Asthma

There is no 'one size fits all' approach to treat severe asthma

1 day ago   |   ScienceDaily

Despite a similar clinical presentation, people with severe asthma have strikingly distinct immune profiles, research shows. These findings can be used to develop new...
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Intrapartum Group B Strep Prophylaxis Not Tied to Kids' Allergies

1 day ago   |   Medscape

Maternal intrapartum group B Streptococcus antibiotic prophylaxis isn't associated with an increased risk for diagnosis of allergic disorders such as asthma and hay fever in...
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Slim Evidence to Suggest Preschoolers Are Emerging From the Obesity Epidemic

1 day ago   |   The Journal of Pediatrics

Over the last few decades, no age group has been spared from the universal rise in obesity prevalence (1-3). According to recent estimates, more than one-half of adults and one...
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Early exposure to air pollutant may contribute to non-atopic childhood asthma

1 day ago   |   News Medical

Asthma afflicts more than 300 million people worldwide. The most severe manifestation, known as non-Th2, or non-atopic childhood asthma, represents the majority of the cases...
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Air Pollution Linked to Severity in COVID-19 Patients

Air Pollution Linked to Severity in COVID-19 Patients

1 day ago   |   Medindia Health   |   2 articles

Patients with asthma and COPD and live in areas with high levels of air pollution have an increased chance of hospitalization if they contract COVID-19.
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Air pollution can increase severity and hospitalization in COVID-19 patients with pre-existing respiratory conditions

1 day ago   |   News Medical   |   3 articles

Patients who have preexisting respiratory conditions such as asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and live in areas with high levels of air pollution have a greater...
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Air pollution may affect severity and hospitalization in COVID-19 patients

1 day ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

Patients who have preexisting respiratory conditions such as asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and live in areas with high levels of air pollution have a greater...
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Scientists identify severe asthma species, show air pollutant as likely contributor

2 days ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

An epidemiological study has shown that not only is non-Th2 a distinct asthma disease, its likely inducer is early childhood exposure to airborne Benzopyrene, a byproduct of...
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Stop inflammation and asthma attacks with cashew leaf extracts

Stop inflammation and asthma attacks with cashew leaf extracts

2 days ago   |   Natural News

Anacardium occidentale, commonly known as cashew, is a small tree that originated in South America. It is now widely cultivated in tropical countries and is one of the most...
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FDA approves self-injectable formulation of Xolair

FDA approves self-injectable formulation of Xolair

3 days ago   |   Healio

The FDA has approved a self-injectable formulation of Xolair for appropriate patients with moderate to severe persistent allergic asthma, nasal polyps or chronic idiopathic...
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