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Sun, 17 Dec 2017 06:18:40 GMT
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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 11:34:18 GMT

Toledo Blade

TPS, Mercy partner to help students with asthma
Toledo Blade
Davion, a second-grade student at Keyser Elementary School, is among the first young students to get training on how to recognize and manage his asthma symptoms as part of a new program through Mercy Health Toledo and Toledo Public Schools. The ...

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 16:00:40 GMT


Prenatal, Early Sugary Drink Exposure Ups Asthma Risk in Kids
Children of mothers who drink large amounts of sugary beverages during pregnancy and those with high dietary intake of fructose in early childhood may be at increased risk of developing asthma in midchildhood, according to the findings of a study ...

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:23:43 GMT

Baltimore Sun

Don't blame hospitals for US asthma woes
Baltimore Sun
Heather Festa, 37, of Norwich, is impacted by the Anthem/Hartford Healthcare dispute. She and her son, Michael, 5, are in and out of Backus Hospital for her immune deficiency and his chronic asthma, including extended stays in the last month. She says ...

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 15:54:42 GMT

Daily Mail

Coarse particulate matter may increase asthma risk
Science Daily
In "Long-term Coarse PM Exposure Is Associated with Asthma Among Children in Medicaid," researchers report that coarse particulate matter, the kind of air pollution created by physical processes such as tire and break wear, agricultural tilling, salt ...
Exposure to larger air particles linked to increased risk of asthma in childrenEurekAlert (press release)
Young children who grow up exposed to air pollution are more likely to develop asthma due to their undeveloped lungs ...Daily Mail

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Sun, 17 Dec 2017 01:43:51 GMT

PEOPLE'S PHARMACY: Asthma inhaler leaves reader hoarse
Tuscaloosa News
Q. I used Advair to treat my asthma for several years. Bit by bit, I started getting hoarse. It got so bad that people constantly were asking me to repeat myself, and no one could understand me over the phone. I stopped using Advair, and the hoarseness ...

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 19:02:17 GMT

Environmental Working Group

Avoiding Common Household Asthma Triggers
Environmental Working Group
According to the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in ten school-age children in the U.S. has asthma. Symptoms include a tight feeling in the chest, shortness of breath, coughing and wheezing. During an asthma attack, the smooth ...

Tue, 28 Nov 2017 21:02:53 GMT


Testosterone May Help Protect Men From Asthma
Women are more likely to have asthma than men, and though sex hormones have been suspected as one reason why, just how they might be affecting asthma risk has been something of a mystery. Testosterone may help protect men against asthma, according to a ...
Testosterone may be one reason why men don't get asthma as much as womenScience News
Why do more women have asthma than men? Blame hormonesScience Daily
Testosterone could explain why asthma is more common in women than menThe Guardian

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Wed, 13 Dec 2017 12:26:14 GMT


Froome found to have double the legal limit of asthma drug
ABC News
FILE - In this Saturday, July 22, 2017 file photo, Britain's Chris Froome, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey, crosses the finish line during the twentieth stage of the Tour de France cycling race, an individual time trial over 22.5 kilometers ...
Issues in UCI investigation into Froome's use of asthma drugUSA TODAY
Tour de France winner Froome fails drugs test for asthma medicationFRANCE 24
Froome's asthma piles pressure on beleaguered SkyVeloNews
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Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:58:26 GMT

Nursing Times

Breathing exercises help asthma patients with quality of life
Science Daily
Both the DVD and face to face physiotherapy programmes improved patients' asthma-related quality of life scores (over 12 months) compared with those receiving usual care, with improvements that are comparable to those achieved by increasing medication ...
Study Finds Breathing Retraining Associated With Quality of Life Improvement for Patients With Managed Markets Network

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Fri, 08 Dec 2017 17:35:47 GMT

New York Times

Sugary Diet During Pregnancy May Increase Asthma Risk in Children
New York Times
Women who consume lots of sugar during pregnancy may increase the risk for asthma in their children, researchers report. Previous studies have suggested that poor diet and obesity are linked to the current increases in childhood asthma. This new study ...
Consuming sugary drinks during pregnancy may increase asthma risk in mid-childhoodScience Daily
Sugary diet in pregnancy increases risk of childhood asthma – ScientistsNew Telegraph Newspaper

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