Asthma

E-cigarette use increases risk for developing major respiratory diseases

13 hours ago   |   Healio   |   3 articles

In a new study, e-cigarette use was associated with increased risk for developing major respiratory diseases, including asthma, bronchitis and COPD, independent of cigarette...
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EILO vs Exercise-Induced Asthma: What's the Difference?

23 hours ago   |   UPMC

When doing high-intensity exercise, have you ever experienced shortness of breath, chest tightness, or wheezing? It may feel scary at the time, as though you can't breathe. Two...
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Could the Pill Reduce Asthma Attacks?

Could the Pill Reduce Asthma Attacks?

1 day ago   |   Web MD

Women with asthma may suffer fewer severe symptom attacks if they are on birth control pills, a large new study suggests.
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Studies show racial, ethnic disparities in allergy care

5 days ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Researchers discussed racial and ethnic disparities in various aspects of allergy at this year's virtual meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. In...
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Bed dust microorganisms may boost children's health, study suggests

5 days ago   |   ScienceDaily   |   2 articles

Researchers have found a link between microorganisms living in the dust of children's beds and the children's own bacteria. The correlation suggests that microorganisms may...
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Leveraging the Electronic Medical Record to Increase Distribution of Low Literacy Asthma Education in the Emergency Department

6 days ago   |   Academic Pediatrics

Though low literacy asthma education is effective at reducing emergency department use, few interventions are administered in the ED. The aim was to increase the number of...
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‘Commonly found' allergens exist in some face masks

6 days ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

Patients with skin allergies who wear certain types of face masks may experience adverse events, according to a presenter at this year's virtual American College of Allergy...
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Decreases in pediatric asthma linked to reduced antibiotics, changes in gut bacteria

6 days ago   |   Healio   |   2 articles

The incidence of asthma in children declined 26% from 2000 to 2014 in British Columbia, Canada, and researchers have linked the decrease to reductions in early antibiotic...
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Permanent night shift workers at heightened risk of moderate to severe asthma

7 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

Shift workers, especially those working permanent night shift rotas, may be at heightened risk of moderate to severe asthma, suggests new research.
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Tezepelumab significantly reduced exacerbations in severe asthma: NAVIGATOR trial

7 days ago   |   Healio

AstraZeneca announced positive results from the NAVIGATOR phase 3 trial of tezepelumab, demonstrating a statistically significant and clinically meaningful reduction in...
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Study: Patients still have immunity to coronavirus 6 months after testing...

Study: Patients still have immunity to coronavirus 6 months after testing positive

A study by British researchers found that patients may still have some form of immunity to COVID-19 long after the antibodies specific to the Wuhan coronavirus have fallen... Read more ...

Psychologically Flexible People Have Better Family and Romantic Relationships

Psychologically Flexible People Have Better Family and Romantic Relationships

Being emotionally flexible may be one of the most essential factors for longevity and overall health of your romantic and familial relationships. Read more ...

CDC proposes concentration camps in America, plans to invade homes and...

CDC proposes concentration camps in America, plans to invade homes and separate families

Summary of CDC proposal by JW Williams A CDC document titled Interim Operational Considerations for Implementing the Shielding Approach to Prevent COVID-19 Infections in... Read more ...

Covid-19 RCT: Honey and black cumin seed help speed up recovery in Covid-19...

Covid-19 RCT: Honey and black cumin seed help speed up recovery in Covid-19 patients

A randomised-controlled trial that is awaiting peer review suggests that Covid-19 patients who received a combination of honey and Nigella sativa recovered more quickly than... Read more ...

Coronavirus is 'burning much brighter in one part of Wales'

Coronavirus is 'burning much brighter in one part of Wales'

Wales Health Minister Vaughan Gething blamed the higher rate there on young adults Read more ...

Buy Buy Baby's Epic Black Friday Sale Means It's Time To Stock Up On All The...

Buy Buy Baby's Epic Black Friday Sale Means It's Time To Stock Up On All The Essentials

Buy Buy Baby's Black Friday sale 2020 is one you don't want to miss. If you're a parent, you're aware that babies need things and things happen to be expensive. Maybe you're in... Read more ...

Coming Soon: Track the Vax

Coming Soon: Track the Vax

Transcript: In the race to return to normal, is a COVID-19 vaccine going to be the answer? A possible answer, but one that comes with so many questions. As vaccine trials move... Read more ...

Study Reassures on MS Patients' Breast, Colorectal Cancer Risk

Study Reassures on MS Patients' Breast, Colorectal Cancer Risk

Incidence of breast and colorectal cancers was similar between people with and without multiple sclerosis , but MS patients had a higher incidence of other cancers, including... Read more ...

AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine will "never be licensed in the US," says analyst

AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine will "never be licensed in the US," says analyst

Because its trial designs do not meet even the basic minimum criteria set forth by the Food and Drug Administration for new vaccines, AstraZeneca's adenovirus-vector vaccine... Read more ...

Britain's daily Covid cases drop again week-on-week to 18,213

Britain's daily Covid cases drop again week-on-week to 18,213

Department of Health statistics show UK infections have dropped 7 per cent week-on-week, with 19,609 positive tests confirmed last Wednesday as the outbreak continues to tail off. Read more ...