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Sleepy child? Factor in obesity, asthma


May 17th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 17 (IANS) If your child dozes off too much in the day time, there could be more to it than meets the eye. Obese, asthmatic, anxious or depressed ... Read more...

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Babies prescribed antibiotics face higher asthma risk


January 7th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 7 (IANS) Babies under six months who are prescribed antibiotics face up to 70 percent greater risk of developing asthma.In a survey, such infants faced a 40 percent rise in ... Read more...

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Asthmatics on steroids face higher prostate cancer risk


August 9th, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Men who take steroid tablets or injections for treating severe asthma could face 70 percent higher risk of prostate cancer. Those who regularly use an inhaler or a ... Read more...

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Asthma, eczema sufferers ‘at lower risk of developing cancer’


July 21st, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): In a new study, scientists found that men who had a history of asthma or eczema generally had a lower risk of developing cancer.Researchers at INRS-Institute Armand-Frappier, the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Intense exercise ‘can produce asthma-like symptoms even in healthy kids’


May 19th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): Heavy exercise can provoke the onset of temporary lung problems and other symptoms typically associated with asthma in children who are not actually asthmatic, according to a new ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Exposure to violent crime may exacerbate asthma in kids


May 1st, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): Living in a high-crime neighborhood may worsen children's asthma, says a new study.The study has been presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) annual meeting in Vancouver, British ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New health problems linked to prolonged exposure to World Trade Center attack


August 5th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 5 (ANI): A research article suggests that intense or prolonged exposure to the World Trade Center attack has led to a large number of people reporting new health problems years ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Children of stressed parents more vulnerable to asthma


July 24th, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) Children of stressed parents are more likely to develop asthma triggered by air pollution, says a new study. Researchers found that stress and low parental education were also linked ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Family history raises asthma risk up to six times


April 21st, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 21 (ANI): Asthma risk is up to six times higher for those with a strong family history, says a new study."Our findings showed that a family history of asthma is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sunshine vitamin can protect against common cold


February 24th, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): Vitamin D a.k.a sunshine vitamin can protect people against common cold, a new study has found.Investigators from the University of Colorado Denver (UC Denver) School of Medicine, ... Read more...

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Why babies born in winter are prone to asthma


February 24th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): Babies born in the high mould season, which generally encompasses the fall and winter months, are at increased risk of developing early symptoms of asthma, suggests a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Place of birth plays major role in asthma disparity


December 2nd, 2008 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): Place of birth has a major role to play in the occurrence of asthma, according to Tufts researchers.In a study, the researchers found that within one inner-city ... Read more...

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Cockroaches, mice increase kids asthma, allergies risk


November 14th, 2008 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): A new study has shown that developing antibodies to cockroach and mouse proteins is linked to a greater risk for wheeze, hay fever, and eczema in preschool ... Read more...

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Asthma associated with higher suicidal thoughts with attempts


May 13th, 2008 - 4:21 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 13 (ANI): Suicid al behaviour is a grim personality trait that reflects self-destructive mental condition. According to a report published this month in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, ... Read more...

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