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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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Asthma inhalers ‘up prostate cancer risk’


August 9th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 9 (ANI): A new study has found that drugs used by thousands of men to treat asthma may increase the risk of prostate cancer.The study, conducted by a team ... Read more...

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Low vitamin D levels linked to lower lung function in asthmatic kids


April 16th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): Low levels of vitamin D are linked to lower lung function and greater medication use in children with asthma, according to a study.Researchers, led by Dr. Daniel Searing ... 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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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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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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Cells that make asthma resistant to steroids identified


September 20th, 2008 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 20 (ANI): Researchers from Children''s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC claim to have discovered a lineage of cells that may play a critical role steroid-resistant asthma, a complication that ... Read more...

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