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Vitamin D, Asthma Exacerbations: Is There a Connection?

Vitamin D, Asthma Exacerbations: Is There a Connection? While a new study has found no significant association between serum 25OHD (vitamin D) levels and physician-diagnosed asthma, a strong association was seen between vitamin D levels and asthma exacerbations. Data reviewed on a cohort of adults aged … Full News here – Read more on Monthly Prescribing […]

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Back-to-School Tips For Parents of Children With Asthma

Back-to-School Tips For Parents of Children With Asthma PHOTO: Rescue inhalers are an important part of the life of a child with asthma. The American Lung Association says it's important to have an asthma action plan for your school-age child, and to discuss it with the school nurse. (Photo courtesy of … Full News here […]

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GSK Gets FDA Approval For Asthma Drug Arnuity Ellipta

GSK Gets FDA Approval For Asthma Drug Arnuity Ellipta (RTTNews.com) – GlaxoSmithKline plc (GSK, GSK.L) said Wednesday that the FDA has approved Arnuity Ellipta, a once-daily inhaled corticosteroid medicine for maintenance treatment of asthma as prophylactic therapy in patients aged 12 years and older. Full News here – Read more on NASDAQ

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Back to School With Confidence: Prevent Bullying of Kids With Asthma, Food

Back to School With Confidence: Prevent Bullying of Kids With Asthma, Food … 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Children with asthma and food allergies are vulnerable to bullying at school and online, often by classmates who tease or harass them because they're "different." It may be an age-old problem, but it must be … Full News […]

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Texas Judge Throws Out Family's Lawsuit That Blames Nosebleeds, Asthma On

Texas Judge Throws Out Family's Lawsuit That Blames Nosebleeds, Asthma On … A Texas family claiming they were severely sickened by air pollution from two companies' hydraulic fracturing operations near their home had their lawsuit against the companies thrown out last week, in the second high-profile decision to come down this … Full News here […]

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GPs review how well patient asthma is controlled

GPs review how well patient asthma is controlled A new Clinical e-Audit from NPS MedicineWise has been released that will help GPs review just how well patient asthma is controlled. Survey findings* released last month showed that over half of all respondents to a survey of adults with asthma said … Full News here – […]

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Hospital admissions for children with asthma could soar 250pc next month

Hospital admissions for children with asthma could soar 250pc next month Asthma is one of the most common medical conditions in Ireland – affecting one in five children. Most recent figures reveal admissions for those aged between five and 14 years were up sharply between August and September in 2012. And with the ending of … […]

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AstraZeneca squares off against Roche in blockbuster PhIII asthma showdown

AstraZeneca squares off against Roche in blockbuster PhIII asthma showdown AstraZeneca ($ AZN) has launched a Phase III test of its targeted IL-13 asthma drug tralokinumab, beefing up its late-stage pipeline for respiratory diseases and squaring off against some major league competition now in the clinic. The antibody, which … Full News here – Read […]

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Medical examiner: Cop's choke hold, not asthma, killed New York man

Medical examiner: Cop's choke hold, not asthma, killed New York man NEW YORK — The New York City medical examiner's office Friday confirmed what demonstrators had been saying for weeks: A man who died in a confrontation with police was killed by a choke hold an officer applied to his throat. Eric Garner, 43, died […]

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Global asthma market to hit $18 billion by 2021 boosted by biologics

Global asthma market to hit billion by 2021 boosted by biologics The market for asthma drugs is predicted to reach $ 18 billion by 2021, according to new research from analyst firm Datamonitor Healthcare. With six products forecast to launch, the research estimates the asthma market in the USA, Japan, and five major … Full News […]

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Thunderstorms can worsen asthma and allergies

Thunderstorms can worsen asthma and allergies Experts are not certain about the exact mechanics of thunderstorm asthma. They hypothesize that heavy thunderstorm winds create updrafts that lift pollen and mold particles from the ground. Beating rain saturates and bursts the particles into tiny pieces. Full News here – Read more on Washington Post

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Older Women With Asthma Face Worse Health Outcomes

Older Women With Asthma Face Worse Health Outcomes FRIDAY, Aug. 1, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Although older women with asthma often have worse health outcomes, they may not make asthma care a priority, according to a new study. "There is no doubt that women over 65 suffer from asthma much more than … Full News here […]

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Scientific review finds asthma drugs suppress child growth

Scientific review finds asthma drugs suppress child growth Corticosteroid drugs given via inhalers to children with asthma may suppress their growth, according to two systematic reviews of scientific studies on the issue. Health experts who conducted the review and published it in The Cochrane Library journal … Full News here – Read more on Fox […]

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Nervous system may hold key to treating asthma attacks

Nervous system may hold key to treating asthma attacks An asthma attack can be brought on by a variety of triggers, including exercise, cold temperatures, pollen, and dust. During an attack, a person's airways become inflamed, mucus clogs their lungs, and the muscles surrounding their airways tighten … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Asthma In Men, A Substantial And Escalating Health Issue

Asthma In Men, A Substantial And Escalating Health Issue Asthma is a substantial and escalating health issue that has affected people's day to day life in Santa Clarita, especially the working ability. The incidence of work related asthma and its symptoms have increased drastically in a past decade. Asthma … Full News here – Read […]

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