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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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Asthma Inhalers Restrict Child's Growth to Half a Centimeter

Asthma Inhalers Restrict Child's Growth to Half a Centimeter Study has shown that asthma inhalers restrain the development of a child's body. These inhalers are considered as the initial treatment for the patient of asthma. They instantly decrease the attacks of asthma and reduce the rate of deaths. Its frequent … Full News here – […]

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Attacking asthma

Attacking asthma More than 230 million people around the world struggle with asthma. With no cure and its causes still not fully understood, the chronic disease can even be life threatening. For those with severe asthma, options are often limited to medication such as … Full News here – Read more on Aljazeera.com

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Children with asthma take part in Camp Not-A-Choo

Children with asthma take part in Camp Not-A-Choo With appropriate measures, having asthma should not stop kids from playing safely outdoors, which is why the Regional Center for Border Health Inc., in conjunction with the Western Arizona Health Education Council and the Yuma County Health Department … Full News here – Read more on Yuma Sun

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Health Beat: Virtual pet game for asthma

Health Beat: Virtual pet game for asthma "Taking your inhaler with the right technique," said Alexander Ryu, Wellapets co-founder/CEO. "Taking your controller inhaler at the right time, learning how to avoid triggers and learning how to recognize your own asthma symptoms and take action for … Full News here – Read more on WFMZ Allentown

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For Women With Asthma, Additional Complications Arise During Pregnancy

For Women With Asthma, Additional Complications Arise During Pregnancy On a recent afternoon, Kelly Liartis is at Magee Women's Hospital for a check-up. She's talking to her doctor Hyagriv Simhan about her soon-to-be-born baby — and her frequent summer asthma flare-ups. He's telling her that despite her fears, its … Full News here – Read […]

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Quinnipiac University physician assistant student organizing free asthma camp

Quinnipiac University physician assistant student organizing free asthma camp … “The goal of the asthma camp is to give special attention to each child and focus on the positives of this chronic illness,” said Nicole Cottle of Hamden, the physician assistant student organizing the camp as part of her being named a Paul Ambrose … […]

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Virtual pet game helps kids manage asthma

Virtual pet game helps kids manage asthma “Taking your inhaler with the right technique. Taking your controller inhaler at the right time. Learning how to avoid triggers and learning how to recognize your own asthma symptoms and take action for those,” explained Alexander Ryu, Wellapets Co … Full News here – Read more on WJXT […]

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Camp teaches children how to cope with their asthma

Camp teaches children how to cope with their asthma More than 50 children, like 8-year-old Colton Cowart, of Winona, learned what triggers their asthma, how medications work, and how better to manage their condition. The severity of the campers' asthma ranges from minor to those who are taking multiple … Full News here – Read more […]

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