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Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:14:37 GMT

BayStateBanner

Asthma: A fight for breath
BayStateBanner
Asthma is known by its telltale wheezing or whistling sound, but it's the coughing, chest tightness and shortness of breath that often cause concern. In asthma the airways are inflamed and clogged with mucus. The muscles surrounding the airways ...

 
 
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 20:13:54 GMT

Pharmacy Times

How to Improve Outcomes for Asthma Patients
Pharmacy Times
About 8% of the US population has an asthma diagnosis, with the prevalence of those affected increasing consistently since the 1980s.1 Asthma-related symptoms increase absenteeism and cut into productivity at both schools and workplaces and costs the ...

 
 
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 15:44:28 GMT

HIV-Positive Children Over Diagnosed with Asthma
Specialty Pharmacy Times (blog)
“In our study, when we used clinical criteria, we found a higher occurrence of asthma in the HIV-infected group than in the HIV-exposed uninfected group. However, the HIV-infected patients were less likely than the control group to show reversal of ...

 
 
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 14:36:00 GMT

Medical Xpress

Exercising with asthma or allergies - Medical Xpress
Medical Xpress
(HealthDay)—Allergies and asthma can make exercise more challenging. But if your condition is well managed and you take a few precautions, you should be ...
Asthma UK gym advice: Do THESE eight things to make exercising ...Express.co.uk

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:12:15 GMT

Medical News Today

Could a protein from intestinal worms lead to a cure for asthma?
Medical News Today
"We have known for some years that infections with parasitic worms appear to protect people against asthma," explains co-senior study author Dr. Henry McSorley, of the Medical Research Council Centre for Inflammation Research at the University of ...
Asthma UK claim 'parasitic WORMS could cure asthma' - is it time to ditch the inhaler?Express.co.uk
Molecule from worms may inspire new asthma therapies: studyXinhua
Parasitic worms offer hope of a cure for asthma sufferers - STVSTV News

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Fri, 20 Oct 2017 09:43:12 GMT

Digital Journal

New digital service for predicting asthma conditions
Digital Journal
As a result of the information collected and through the application of data science, the Air platform can predict asthma risks based on an assessment of the environment. This can aid people with chronic respiratory disorders to improve their health ...

 
 
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:00:22 GMT

Lung Disease News

Asthma Flare-ups Drop with Vitamin D Supplementation, Study Finds
Lung Disease News
Read about a study reporting that vitamin D supplements reduce asthma flare-ups, regardless of patients' age, starting vitamin D levels and other factors.
Vitamin D supplements linked to lower risk of asthma attacksARY NEWS

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Fri, 20 Oct 2017 16:02:00 GMT

Barron's

Too-high expectations for Dupixent in asthma reason for Regeneron downgrade - Barclays; shares down 2%
Seeking Alpha
Barclays says its downgrade of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN -1.5%) to Underweight with a $395 (9% downside risk) price target was based on more modest expectations for Dupixent (dupilumab) in asthma than Street forecasts. It cites its recent ...
Another Regeneron Bear Is BornBarron's

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 20:07:51 GMT

Healthline

Can Vitamin D Reduce Asthma Attack Risk?
Healthline
“Vitamin D can boost immune responses to viruses that trigger asthma attacks, while simultaneously dampening down harmful inflammatory responses,” Adrian Martineau, PhD, a clinical professor of respiratory infection and immunity at Queen Mary ...
Vitamin D supplements linked to lower risk of asthma attacksWHTC

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Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:00:40 GMT

Health Essentials from Cleveland Clinic (blog)

Why Asthma Can Hit You Harder as an Adult
Health Essentials from Cleveland Clinic (blog)
“People think about asthma starting in childhood,” says pulmonologist Rachel Taliercio, DO. “Developing asthma later on is more common than you think. However, we are not as good at recognizing it in older adults.” The resulting delays in diagnosis and ...