Asthma patient should perform the correct procedure or correct sequence while using an asthma inhaler. The inhaled asthma medicine should reach the airways to work properly, many people do inhaler mistakes. Below discussed are few mistakes, we generally make, let us examine the details. Here are 10 common mistakes made when using a metered-dose inhaler […]
Scientists have examined the current information available from many different sources on diagnosing and managing mild to moderate asthma in adults and summarized them. They determined that essential, effective treatment must involve...Show More Summary
Even kids who were prescribed an epinephrine auto injector didn't receive the life-saving medication when they needed it, new research has found.
Corticosteroids, the main treatment for asthma, may worsen the disease in this group of patients, new findings suggest. This will have important clinical implications, say the researchers.
It is a known fact that microbes on farms protect children from asthma and allergies. But even non-microbial molecules can have a protective effect. Immunologists have shown that a sialic acid found in farm animals is effective against inflammation of lung tissue. This study opens up a wide variety of perspectives for the prevention of allergies.
High maternal sugar intake during pregnancy may increase the risk of allergy and allergic asthma in the offspring, according to an early study involving almost 9,000 mother-child pairs.
Experts tried to reduce missed doses of daily medications, improve asthma control and tamp down on school children's asthma attacks by outsourcing morning delivery of inhaled corticosteroids to the school nurse.
Researchers studied the link between food allergy and childhood anxiety and depression among a sample of predominantly low socioeconomic status minority children and found that children with a food allergy had a significantly higher prevalence of childhood anxiety. Show More Summary
A new therapy developed through stem cell technology holds promise as a treatment for chronic asthma.
Many physicians who treat patients with 'penicillin allergy' listed in their charts may not fully understand important facts about penicillin allergy, a new study shows.
Asthma is a condition that affects the airways, causing them to tighten and go into spasm, making breathing difficult. Asthma attacks can be triggered by allergies, stress, exercise, colds, and changes in temperature. As asthma sufferer can have several different types of medication to help them manage their condition. Below discussed are 4 first aid […]
Bronchitis is an inflammation that can happen in the tubes of bronchial which is located between the lungs and nose. Bacteria, Virus or colds can cause bronchitis; symptoms of this bronchitis include chest pain, coughing with mucus, fatigue, nasal congestion, muscle aches, difficulty breathing and fever. Here are few home remedies, which can help you […]
Asthma can come on swiftly and strongly. Some asthma attacks are so severe they can result in hospitalization or death. Many asthma patients get confused with the foods and diet choices, having a healthy, balanced diet and including certain powerful anti-asthmatic foods can help you to manage your health condition. Here below mentioned are top […]
Essential oils can help to open up airways, reduce the inflammation that causes asthma attacks, and more. The best thing is there are multiple essential oils that effectively treat asthma. Below discussed are few best choices out there. Lavender oil Lavender oil helps to fight against airway inflammation and reduces the problems with breathing, Lavender […]
In news that may bring hope to asthma sufferers, scientists discover a mechanism that provides a possible new target for allergy treatments. By observing the allergic response in mice with asthma, scientists at the Francis Crick Institute found that white blood cells that normally reduce the symptoms of asthma convert into cells that make allergies worse.
A single treatment giving life-long protection from severe allergies such as asthma could be made possible by recent immunology research.
Cold air can literally take the breath away for a person who suffers from asthma. The lungs of asthma patients have become hypersensitive and inflamed causing the muscles around the bronchial tubes to constrict making the simple task of breathing more difficult. Plan ahead and talk to your doctor provide about treatment plans that help […]
Viral acute respiratory infections (ARIs) may lead to oxidative stress in some infants, and play a major role in the development of recurrent wheezing in early childhood, according to a new study. Oxidative stress is an imbalance between...Show More Summary
Patients suffering from severe lung disease could see their lives transformed thanks to a 'game-changing' clinical trial. The HOT-HMV trial (Home Oxygen Therapy-Home Mechanical Ventilation), which involved giving selected patients a breathing machine to be used in their home in addition to oxygen therapy, was found to reduce readmissions to hospital following an acute infection.
Scientists have created a graphene-based sensor that could lead to earlier detection of looming asthma attacks and improve the management of asthma and other respiratory diseases, preventing hospitalizations and deaths.