Asthma

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  • Green neighbourhood may help in reducing asthma risk

    Green neighbourhood may help in reducing asthma risk

    People living in urban areas are less likely to develop breathing problems, when there are lots of trees in their neighbourhood.

    November 18, 2017
  • Is peanut butter good for you?

    Is peanut butter good for you?

    Peanut butter is utterly delicious and contains high amount of healthy fats, vitamins, minerals and protein.

    October 9, 2017
  • Hope for asthma patients?

    Hope for asthma patients?

    Asthmatics can look forward to more effective treatment as researchers find new solution.

    September 15, 2017
  • Astronauts in Mars habitats may face fungal infection risk

    Astronauts in Mars habitats may face fungal infection risk

    Astronauts onboard the closed habitats exploring Mars and other planets in the future may face the risk of asthma, allergies and skin infections from hitchhiking fungi, a NASA study has found. Human presence in closed habitats is associated with changes......

    July 11, 2017
  • High sugar intake in pregnancy linked to asthma risk in kids

    High sugar intake in pregnancy linked to asthma risk in kids

    Women who consume excessive sugar in their diet during their pregnancy may increase the risk of allergy and allergic asthma in their children, a study has claimed. The findings by researchers from the Queen Mary University of London (QMUL), revealed......

    July 6, 2017
  • Childhood asthma may up heart failure risk in adulthood

    Childhood asthma may up heart failure risk in adulthood

    Children with asthma are at greater risk suffering from heart failure later in life, a study warns. Scientists found that young adults with a history of asthma are at a greater risk of thickening of the left ventricle, which can......

    June 27, 2017
  • New gene therapy may 'turn off' asthma

    New gene therapy may 'turn off' asthma

    Researchers have developed a new gene therapy that may help to 'turn-off' the immune response which causes allergic reaction such as asthma, or potentially lethal food allergies, researchers have found. "When someone has an allergy or asthma flare-up, the symptoms......

    June 5, 2017
  • Soon, wearable device to monitor and manage asthma

    Soon, wearable device to monitor and manage asthma

    In a major step towards a Fitbit-like wearable device to monitor and manage asthma, researchers have created a graphene-based sensor that can detect inflammation in lungs. The researchers believe that the sensor could lead to earlier detection of looming asthma......

    May 22, 2017
  • Fight asthma with a positive mind

    Fight asthma with a positive mind

    <p>Although it may sound impossible, it may be difficult but not impossible to fight asthma.</p>

    February 26, 2017
  • Asthma drugs may prevent a deadly form of pneumonia

    Asthma drugs may prevent a deadly form of pneumonia

    Two drugs that are used to treat asthma and allergies may offer a way to prevent a form of pneumonia that can kill up to 40 per cent of people who contract it, researchers have found. Influenza pneumonia results when......

    February 23, 2017
  • Asthma drugs may prevent a deadly form of pneumonia

    Asthma drugs may prevent a deadly form of pneumonia

    Two drugs that are used to treat asthma and allergies may offer a way to prevent a form of pneumonia that can kill up to 40 per cent of people who contract it, researchers have found. Influenza pneumonia results when......

    February 23, 2017
  • Insomniacs at risk of asthma

    Insomniacs at risk of asthma

    Do you chronically spend sleepless nights, have poor sleep quality or face difficulties initiating or maintaining sleep? Beware, you may be more than thrice at risk of developing asthma in adulthood, researchers have warned. Asthma affects approximately 300 million people......

    February 2, 2017
  • Asthmatic kids at higher obesity risk

    Asthmatic kids at higher obesity risk

    Children with asthma are over 50 per cent more likely to become obese within ten years of being diagnosed, warns a new study which suggests that using inhalers during the attack may prevent this effect. Researchers at University of Southern California (USC)......

    January 20, 2017