An award-winning app may reduce asthma attacks
'MyAsthma' helps sufferers to monitor their condition and avoid life-threatening triggers. Around 5.4 million people in the UK are diagnosed with asthma, with an attack...
23 hours ago - Daily Mail
Researchers aim to test asthma drug for treating patients with heart disease
Researchers at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust have launched an innovative new trial which aims to improve the recovery of patients with serious heart conditions.
2 days ago - News Medical - 3 articles
Obese mother from Bristol slept on the sofa for FOUR years
Clare Sims, 40, from Bristol weighed 27 stone and struggled to get upstairs. But after suffering a near fatal asthma attack she overhauled her diet by joining Weight Watchers.
2 days ago - Daily Mail
Know Your 'Lung Number' To Live Long and Healthy
On this World Asthma Day, people who are asthmatic are urged to get a spirometry test or pulmonary test done, in order to know the symptoms of asthma.
2 days ago - Medindia Health
Emergency ward monitoring tops $15m package for next thunderstorm asthma crisis
Victoria's emergency control centre will soon be monitoring hospital emergency departments in real time following the freak thunderstorm asthma crisis that saw thousands of...
2 days ago - Sydney Morning Herald
Glenmark initiates clinical investigation of proposed biosimilar for Xolair
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals announced that the FDA has cleared its investigational new drug application to initiate a first-in-human trial of GBR 310, a proposed biosimilar, to...
2 days ago - Healio
Best Practices in Asthma: Beta-Agonists to Spirometry
Drs Vega and Adams tackle challenging issues on asthma, including optimal spirometry use, eosinophil measurement, and beta-agonist overuse. Medscape Family Medicine
3 days ago - Medscape
Many Students Reluctant to Use Asthma Inhalers At School
Survey suggests it's one reason why many children have poor control of their condition Related MedlinePlus Pages: Asthma in Children , School Health
4 days ago - MedlinePlus
Racial and Ethnic Differences in Pediatric Readmissions for Common Chronic Conditions
To compare the timing and magnitude of variation of pediatric readmission rates across race/ethnicity for selected chronic conditions: asthma, diabetes, seizures, migraines...
5 days ago - The Journal of Pediatrics - 2 articles
Discrimination Contributes to Pediatric Asthma Rates
African American children who reported experiencing discrimination were almost twice as likely to suffer from asthma when compared with their peers.
5 days ago - Medindia Health - 2 articles
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Michelle Obama Talks New Freedom, Gender Equality & Not Crying On...
President Obama made headlines when he during his first speaking engagement this past week. Funny thing is, he was the one asking the questions. But the fact that we miss him...
Why ‘13 Reasons Why' Shouldn't Be Your Teen's Binge
With Netflix's recently released teen series “13 Reasons Why,” teens across the country are telling us how much they love this show. The buzz is tremendous. Forbes magazine...
No Excuses: Exercise Can Overcome the 'Obesity Gene'
Physical activity appears to lower effects of key DNA linked to weight gain, study finds Related MedlinePlus Pages: Exercise and Physical Fitness , Genes and Gene Therapy...
Obese and diabetic people have higher risk of dementia
Researchers in Korea and Utah performed brain scans to show obese people with type 2 diabetes had more severe abnormalities in brain structure compared to normal-weight people.
Ginger Powder recalled for possible Salmonella contamination
California-based Lords Organics LLC has recalled Organic Veda Ginger Powder sold on Amazon because it might be contaminated with Salmonella, an organism which can cause serious...
Reality Star Opens Up About The Shame Of Stopping Breastfeeding
Emily Maynard is familiar with the shame mothers often feel when it comes to feeding their babies. In an interview with People , the former “Bachelor” contestant and...
Five Mothers Dress As Disney Princesses For Magical Maternity Shoot
Victor and Marie Luna, a husband-wife photography team in Texas, might have come up with the most magical maternity shoot ever. On April 7, Victor, a photographer, and Marie, a...
Donald Trump To Appoint Anti-Abortion Advocate To Key Health Position
President Donald Trump on Friday said he intends to appoint Charmaine Yoest, a prominent anti-abortion advocate, as assistant secretary of public affairs for the Department of...
Grandmother's Smoking Linked to Autism Risk in Grandkids
If a girl's maternal grandmother smoked during pregnancy, the girl is 67 percent more likely to display certain traits linked to autism.
Type 2 Diabetes May Be Bad for Brain Health
Excess weight appears to amplify the threat, study says Related MedlinePlus Pages: Brain Diseases , Diabetes Type 2 , Obesity