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Wed, 21 Feb 2018 15:05:35 GMT
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Popular Science

Athletes with asthma tend to do better at the Winter Olympics ...
Popular Science
From cross-country skiing to speed skating, the Winter Olympics is full of breathless feats of endurance. And for a large number of Olympic athletes, the breathlessness isn't just over who will win the next medal—it's from asthma. But if you think the ...

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Wed, 21 Feb 2018 08:19:00 GMT


Genetic predisposition for obesity increases risk of asthma
What comes first? Do asthma sufferers put on weight because they are less active, or do they develop asthma because they are overweight, move around less and develop lung problems? Geneticists have now entered the debate, and it looks as though people ...

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Wed, 21 Feb 2018 08:42:02 GMT

MicroRNA could help treat cancer and asthma
Science Daily
The same pathway plays an important role in human bronchial epithelial cells, which are critical in the development of asthma, according to the study. MiR-223 suppresses the pathway, which means supplementing it to epithelial cells could help control ...

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 14:09:06 GMT

Intestinal worms can influence allergy and asthma risk in humans
Medical Xpress
Extensive research shows that globally, over the last few decades, the prevalence of asthma and allergies has increased significantly. The reasons for this are not yet fully understood but researchers believe it is linked to our increasingly sterlised ...

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 12:09:52 GMT

MD Magazine

Asthma Attacks, Hospitalizations Falling Among Children
MD Magazine
CDC, asthma, children, pediatric The rate of asthma attacks is ticking down among children with the chronic lung disease, but new data from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows half of kids with asthma still suffer at least 1 ...

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 12:07:22 GMT

Pharmacy Times

Breath-Actuated Aerosol for Asthma Maintenance Launches
Pharmacy Times
Teva Pharmaceuticals has announced the launch of the first and only breath-actuated inhaled corticosteroid in the United States designed to help eliminate the need for hand-breath coordination, according to the company press release. Beclomethasone ...

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 09:00:19 GMT

New medicine for house dust mite allergic rhinitis and allergic asthma now available in France
GlobeNewswire (press release)
Copenhagen, 2018-02-21 10:00 CET (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Allergy immunotherapy company ALK today announced that its sublingual allergy immunotherapy (SLIT) tablet ACARIZAX® is now available on prescription in France for adults who suffer from house dust ...

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Wed, 21 Feb 2018 11:04:07 GMT

Drug Target Review

Immune signature predicts asthma susceptibility
Drug Target Review
Consistent with the 'hygiene hypothesis', which holds that increased microbial exposure in the first years of life is protective for asthma, the team's findings also indicate that the presence of house dust components that stimulate the innate immune ...

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 00:01:00 GMT


Asthma Linked To Infertility In Women Who Only Take Short-Term Medication
Asthma has been linked to infertility in women who only take short-term medication. Women with asthma may take longer to conceive if they only use short-acting relievers to help control their symptoms. More than 5,000 women expecting their first child ...
Women using short-acting asthma treatments take longer to get pregnant, study findsThe Independent
Asthma: Women who use inhalers take longer to become pregant
Asthma 'blue' inhalers linked to infertility - new study - The
The Sun
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Mon, 19 Feb 2018 22:50:57 GMT

Chicago Tribune

Morton Grove girl with asthma climbs hundreds of stairs to raise money for charity
Chicago Tribune
Stephanie Wilson said she was drawn to the American Lung Association because of the organization's asthma education and community outreach, as well as online resources she believes will help Lauren feel more comfortable with her asthma as she grows up ...