Study finds new genetic clues associated with asthma in African ancestry populations
In the largest study of its kind, researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have found new clues into the parts of the human genome associated with the...
12 hours ago - News Medical - 2 articles
Genetic clues to high rates of asthma in those of African ancestry
In the largest study of its kind, researchers have found new clues into the parts of the human genome associated with the higher rates of asthma in those of African ancestry.
23 hours ago - ScienceDaily
As asthma deaths rise by a quarter in ten years, is rising pollution to blame?
Ella Kissi-Debrah , from Lewisham, died of an asthma attack in 2013. If her doctors' suspicions are confirmed, she will become the first to be recognised as having been killed...
1 day ago - Daily Mail
Lawyer whose cough was dismissed as 'bad flu' for TWO YEARS has blood cancer
Karla Lora-Cabán, 24, of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, was just 16 when she suddenly lost one-and-a-half stone , and developed anaemia, asthma and a nasty cough.
1 day ago - Daily Mail
Machine learning technique helps predict which asthma patients respond to corticosteroid therapy
Physicians will be able to predict which of their patients with severe asthma are likely to benefit from treatment with systemic corticosteroids - and which might only suffer...
1 day ago - News Medical
Asthma: Young people in the UK 'more likely to die'
The UK lags behind other wealthy nations across a number of health indicators, a report finds.
1 day ago - BBC
Electronic tool has potential to improve asthma care
A new electronic decision support tool for managing asthma has the potential to improve the quality of asthma care in primary care settings, suggests a new study.
5 days ago - ScienceDaily
How does asthma affect pregnancy?
Most asthma treatments are safe to use during pregnancy. Uncontrolled asthma can increase the risk of complications. In this article, we discuss the effects of asthma in...
6 days ago - Medical News Today - 2 articles
A Statewide Study of the Epidemiology of Emergency Medical Services' Management of Pediatric Asthma
Objectives Little is known about emergency medical services' management of pediatric asthma. This study's objective was to describe the demographic, clinical, and geographic...
6 days ago - Pediatric Emergency Care
Ask Well: Can You Get Over a Food Intolerance?
Foods most often associated with intolerances were chocolate, food additives, citrus fruits, fish, shellfish, milk, cheese, eggs and nuts.
6 days ago - NY Times
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An entire class of agricultural pesticides found to damage the brains of...
If you've ever suspected that people are getting dumber by the day, new research has just proven humans really aren't as smart as they used to be. Studies show that the average...
A diet rich in whole grains slashes risk of liver cancer by 40%, study finds
US researchers tracked 77,241 women and 48,214 men in their 50s and 60s for 24 years. Those with higher intake of whole grains, bran and cereal fiber had a lower risk of liver...
Natural remedies are working: Dementia rates among older people who stay...
Cases of dementia in the U.S. have significantly dropped in the last decade. The dip is attributed to an increase in mental and physical activity among older adults, research...
Evening Exercise Doesn't Disrupt Your Sleep: Study
High-intensity exercise in the early evening does not negatively affect subsequent sleep, and may also reduce feelings of hunger.
Food Allergies Linked to Atopic Dermatitis in Pediatrics
Researchers have discovered that food allergies are associated with distinct abnormalities in seemingly-healthy skin in pediatric patients with atopic dermatitis , a common...
Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Loss of Brain Plasticity
Researchers have found that vitamin D levels affect a type of 'scaffolding' in the brain, called perineuronal nets. Deficiency of vitamin D could lead to mental health disorders.
Youth Suicide Rates May Up as Intentional Self-Poisoning Rates Double
Self-poisoning is the most common method of self-harm among children and teenagers. A new study finds that the number of self-poisoning cases in young people has alarmingly...
Salt May Be a Key Factor in Allergic Immune Reactions: Study
Salt affects allergic immune reactions. A new study investigates how elevated salt concentrations might influence conditions like atopic dermatitis.
Woman who suffered from symptoms for years has been diagnosed with a brain...
Anna Hill, 35, from Bristol, began getting headaches when she was just 12 years old. Earlier this year, she had a private scan, which revealed a 1.8cm-deep tumour in the middle...
Native California Medicinal Plant Could Offer Promising Treatment for...
Native California medicinal plant called Yerba santa offers new hope in the fight against Alzheimer's disease.