Switching Meds Getting More Common in Severe Asthma Patients
Newer agents get the call when Xolair fails to control disease
12 hours ago - MedPage Today
Uber's Drivers and Riders Are Locked in a Pine-Scented Battle
When Kirsten Schultz slid into a Lyft and noticed several air fresheners shoved around the vehicle, she was nervous that it might become a problem. Schultz, a sex educator from...
1 day ago - The Atlantic
Overweight, obesity tied to childhood asthma risk
Children with overweight or obesity are 30% more likely to develop asthma and nearly twice as likely to develop wheezing symptoms when compared with children of normal weight...
1 day ago - Healio
Scientists solve a century-long mystery to treat asthma and airway inflammation
Research groups have solved a century-long puzzle about the presence of protein crystals in asthma. Normally, proteins do not crystallize in the body, but there are some...
1 day ago - ScienceDaily
As-Needed Symbicort Beats Rescue Albuterol for Mild Asthma
Novel START trial designed to mimic real-world use
1 day ago - MedPageToday
Eliminating asthma triggers right at the source to create healthier homes
Children's National is among five awardees sharing $10 million in funding under Fannie Mae's Sustainable Communities Innovation Challenge: Healthy Affordable Housing, a...
1 day ago - News Medical
Children left suicidal and suffering nightmares and parents blame new asthma pill
They want to see more prominent warnings on the powerful drug
2 days ago - Wales online
Steroids Not Effective for Mild, Low-Eosinophil Asthma
For patients with mild, persistent asthma and low levels of eosinophils, responses to two steroids were no better than response to placebo, new research shows. Medscape Medical...
2 days ago - Medscape
Still Seeking Optimal Tx for Non-Eosinophilic Mild Asthma
Role of inhaled steroids unclear, researchers say
2 days ago - MedPageToday
Novel Asthma Drug Reduces Hospital Visits
Investigational agent shows additional benefit in PATHWAY subanalysis
2 days ago - MedPageToday
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Virtual Reality can Help Spot Early Signs of Alzheimer's More Accurately
Virtual reality technology may help identify early stages of Alzheimer's disease accurately than the standard cognitive tests which are currently in use, finds a new study.
Holidays may Disrupt Drug Routines of Children with Diabetes
Drug adherence is decreased among children with type 1 diabetes during school holidays and on weekends, finds a new study.
Topical uses for marijuana: Study finds it effective at soothing skin...
Skin diseases like eczema and psoriasis can potentially be treated with marijuana, a recent study suggests. Robert Dellavalle from the University of Colorado School of Medicine...
Effects of Short-Term Daily Community Walk Aide Use on Children With...
Purpose: To determine the effects of functional electrical stimulation on the main impairments affecting gait in children with unilateral spastic cerebral palsy. Methods: A...
New mouse study finds level of liver toxicity for CBD
A study published recently has found a level of liver toxicity for CBD, putting up a big caveat to the notion within the hemp/CBD world that its products have nothing in the...
First Mesothelioma Treatment in 15 Years Approved
The new device was approved under the Humanitarian Device Exemption, which was created to encourage innovation in rare diseases.
These 16 Names Are Perfect For A Gemini Baby
If your new addition is born between the dates of May 21st and June 21st, congratulations - it's twins! Okay, maybe not twins in the traditional sense (although if you really...
Research shows doctors avoid talking to elderly patients about their mental...
There is nothing easy about getting older. Limited mobility, cognitive decline and the death of loved ones can leave the elderly feeling depressed and lonely. Studies have...
Increase your chance of survival: Common causes of death during a disaster...
With the right skills, preppers can significantly improve their chances of surviving various scenarios. Do you have what it takes to survive the common causes of death during...
Physicians Unaware Of Cancer Risk Among Women With Dense Breasts
Primary care physicians were less aware of breast cancer risk for women with dense breasts or their state's breast cancer density laws, according to a new study.