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Inhaled corticosteroid therapy helps reduce pneumonia mortality


April 16th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): An analysis has indicated that patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) who are hospitalized for pneumonia and treated with inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) have decreased mortality when compared ... Read more...

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Mild asthma might not need to be treated every day: Study


February 15th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): A new study by US researchers suggests that mild asthma might not need to be treated daily.A "preventer" inhaler containing corticosteroid is part of many asthma sufferers' daily ... Read more...

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Inhaled corticosteroids may increase diabetes risk


December 15th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): Although inhaled corticosteriods are widely used for treating asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD), these drugs may be associated with diabetes development progression, says a study.The researchers ... Read more...

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Inhaled steroids up diabetes risk: Study


November 2nd, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 2 (ANI): A new research has found that inhaled steroids increase the risk of diabetes.Researchers at Lady Davis Institute for Medical Research concluded that patients taking inhaled corticosteroids are ... Read more...

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Genetic ancestry has no effect on asthma response in African Americans


September 28th, 2010 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 28 (ANI): Genetic ancestry has no role to play in how African American patients with asthma respond to medication, according to a Henry Ford Hospital study.Researchers found that improved ... 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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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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Health Warning issued for certain Asthma Drugs


February 20th, 2010 - 3:02 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Feb 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Food and Drug Administration has issued some health warnings for Asthma drugs like Advair, Symbicort, Foradil and Serevent. The FDA says that the long-acting ... Read more...

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Herbal remedies could worsen your asthma


February 4th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 4 (IANS) Beware of trying herbal remedies to ease your asthma -- it could make the symptoms worse, says a new study. "Results indicate patients using herbal remedies are less likely ... Read more...

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Herbal cure not good for asthma patients


February 4th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 04 (ANI): Asthma patients using herbal remedies may make their quality of life worse and suffer from increased frequency of symptoms, a new study claims.A study conducted by American College ... 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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Oral asthma controllers more effective than inhalers


August 26th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): Asthmatic patients are more likely to benefit from oral controllers than inhalers, say Mayo clinic researchers."Clinical superiority of the inhaled products has been well documented in clinical trials ... Read more...

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Babies born to obese mum ‘at increased asthma risk’


May 20th, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Babies born to overweight mothers are at a greater risk of developing asthma, says a new study."Obesity is not a neutral state; adipose tissue is an active producer ... Read more...

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Automated calling service may help improve medication adherence among asthmatics


May 18th, 2009 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 18 (ANI): American scientists at the Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, in Portland, Oregon, have revealed that they have tested an automated calling service designed to encourage asthma patients ... Read more...

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Vitamin D deficiency linked to asthmatic severity in kids


April 23rd, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): Vitamin D deficiency can exacerbate asthmatic symptoms in children, says a new study.They study led by Dr Juan Celedon, Dr. P.H. and Dr Augusto Litonjua, of Harvard Medical ... Read more...

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Combo inhaler may simplify asthma treatment


April 15th, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): People with chronic asthma have been offered a new hope in the form of an inhaler that contains two medicines.Asthma sufferers use maintenance or preventive medication regularly to ... Read more...

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Heartburn pills of no help against asthma


April 9th, 2009 - 12:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 9 (ANI): Heartburn medications are often prescribed to people with poorly controlled asthma, however, the treatment has been found ineffective in reducing asthmatic symptoms, say researchers.The study led by the ... Read more...

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Long-term use of popular inhalers ups pneumonia risk for COPD patients


February 10th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): A popular class of anti-inflammatory inhalers, if used for a long time, could significantly increases the risk of pneumonia in patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), ... Read more...

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Novel treatment effective for asthmatic preschoolers


January 23rd, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 23 (ANI): Preventive treatment with high doses of inhaled corticosteroids is effective in reducing the severity and duration of asthma attacks triggered by colds in preschoolers, according to a ... Read more...

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Inhaled corticosteroids ”up pneumonia risk by one third in lung disease sufferers”


November 26th, 2008 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 26 (ANI): Widely used inhaled corticosteroid drugs increase risk of pneumonia by full third in people suffering from lung disease, according to a new study. The risk associated with the ... Read more...

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Asthma Drug can have serious impact on bones


November 10th, 2008 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): Chronic use of the asthma drug corticosteroid may have some serious impact on bones, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American College ... Read more...

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Monitoring exhaled nitric oxide does not improve asthma control


September 20th, 2008 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 20 (ANI): Monitoring levels of exhaled nitric oxide in teenagers having asthma and adjusting treatment accordingly has no influence in improving the course of the condition, according to a ... Read more...

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Treatment for mild asthma may improve everyday lung function: Study


March 11th, 2008 - 1:57 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Mar 11 (ANI): In a first of its kind study by the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research in Sydney , it was cited that a regular low dose ICS treatment ... Read more...

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Study challenges findings on common asthma treatment


January 11th, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 11 (ANI): Researchers have challenged earlier studies about a widely used asthma combination therapy, by demonstrating that one of the most commonly used asthma medicines, long-acting beta-agonists, may not be ... Read more...

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Common antibiotic may help treat patients with difficult asthma


December 18th, 2007 - 3:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): A collaborative study has shown that a commonly available antibiotic, macrolide, can improve the quality of life of patients with difficult asthma, and may also generate significant health ... Read more...

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New guidelines to prevent, avoid asthma attacks listed


November 14th, 2007 - 10:30 am ICT by admin
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