Father dies of asthma attack from California wildfires
Joshua Hoefer , 27, of California, experienced a fatal asthma attack as a result of the wildfires last week. He is pictured here with his five-year-old son, Nathan.
6 hours ago - Daily Mail
Health warning after Storm Ophelia churns up Saharan dust in the UK
Winds picking up dust and particles in the air could trigger potentially fatal asthma attacks, a charity has warned
11 hours ago - Wales online
AMD patient with blurry vision
A 71-year-old Hispanic male presented to the eye clinic with complaints of blurry vision in both eyes of 4 months duration. The patient had been followed in the clinic for dry...
1 day ago - Healio
Plan an Allergy-Safe Halloween for Your Child
Common-sense rules will make Fright Night less scary Related MedlinePlus Pages: Asthma in Children , Child Safety , Food Allergy
1 day ago - MedlinePlus
Do YOU have asthma? Stay indoors!
Asthma UK said it is 'deeply concerned' about the Saharan dust the fearsome storm has collected as it begins to strike to the UK. There are 5.4 million asthma sufferers in the UK.
1 day ago - Daily Mail
Does vitamin E prevent asthma or wheeze in children: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Asthma is a heterogeneous disease with multiple phenotypes. Epidemiologic studies suggest a close relationship between vitamin E and the occurrence of asthma, wheezing and...
3 days ago - Paediatric Respiratory Reviews
Hope for New Treatment for Severe Allergic Asthma
Allergic asthma is caused by increased IL-17A expression produced by T-helper 17 cells. Blocking the action of these two molecules could offer new treatment.
3 days ago - Medindia Health
Possible new treatment pathway for severe allergic asthma
Research demonstrates that blocking the action of two pro-inflammatory molecules significantly reduces symptoms of allergic asthma in mice, which could lead to development of a...
4 days ago - ScienceDaily
Is my child's sneezing caused by allergies ?
Sneezing and allergies Sneezing is often associated with allergies also known as hay fever or allergy rhinitis. Other symptoms that may accompany allergies include the...
4 days ago - oohsNcoos
Vitamin D prevents severe asthma exacerbations
Vitamin D supplementation reduced the rate of asthma exacerbations requiring treatment with systemic corticosteroids, as well as exacerbations requiring hospitalizations...
5 days ago - Healio
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Lack of sleep nearly triples risk of gestational diabetes
Pregnant women who get less than 6.25 hours of sleep are significantly more likely to develop a form of pregnancy-related diabetes, a new study from the University of Illinois...
BOMBSHELL: Flu shots scientifically proven to weaken immune response in...
A medical study conducted at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center found that women who received flu vaccines had a weakened immune system response in subsequent...
With Skin Cancer Surgery, Insurance Matters
Wait could be more than 6 weeks longer than those with private insurance, study says Related MedlinePlus Pages: Health Disparities , Health Insurance , Melanoma
Google Maps Just Food-Shamed Its Users With A Calorie Counter
“For those that suffer from an eating disorder, it can contribute to the obsession associated with counting calories consumed and burned."
Could this explain why boys more likely to have autism?
Figures suggest four boys are diagnosed with autism to every one girl. Experts at the University of Iowa found male mice with a genetic cause show signs of being on the...
Type 2 diabetes breakthrough
Leicester Diabetes Centre experts found semaglutide helped 71 per cent of patients shed pounds - it is believed this is the first type 2 diabetes pill to instigate weight loss...
One in nine American men has oral HPV, new figures reveal
Researchers from the University of Florida found men were more likely to get oral HPV than women. Actor Michael Douglas said in 2013 that he got throat cancer from performing...
Why Autism is More Common in Boys Compared to Girls?
Autism predominantly affects males; four boys are affected for every one girl. What it is about this disorder that predisposes boys as compared to girls?
Breast Cancer More Lethal for Blacks Than Whites
Higher death rate is largely due to insurance issues, but tumor types sometimes play a role, study finds Related MedlinePlus Pages: African American Health , Breast Cancer...
Study Looks At Health of Hispanic-American Families
Discord more likely in second-generation families than recent immigrants, study finds Related MedlinePlus Pages: Children's Health , Health Disparities , Hispanic American Health