Asthma

Study provides new insight into development of asthma

5 hours ago   |   News Medical

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have studied which genes are expressed in overactive immune cells in mice with asthma-like inflammation of the airways.
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New knowledge on the development of asthma

16 hours ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

Researchers have studied which genes are expressed in overactive immune cells in mice with asthma-like inflammation of the airways. Their results suggest that the synthesis and...
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Longitudinal Effect of Ambient Air Pollution and Pollen Exposure on Asthma Control: The Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System Pediatric Asthma Study

1 day ago   |   Academic Pediatrics   |   2 articles

Although exposure to air pollution and pollen is associated with asthma exacerbation and increased health care use, longitudinal effects of fine particulate matter 2.5 , ozone...
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We Need to Talk About Vaping, Because This Is How Bad It Really Is For You

We Need to Talk About Vaping, Because This Is How Bad It Really Is For You

2 days ago   |   PopSugar

It's a simple question: is vaping bad for you? The answer: simultaneously simple and pretty complicated. Vaping, aka smoking e-cigarettes, is a trend that's skyrocketed in...
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Smartphone recordings of coughs accurately diagnose respiratory conditions

7 days ago   |   Healio

A smartphone app that records coughs can diagnose children with respiratory conditions, including asthma, pneumonia and bronchiolitis, with an accuracy comparable to a...
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Sea cucumber found to prevent or reduce asthma attacks

Sea cucumber found to prevent or reduce asthma attacks

7 days ago   |   Natural News   |   2 articles

Sea cucumbers are marine animals that can be found on the sea floor. They are widely used in Asian countries as food or as ingredients of traditional medicine. In an animal...
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How Do We Put This? Burning Scented Candles in Your Home May Be Really Harmful

How Do We Put This? Burning Scented Candles in Your Home May Be Really Harmful

7 days ago   |   PopSugar

Scented candles can help you unwind and give your home that soft, cozy glow - but if you light them often, you may be putting your health at risk. "Most scented candles are...
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9 Ways to Get a Great Workout at Home

7 days ago   |   Health

"You're not tired! You're not tired!" says Chalene Johnson , as she starts another set of high-intensity exercises. She's tiny, blonde, and has the body I want to have. I am...
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E-cigarette nicotine may impede airway mucus clearance

8 days ago   |   Healio

Exposure to nicotine in vapor from electronic cigarettes appears to contribute to mucociliary dysfunction that is often seen with respiratory diseases such as COPD and asthma...
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Novel lung map reveals new cells responsible for asthma

8 days ago   |   News Medical   |   4 articles

Researchers working on the Human Cell Atlas initiative have produced a detailed map of the human lungs that could lead to new treatments for asthma.
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