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Asthmic kids on steroids grow slightly shorter


September 4th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 4 (IANS) Children who use inhaled steroid drugs for asthma end up growing slightly shorter as adults than children who don't use the drugs, findings from a comprehensive ... Read more...

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Exposure to PCBs worsens asthma symptoms


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 2 (IANS) Children exposed to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), used in a range of industrial products, could aggravate their asthma symptoms, new research suggests.PCBs were regularly used between ... Read more...

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Gastric bug H. pylori protects against asthma


July 3rd, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) A gut bug, H. pylori, which infects half the global population and causes gastritis, gastric and duodenal ulcers and stomach cancer, has been found to protect ... Read more...

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Yoga, medication helps improve asthma symptoms in urban adolescents


April 16th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): A new study has suggested that meditation and yoga can be 'helpful' in improving asthma in urban adolescents.A new study by researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) ... Read more...

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Omalizumab ‘cuts seasonal asthma attacks in youth’


March 17th, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 17 (ANI): A clinical trial has found that the drug omalizumab, sold under the brand name Xolair, nearly eliminated seasonal increases in asthma attacks and decreased asthma symptoms among inner-city ... Read more...

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Three ingredients to ease life of asthmatic kids


February 6th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) Eliminating distractions like cell phones and TV, involving behaviour control such as mild discipline and allowing communication that shows genuine interest and concern are the ways to ease ... Read more...

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Family mealtimes play key role in asthmatic kids’ health


February 4th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): A new study has found that the quality of family interactions during mealtime affects the health of children with asthma.The study, conducted by researchers at the University of ... Read more...

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Nutrition ‘may have a role in development of asthma’


January 24th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): Asthma affects as many as 300 million people and is one of the world's most common chronic diseases. Researchers estimate that by 2025, there could be an additional ... Read more...

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Living near busy roads ‘ups asthma risk among teens’


January 19th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): A new study conducted in shantytowns near Lima, Peru, has revealed that teenagers who live next to busy roads are at a greater risk of developing allergies and ... Read more...

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Asthmatic kids experience premature loss of lung function later in life


January 19th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): Researchers at Emory University School of Medicine have found that severe asthma in early childhood may lead to premature loss of lung function during adolescence and more serious ... Read more...

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Asthmatics living in poverty suffer more, finds study


December 18th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): A new study has revealed that people with low incomes suffer more from the consequences of asthma as compared to those well off.The report from the UCLA Center ... Read more...

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Are Apartment Kids Exposed to Neighbors Second Hand Smoke?


December 14th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Dec 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New research which was published in the Pediatrics journal which may cause concern for parent of kids who live in apartment complexes. It would seem that even if ... Read more...

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Bacteria linked to asthma attacks in children


October 8th, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 8 (ANI): Scientists at the Danish Paediatric Asthma Centre (DPAC) at the University of Copenhagen and Gentofte Hospital have discovered that bacterial infections can cause asthma attacks.The discovery could ... Read more...

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Stressed-out moms likely to worsen child’s asthma


October 7th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 7 (IANS) Mums who are often angry or irritated and those who suppress their emotional expressions can worsen the severity of their children's asthma symptoms, especially when the children are ... Read more...

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Now, alternate therapy for adults with poorly controlled asthma


September 20th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 20 (ANI): Scientists have found that a drug commonly used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) could also be used for the treatment of adults whose asthma is not ... Read more...

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Use of Paracetamol may double asthma risk in teens


August 14th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 14 (ANI): A new study has suggested that even monthly use of the drug acetaminophen may more than double risk of asthma in adolescents compared to those who use none ... Read more...

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Use of acetaminophen may double asthma risk in teens


August 14th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 14 (ANI): A new study has suggested that even monthly use of the drug acetaminophen may more than double risk of asthma in adolescents compared to those who use none ... Read more...

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Allergy shots beneficial for some asthmatics, risky for others


August 9th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 9 (ANI): A new study has revealed that allergy shots that reduce symptoms of asthma, use of inhaled medications and allergy-related asthma attacks may have side effects.The side effects could ... Read more...

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Aerobic exercise may improve asthma symptoms


August 3rd, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 03 (ANI): Brazilian researchers have found that regular aerobic exercise may help improve respiratory symptoms and psychological distress in adult patients with asthma.Researchers evaluated the outcomes of an asthma ... Read more...

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Online self-management tool for asthmatics


June 10th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): An online self-management tool may benefit people suffering from asthma.In a study, it has been shown to significantly improve asthmatics ability to reduce their symptoms.Researchers tested the ... Read more...

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Mediterranean diet cuts asthma risk in kids


June 3rd, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
London, June 3 (ANI): Children who eat a diet rich in fruit, vegetables and fish have a lower risk of asthma and wheezing, scientists have found.However, eating three or more burgers a ... Read more...

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Boffins develop model that demonstrates infectious cause of asthma


May 25th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): An animal model that shows how an early childhood lung infection can cause asthma later in life has been developed by scientists from the University of Massachusetts.The ... Read more...

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Invasive kudzu contributes to surface ozone pollution


May 18th, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): Kudzu, an invasive vine that is spreading across the southeastern United States and northward, is a major factor in the large-scale rise of the pollutant surface ozone, says ... Read more...

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Estrogen may reduce airway constriction in asthmatic women


May 17th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 17 (ANI): A new Mayo Clinic research suggests that female sex hormones may work with beta-agonists in reducing airway constriction in women patients with asthma.After puberty, women tend to have ... Read more...

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Family mealtimes can help kids with asthma


March 17th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 17 (IANS) Children who have asthma are at high risk for separation anxiety, but a new study has found a home remedy that parents can use -- regular family mealtimes. "It ... Read more...

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Asthama Drugs Get New FDA Regulations


February 19th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in its bid to reduce the risk of death and serious health injury to the asthma patients has ... Read more...

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New Year bash not so rocking for allergic people


January 3rd, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 3 (ANI): Celebrating the New Year could be far more troublesome for people with allergies and asthma-as they are more at risk of getting a variety of unpleasant reactions, warns ... Read more...

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Rhinitis ‘quadruples chance of an asthma attack’


December 9th, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Allergic rhinitis quadruples the likelihood of asthma patients having poor control over their symptoms, thereby increasing the chance of an asthma attack, says a new study.In the new ... Read more...

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Kicking the butt beneficial for asthmatics


December 7th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, De 7 (ANI): A new study by researchers at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands has suggested that asthmatic smokers can reverse some of the damage to their lungs that ... Read more...

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Educational home visits may improve asthma symptoms in kids


December 1st, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Few home visits by health care professionals to educate kids with asthma about basic strategies for earlier symptom recognition and medication use can significantly help improve the condition, ... Read more...

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New Alternate-Day diet ‘can help you lose weight, live longer’


November 25th, 2009 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 25 (ANI): Forget tedious exercise routine and counting on calories, a simple Alternate-Day diet regime could offer significant health benefits and make you live longer.The principle behind Alternate-Day diet a.k.a. ... Read more...

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Maternal depression may aggravate childhood asthma


November 20th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 20 (ANI): Children with depressed mothers are likely to frequently suffer asthma symptoms, reveals a new study.According to Johns Hopkins researchers, maternal depression aggravates a child's asthma.They looked at 262 ... Read more...

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No link between pets and childhood asthma: Study


October 14th, 2009 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, October 14 (ANI): The traditional belief that childhood asthma is linked to pets or the modern obsession with hygiene has been established as untrue by a new study.The study 'Asthma in ... Read more...

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New H1N1 influenza vaccine trial to be launched for asthma patients


October 10th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 10 (ANI): Scientists at the National Institutes of Health are set to launch the first government-sponsored clinical trial in people with asthma.The trial is aimed at determining what dose of ... Read more...

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Breathing technique can reduce asthma severity


September 21st, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 21 (ANI): Asthmatics can improve their conditions by changing the way they breathe, say experts.Thomas Ritz and Alicia Meuret, from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, have developed a four-week program ... Read more...

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