Asthma

Bushfires left estimated 445 dead from smoke and a nation traumatised

2 days ago   |   Sydney Morning Herald

Another 3340 were admitted to hospital due to heart and lung problems and 1373 people attended emergency departments due to complications to asthma.
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Reply to the Letter to the Editor

2 days ago   |   The Journal of Pediatrics

We thank Grigoletto et al for their thoughtful letter regarding our report.1 We agree with the authors' conclusion that clinicians should consider history of asthma and asthma...
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FEBRUARY IS NATIONAL CHILDREN'S DENTAL MONTH

FEBRUARY IS NATIONAL CHILDREN'S DENTAL MONTH

2 days ago   |   Alameda Pediatric Dentistry

Did you know that dental decay is the most common childhood illness and the most easily preventable? In fact, cavities can have an even greater impact on children and their...
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Poor asthma control remains a risk factor for severe anaphylaxis

4 days ago   |   The Journal of Pediatrics

We have read with interest the report by Dribin et al investigating the association between history of asthma and anaphylaxis severity in children 1. The authors concluded that...
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The Last ‘Normal' Photos On Our Phones--A Movement We Can All Get Behind

The Last ‘Normal' Photos On Our Phones--A Movement We Can All Get Behind

5 days ago   |   Scary Mommy

One of the most recent trends going around on social media is people sharing “before” pictures: The last picture in their camera roll before coronavirus hit. For so many of us...
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School-Based Telemedicine Interventions for Asthma: A Systematic Review

6 days ago   |   Academic Pediatrics

School health systems are increasingly investing in telemedicine platforms to address acute and chronic illnesses. Asthma, the most common chronic illness in childhood, is of...
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COVID Can Complicate Pregnancy If Mom Is Obese

COVID Can Complicate Pregnancy If Mom Is Obese

6 days ago   |   Web MD

Some pregnant women with COVID-19 do become severely ill, and the risk may be elevated for those who were obese or had conditions like asthma before pregnancy, a new study...
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Asthma Ups Ventilator Needs of Younger Adults With COVID-19: Study

7 days ago   |   Medicine Net   |   4 articles

Title: Asthma Ups Ventilator Needs of Younger Adults With COVID-19: Study Category: Health News Created: 5/20/2020 12:00:00 AM Last Editorial Review: 5/20/2020 12:00:00 AM
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The interrelationships of extremely low birth weight, asthma and behavior: A study of common cause, mediation, and moderation

7 days ago   |   Academic Pediatrics

Extremely low birth weight (ELBW;
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COVID: Asthma Ups Ventilator Needs of Young Adults

COVID: Asthma Ups Ventilator Needs of Young Adults

7 days ago   |   Web MD   |   3 articles

Young to middle-aged asthmatics who are hospitalized for COVID-19 are likely to be on a ventilator longer than patients without asthma, new research reports.
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Two Anti-inflammatory Drugs Inhibit the Replication of Coronavirus

Two Anti-inflammatory Drugs Inhibit the Replication of Coronavirus

An anti-inflammatory drug for humans and another for animals inhibit a key enzyme in the replication and transcription of the COVID-19 virus The results of the work have been... Read more ...

UK's test, trace and isolate scheme will only cut infections by 5%...

UK's test, trace and isolate scheme will only cut infections by 5%, scientists warn

World-leading experts from the Royal Society warned the Test, Trace and Isolate programme was 'not a silver bullet' and will only have a 'modest' effect on the UK's crisis. Read more ...

Coronavirus antibody tests are wrong up to half of the time, the CDC warns

Coronavirus antibody tests are wrong up to half of the time, the CDC warns

The Centers for Disease Control has updated its guidance on its website, warning that antibody tests for COVID-19 may be wrong up to half of the time in delivering a false... Read more ...

‘Cheaper By The Dozen' Cast Recreates Scenes From The Movie 17 Years Later

‘Cheaper By The Dozen' Cast Recreates Scenes From The Movie 17 Years Later

The Cheaper by the Dozen cast came together to recreate scenes from the movie for charity The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect our daily lives and the “ new normal ” - as... Read more ...

Not every recovered coronavirus patients develops enough 'neutralizing'...

Not every recovered coronavirus patients develops enough 'neutralizing' antibodies

In a new study from Rockefeller University, 79% of 149 recovered coronavirus patients who donated plasma had low levels of antibodies in their blood but 1% of 'elite donors'... Read more ...

Coronavirus UK: Confusion as firms asked to STOP home tests

Coronavirus UK: Confusion as firms asked to STOP home tests

Britain's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency has 'asked' companies to stop providing at-home antibody tests after spotting them online. Read more ...

Coronavirus: Infected can see others after 10 symptom-free days

Coronavirus: Infected can see others after 10 symptom-free days

According to the CDC's new guidelines, people who were infected with the novel coronavirus can safely see other people if it's been 10 days since they first noticed symptoms. Read more ...

Coronavirus: 3D Printed Nasal Swabs Designed

Coronavirus: 3D Printed Nasal Swabs Designed

COVID-19: Local 3D printed nasal swabs designed by researchers were found to solve supply chain problems. Read more ...

Are U.S. states covering up coronavirus death data?

Are U.S. states covering up coronavirus death data?

As states across the U.S. ramp up their reopenings, some are coming under fire for publishing misleading statistics or concealing information related to the Wuhan coronavirus... Read more ...

Novel Device can Simulate Filtering and Ion Transport Functions of Human Kidney

Novel Device can Simulate Filtering and Ion Transport Functions of Human Kidney

New device developed can simulate the human kidney's blood filtering and ion transport functions, which could transform treatment options for people in the final stage of renal... Read more ...