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Get some sun to ease asthma

Get some sun to ease asthma The association between Vitamin D deficiency and increasing asthma attacks has long been established, although a recent study conducted at the Washington University School of Medicine in Saint Louis found that the addition of vitamin D3 to the inhaled … Full News here – Read more on iAfrica.com

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Acupuncture & Herbs Cut Childhood Emergency Asthma

Acupuncture & Herbs Cut Childhood Emergency Asthma Children with asthma receiving a combination of acupuncture, herbal medicine and conventional medications have superior patient outcomes, less visits to emergency rooms, and fewer hospitalizations than children receiving only conventional medications. Full News here – Read more on HealthCMi

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For Latinos, Ancestry Drives Asthma Development

For Latinos, Ancestry Drives Asthma Development While environmental factors are often discussed in regards to asthma development and treatment, the study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology highlights genetics' role among different ethnic groups, a UCSF statement pointed out. Full News here – Read more on HCPLive

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Researchers Pinpoint Novel Asthma Treatment Target

Researchers Pinpoint Novel Asthma Treatment Target Existing medication containing inhaled steroids, are highly effective at controlling regular asthma symptoms, but during an attack the symptoms worsen and can lead to the patient going to hospital,” commented Sebastian Johnston of the National Heart … Full News here – Read more on HCPLive

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Asthma how-to: How to use an inhaler with a spacer and mask – Medical Informer Video

There are many treatment options for children with asthma, largely depending on the age and preference of the child. Metered dose inhalers, which are also co…

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$2.9M NIH Grant Supports Research to Help Urban Teens Manage Asthma

.9M NIH Grant Supports Research to Help Urban Teens Manage Asthma Managing persistent asthma can be a challenge for adults, but it's even more difficult for teenagers learning to take control of their health. Peer pressure, feelings of embarrassment or insecurity, and busy school and activity schedules, are just some … Full News here – […]

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Study finds inconsistent achievement of guidelines for acute asthma care in

Study finds inconsistent achievement of guidelines for acute asthma care in … A study comparing the care delivered to patients coming to hospital emergency departments (EDs) for acute asthma attacks in recent years with data gathered more than 15 years earlier finds inconsistencies in how well hospitals are meeting nationally … Full News here – Read […]

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How to stop an asthma attack without medication – Medical Informer Video

How to stop an asthma attack without your inhaler? This video shows you that it is indeed possible. Test it and pass it along, it can save lives. In addition…

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Allergy & Asthma Network Spotlighted In 'Innovations with Ed Begley, Jr.' on

Allergy & Asthma Network Spotlighted In 'Innovations with Ed Begley, Jr.' on … VIENNA, Va., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Allergy & Asthma Network, a leading nonprofit patient education and advocacy organization, will be featured in the Monday, Oct. 20 episode of "Innovations with Ed Begley, Jr." on the Discovery … Full News here – Read […]

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Asthma Drops in Englewood, Study Concludes

Asthma Drops in Englewood, Study Concludes ENGLEWOOD — The number of Englewood children rushed to the emergency room with asthma-related symptoms dropped in the last four years, a study by Addressing Asthma in Englewood Project found. The study, presented at a Thursday meeting at a … Full News here – Read more on DNAinfo

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NIH Seeks African Americans To Evaluate Asthma Medications

NIH Seeks African Americans To Evaluate Asthma Medications "They like the fact that we're always available to help answer questions, all of the asthma medications are provided free of charge, we will help folks with travel, with parking ― with any of the logistics of helping them attend study visits, to … Full News here […]

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Asthma affects behavior of low socioeconomic status children

Asthma affects behavior of low socioeconomic status children Growing up with asthma may affect children of low socioeconomic status, even when they are able to catch their breath. A doctoral study by Jen-Hao Chen, now an assistant professor of the MU School of Health Professions, shows that children with asthma … Full News here – […]

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THRIVE | The perfect storm: Ear infections, antibiotics, asthma, allergies

THRIVE | The perfect storm: Ear infections, antibiotics, asthma, allergies This is Part 1 of a two-part series that is intended to take us on the all-too-commonly-seen path from childhood ear infections to lifelong asthma and immune challenges. It starts with the way we birth and deliver babies. For thousands of years, kids … Full […]

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Asthma risk varies with ethnic ancestry among Latinos

Asthma risk varies with ethnic ancestry among Latinos Native American ancestry is associated with a lower asthma risk, but African ancestry is associated with a higher risk, according to the largest-ever study of how genetic variation influences asthma risk in Latinos, in whom both African and Native … Full News here – Read more on […]

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Gosport asthma victim's mum welcomes school inhaler plan

Gosport asthma victim's mum welcomes school inhaler plan National figures show one in 11 children suffer from asthma, and around two-thirds of these will have an attack in school. But also 86 per cent of children say they have been without their own inhaler because they have forgotten, lost or broken it or … Full […]

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