from a visit with Hen, having dealt with asthma since she was 1. Full […]

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Psychological intervention reduced hospital admissions, stays for patients

Psychological intervention reduced hospital admissions, stays for patients … Patients with severe asthma experienced fewer admissions and hospital days after meeting with a clinical psychologist, according to research presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress in Munich. “The results of our study can … Full News here – Read more on Healio

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Mepolizumab: Antibody-Based Treatment Improves Asthma

Mepolizumab: Antibody-Based Treatment Improves Asthma A team of researchers have evaluated mepolizumab, a new antibody-based drug for certain patients with severe asthma, and found it can replace traditional, steroid-based treatments for a specific subset of patients, resulting in improved outcomes and … Full News here – Read more on Science 2.0

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The radical new way to treat asthma – have your tonsils out

The radical new way to treat asthma – have your tonsils out A growing number of studies suggest tonsil removal can, in some cases, reduce the symptoms of asthma – an inflammation of the airways that causes wheezing and breathing difficulties. Asthma affects one in 11 children in the UK, and is the most common … […]

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Texas Children's improves patient care with data

Texas Children's improves patient care with data Texas Children's was able to help Joshawua and others after determining doctors didn't always prepare, file or give patients consistent asthma action plans to follow when they were discharged, resulting in uncontrolled symptoms and repeat hospital visits. Full News here – Read more on Houston Chronicle

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Positive Results for Reslizumab in Asthma Trials

Positive Results for Reslizumab in Asthma Trials Teva announced positive results from its Phase 3 studies of reslizumab in patients with uncontrolled moderate to severe asthma with elevated eosinophils, treated with standard of care therapies. Reslizumab is an investigational humanized monoclonal … Full News here – Read more on Monthly Prescribing Reference

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Weight May Trigger Asthma in Kids

Weight May Trigger Asthma in Kids Researchers have long discussed the connection between obesity and asthma, and some have more recently discussed the link between the two conditions in kids. Drawing from existing research, a new study suggests that childhood obesity may lead to … Full News here – Read more on dailyRx

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Sleeping on animal fur may help protect against asthma

Sleeping on animal fur may help protect against asthma They found that the risk of a number of factors connected with asthma was greatly reduced for those sleeping on animal skin. Children who had slept on animal skin were 79% less likely to have developed asthma by the age of 6 than children who had […]

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allergy cause, eczema cause, asthma cause, allergic rhinitis cause – CAAC – Medical Informer Video

Allergy, an allergic reaction occurs when our immune system reacts to otherwise harmless substances from outside our body. Our immune system has an important… Video Rating: 0 / 5

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Electronic Nose Detects Subgroups Of Asthma

Electronic Nose Detects Subgroups Of Asthma Asthma sufferers are not all the same. According to research released by Amsterdam scientists, there are many distinct subgroups. Knowing how each patient falls into these different groups promises to bring personalized, more effective treatment to … Full News here – Read more on Med Device Online (press release)

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Nasal corticosteroids did not improve asthma control

Nasal corticosteroids did not improve asthma control Treatment of chronic sinonasal disease with nasal corticosteroids for 24 weeks did not improve asthma control in adults and children with asthma in a recent study. Mario Castro, MD, MPH, Alan A. and Edith L. Wolff Professor of Pulmonary and Critical … Full News here – Read more […]

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Father's Smoking Habits can Increase Asthma Risk in Children

Father's Smoking Habits can Increase Asthma Risk in Children Several studies link maternal smoking to asthma risk in children, but this new study suggests that even father's smoking habits prior to conception can elevate asthma risk in children. The study was conducted by researchers at the University of Bergen. Full News here – Read more […]

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Louisville doctors expect more allergy, asthma patients as fall begins

Louisville doctors expect more allergy, asthma patients as fall begins LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) — Louisville doctors expect to see more asthma and allergy patients in the next few weeks than any other time of year. Clinical studies show hospitalizations linked to asthma peak 17 days after Labor Day. Allergy specialist Dr … Full News here […]

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Asthma Explained Clearly! 2 of 2

Asthma Explained Clearly! 2 of 2 – Medical Informer Video

Understand asthma with this clear explanation by Dr. Roger Seheult. Further discussion on the diagnosis, methacholine challenge test, and stepwise approach f…

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Asthma cases skyrocketing due to heat

Asthma cases skyrocketing due to heat (KTVI)- Heat and asthma can be a dangerous combination. Asthma-related visits to emergency rooms have almost tripled in recent days. Heat increases metabolism and body temperature, which makes the body use more energy and require more oxygen. Full News here – Read more on fox2now.com

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