respiratory symptoms

Tick bite turns red meat into nasty allergy


July 25th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (IANS) Waking up at midnight with breathing difficulties and in a state of shock could be due to a severe allergic reaction (delayed anaphylaxis) to red meat, ... Read more...

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Doggy dust protects against respiratory infection: Study


June 25th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 25 (IANS) Dust found in a house with dogs may help protect children against a common respiratory virus linked to the development of asthma, says a new study. ... Read more...

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How airborne influenza may spread


November 23rd, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): Influenza usually spreads through direct contact and droplets, but a new study examines aerosol transmission as a possible way.On April 4, 2008, seven inpatients in a Hong Kong ... Read more...

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Kids with lung disease prone to serious infections at daycare


September 27th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 27 (ANI): A new study has revealed that exposure to common viruses in daycare puts children with a chronic lung condition caused by premature birth at risk for serious respiratory ... 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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Respiratory symptoms more reliable indicator of H1N1, not fever alone


July 30th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): A recent study has revealed that individuals with mild H1N1 infection may go undetected using standard diagnostic criteria.The study has , therefore, concluded that coughing or other respiratory ... Read more...

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Reovirus may help fight prostate cancer


March 10th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 10 (ANI): Scientists in Canada are working on a new way to treat prostate cancer using a virus.In the study, researchers administered the virus to six volunteer patients and found ... Read more...

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Hypnosis can ease symptoms of respiratory diseases among kids


February 13th, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 13 (IANS) Hypnosis can potentially ease symptoms of respiratory diseases among kids, says a new study. Symptoms include habitual coughing or unexplained sensations of difficulty in breathing and discomfort during ... Read more...

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1918 and 2009 H1N1 flu ‘not spread by birds’, finds study


January 20th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): A new study by researchers from the Canadian Food Inspection Agency's National Centre for Foreign Animal Disease (NCFAD) and American scientists suggests that the 1918 and 2009 H1N1 ... Read more...

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Childhood tobacco smoke exposure ‘leads to early emphysema in adulthood’


December 29th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 29 (ANI): Kids who are regularly exposed to tobacco smoke at home tend to develop early emphysema in adulthood, according to researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health.The ... Read more...

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Aggressive infection control protects cancer patients from H1N1


December 17th, 2009 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): An aggressive infection control program and thorough screening measures would protect cancer patients from acquiring H1N1 influenza, say researchers.The study led by researchers from Seattle Cancer Care Alliance ... Read more...

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Fear of anxiety makes worriers prone to depression


December 1st, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 1 (IANS) The fear of anxiety may put people who are already severe worriers at risk for depression, says a new study. Understanding this specific sensitivity may make it a potential ... Read more...

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Anxiety fear ‘puts above-average worriers at depression risk’


December 1st, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): A new study by Penn State researchers has revealed that anxiety sensitivity, or the fear of feeling anxious, may put people who are already above-average worriers at risk ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Metals and diesel emissions linked to respiratory symptoms in kids


November 24th, 2009 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): A new study has shown that exposure shortly after birth to ambient metals from residential heating oil combustion and particles from diesel emissions are associated with respiratory symptoms ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Heating, air-conditioning, carpets may be bad for your health


November 9th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 9 (ANI): Damp environments, poorly maintained heating and air-conditioning systems as well as carpeting could negatively affect indoor air quality, according to experts.Researchers at the annual meeting of the American ... Read more...

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Daycare doesn’t protect kids against asthma, allergy


September 8th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 8 (ANI): Contrary to popular belief, taking children to day care might not make them immune to asthma and allergies, say researchers.Children in daycare definitely get more illnesses and experience ... Read more...

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H1N1 virus unlikely to mutate into ’superbug’


September 2nd, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 2 (ANI): The H1N1 virus, responsible for spreading swine flu, is unlikely to mix with other flu strains to form a more virulent 'superbug', say researchers.In the study, researchers from ... Read more...

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India reports first swine flu death (Second Lead)


August 3rd, 2009 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) India reported its first swine flu death Monday when a 14-year-old girl succumbed to the influenza A (H1N1) virus in Pune, health officials said here. The girl, who ... Read more...

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Even acceptable ozone exposure can adversely affect lung function


July 24th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 24 (ANI): Researchers at the University of California Davis have warned that the lungs may get adversely affected even when exposed to such levels of ozone as are deemed safe ... Read more...

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Early exposure to ultrafine air pollution linked to lung disease in adulthood


July 23rd, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): A new study has revealed that early exposure to environmental factors such as allergens, pollutants, and respiratory viruses might put infants at an increased risk of lung disease ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soy protects lungs from chronic disease


June 29th, 2009 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 29 (IANS) Consuming soy milk and tofu could cut down the risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). COPD, which develops as a result of smoking, can cause coughing that ... Read more...

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New drug-free treatment for patients with severe asthma


May 19th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 19 (ANI): A new drug-free treatment has been found to benefit patients with severe, uncontrolled asthma, say researchers.Asthmatx Inc has developed a device called Alair Bronchial Thermoplasty System, which has ... Read more...

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How swine flu affects pigs


May 12th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): Studying the effects of the H1N1 strain of swine flu on a group of piglets, scientists at Bangkok-based Chulalongkorn University recently found all infected animals to show ... Read more...

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What you need to know about swine flu


April 28th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): While there have been a number of outbreaks of the new strain of swine flu, there also have emerged a whole gamut of misinformation. Now, scientists have elaborated ... Read more...

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Marijuana, ciggie smoke wreaks havoc on lungs


April 14th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 14 (ANI): People who smoke both tobacco and marijuana increase their risk of respiratory symptoms and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a new study has found.Smoking only marijuana, however, was ... Read more...

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Traffic pollution worsens asthmatic symptoms in kids


November 14th, 2008 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 14 (ANI): Traffic pollution, particularly in urban areas, can worsen respiratory health in children with asthma, according to a study.The study has claimed that such worsening of respiratory systems ... Read more...

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Heart patients to get a new drug


August 29th, 2008 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) Researchers are developing a new drug that will treat heart disease and angina without aggravating any underlying respiratory problems.The University of Nottingham researchers have already developed a molecule ... Read more...

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Satellite data to provide unparalleled air quality information


February 6th, 2008 - 5:02 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Feb 6 (ANI): In a move to provide state-of-the-art information on air pollution causing millions of premature deaths around the world, The European Environment Agency (EEA) has finalised an agreement ... Read more...

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Menopausal women at greater risk for asthma


December 20th, 2007 - 2:15 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 20 (ANI): A new study has found that, menopause can increase asthma risk and lower lung function in menopausal women.The study found that menopause decreases lung function and aids in ... Read more...

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Heavy traffic pollution increases respiratory problems in asthmatic children


December 15th, 2007 - 2:06 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Dec 15 (ANI): Researchers have pointed out that exposing asthmatic children to heavy traffic pollution may augment respiratory problems and reduce lung volumes.The Emory University School of Medicine researchers studied ... Read more...

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Scientists develop new classification system for rare infant lung-diseases


December 2nd, 2007 - 12:06 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): Scientists have devised a new system of classification of rare lung diseases in infants, thus improving the diagnosis and treatment of such diseases.The multi-center study was led by ... Read more...

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Winter colds may increase asthma symptoms in children


November 14th, 2007 - 2:59 am ICT by admin
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