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New Genes that Contribute to Asthma Identified

New Genes that Contribute to Asthma Identified For this study, researchers focused on memory cells in asthmatic disease that develop abnormally in asthma patients. These cells are responsible for quickly responding to foreign substances known as antigens that a host has been previously exposed to. Full News here – Read more on Science World Report

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With Asthma, Thinking They Might Smell Something Harmful Causes Inflammation

With Asthma, Thinking They Might Smell Something Harmful Causes Inflammation A new paper finds that asthmatics who believe that an odor is potentially have increased airway inflammation for at least 24 hours following exposure, which highlights the role that expectations and psychology can play in health-related outcomes … Full News here – Read more on […]

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UA-Led School Asthma Program Receives National Recognition

UA-Led School Asthma Program Receives National Recognition Tucson, Arizona – A school-based asthma program led by the University of Arizona Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health in Tucson is receiving national attention. The program provides standing orders that allow schools to stock albuterol and … Full News here – Read more on Yumanewsnow

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Working for Selma Hyundai supplier blamed for asthma, other ailments

Working for Selma Hyundai supplier blamed for asthma, other ailments … King along with eight other current employees of the plant and three former employees recently told NBC News that they developed sinus infections, chronic coughs, bronchitis, shortness of breath and asthma after working at the factory. King has asthma … Full News here – […]

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Monterey Park School hosts annual asthma camp

Monterey Park School hosts annual asthma camp Now in its 29th year, Velcoff Asthma Camp was co-founded by the late Dr. Mark Velcoff and Jill Houlette, a respiratory therapist at Salinas Valley Memorial Hospital. Velcoff's partners, Dr. Steve Prager and Dr. Dan More, and Velcoff's daughter, Rachael … Full News here – Read more on […]

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For asthma patients, smoking and poor housing deadly

For asthma patients, smoking and poor housing deadly Nine-year-old Davion Davis gets some help from a camp counselor during an archery lesson June 24 at Camp Superkids near Loretto. The nearly week-long camp for children ages 7-15 who have asthma provides opportunities for them to be active outdoors … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Asthma – One Minute Medical School – Medical Informer Video

What’s going on in your lungs during an asthma attack? Subscribe! – http://www.youtube.com/user/OneMinuteMedSchool Facebook – http://www.facebook.com/oneminu…

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Asthma Camp For Kids In North Haven

Asthma Camp For Kids In North Haven One of the leading causes for emergency room visits and school absences for adolescents his asthma. And a Quinnipiac University physician's assistant student is hoping to change that trend. Nicole Cottle, a respiratory therapist by trade, says that an … Full News here – Read more on FOX […]

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Asthma Treatments Make Kids Shorter but Don't Get Breathless Over It

Asthma Treatments Make Kids Shorter but Don't Get Breathless Over It It's estimated that about 300 million people worldwide suffer from asthma, with rates rising in so-called developed nations. Drugs called corticosteroids, taken through an asthma reliever inhaler, are prescribed as a first line of treatment because … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Dairy intake during pregnancy reduced children's eczema, asthma risks

Dairy intake during pregnancy reduced children's eczema, asthma risks Higher maternal intake of total dairy products, cheese, yogurt and calcium during pregnancy was associated with a reduced risk for infantile eczema, asthma and atopic eczema in children, according to study results. Researchers in Japan studied 1,354 … Full News here – Read more on Healio

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Why The Overuse of Antibiotics May Be Linked To Asthma And Obesity

Why The Overuse of Antibiotics May Be Linked To Asthma And Obesity But researchers now say the overuse of antibiotics has disturbed the natural balance of beneficial bacteria in our bodies. New studies indicate that some diseases – including obesity, childhood diabetes and asthma – may be on the rise because we have … Full […]

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Wellapets video game helps children understand asthma

Wellapets video game helps children understand asthma Wellapets video game helps children understand asthma. Wellapets, a new video game, uses virtual pets to help kids with asthma understand and manage it. Embed. <iframe width="476" height="270" src="http://abc7chicago.com/video/embed/?pid=177702" … Full News here – Read more on WLS-TV

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Kyle Lenhardt Memorial 5K/walk for asthma set

Kyle Lenhardt Memorial 5K/walk for asthma set Kyle Lenhardt Memorial 5K/walk for asthma set. Feel like you're not getting the whole story? You probably aren't. The stories at tiogapublishing.com are previews. For the whole story, subscribe to the print edition or E-Edition of this paper today … Full News here – Read more on The […]

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Asthma: What Triggers Your Asthma Attacks?

Asthma: What Triggers Your Asthma Attacks? Asthma can be a serious and frustrating disease to deal with and while there are many medications that will help treat the symptoms, the best way to avoid an asthma attack is to avoid whatever triggers it. It can be hard to determine what triggers your … Full News […]

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Wheezy predicts when asthma will hit

Wheezy predicts when asthma will hit PHOENIX — No local tech app is perhaps more innovative, or on the money, than Wheezy. The device pairs with a smartphone to help manage and control asthma attacks. Entrepreneur Chris Stiffler began creating it in January after a particularly nasty attack. Full News here – Read more on […]

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