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Atopic eczema: One size does not fit all

Five distinct subgroups of eczema have been identified by researchers, a finding that helps explain how the condition can affect people at different stages of their lives.

Allergy amplifier implicated in asthma also intensifies food allergy

Almost 8 percent of children under three years old and four percent of adults suffer food allergies, which trigger not only discomfiting symptoms like dermatitis and diarrhea but can cause deadly anaphylactic shock. Allergic responses...Show More Summary

New treatments help those with mild, moderate and severe eczema

Although many adults with eczema develop the disease in childhood and carry it through life, a large number are first diagnosed in adulthood. There are new treatments available to ease the symptoms.

Almost half of food allergies in adults appear in adulthood

A new study shows that almost half of all food-allergic adults surveyed reported one or more adult-onset food allergies.

What pediatricians tell parents about early peanut introduction to prevent allergy

Guidelines to help parents introduce peanut-containing products to infants to prevent peanut allergies aren't being discussed by pediatricians.

Dogs may protect against childhood eczema and asthma

Two new studies show there may be even more reason to love your dog as they may provide a protective effect against eczema and asthma.

New asthma biomarkers identified from lung bacteria

New research suggests that the lung microbiome plays a significant role in asthma severity and response to treatment.

Top 6 Tips to Relieve Dust Allergies

Many people are habituated in taking allergy medication to resolve seasonal allergies, but rather than going with the medication you can go on the natural and healthy way to avoid symptoms without spending much time, money, and stress on the medication each time.  There are few thousands of people who have this problem; this is […]

How to Allergy-proof your Home

Allergies can be very harmful when you are suffering from asthma; it will cause you extra pain and infection. So, it is very important to stay away from allergies and allergy-proof your home by following the below simple tips. To determine whether it is asthma or allergies is very difficult because allergies are sneaky; they […]

Amazing 8 Herbs which Treat Asthma Naturally

Asthma is a breathing ailment it can be from acute to chronic, both adults and children are can affect with this problem. This can be controlled by changes in your lifestyle and few other things including breathing techniques, diet, and medicine and including few medicinal herbs. Herbs are the best way to prevent and treat […]

6 DIY Home Remedies for a Dry Cough

In other terms a cough is also known as pertussis, this can occur when in a phased manner. A cough is a type of a sudden reflux many human and even animals can have this.   Dry coughs are known as productive coughs caused when mucus is produced. These types of dry coughs are seen when […]

How to Manage Acute Asthma

Acute asthma can increase chest tightness, shortness of breath, cough, wheezing or any combination of these symptoms. It is the exacerbation of asthma that does not respond to conventional therapy is known as status asthmatics. Management of an Acute Attack of Asthma The following steps may be useful in planning the treatment protocol for a […]

Treating asthma or COPD with steroid inhaler increases the risk of hard-to-treat infections

Older people who use steroid inhalers for asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are more likely to suffer particular bacterial infections, according to a large study.

Exposure to pet and pest allergens during infancy linked to reduced asthma risk

Children exposed to high indoor levels of pet or pest allergens during infancy have a lower risk of developing asthma by 7 years of age, new research reveals. The findings may provide clues for the design of strategies to prevent asthma from developing.

New lung cell type discovered

A new lung cell type that is implicated in the body's innate immune defense against the bacteria Streptococcus pneumoniae -- one of the leading causes of pneumonia worldwide -- has been discovered by researchers.

Hormone replacement therapy can slow decline in lung function for middle-aged women

Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) can slow the decline in lung function in middle-aged women, according to new research.

Asthma drug from the garden center

The coralberry could offer new hope for asthmatics: researchers have extracted a new kind of active pharmaceutical ingredient from its leaves to combat this widespread respiratory disease. In mice, it almost completely inhibits the characteristic contraction of the airways. The plant itself is not exotic: it can be found in any well-stocked garden center.

5 Breathing Exercises for COPD

The term COPD refers as Common Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. This is mainly a breathing disorder which can lead to bronchitis and emphysema. Progressively worsening airflow obstruction. It is often present in 6th decades of life or later in patients. Show More Summary

E-cig refills contain irritants, and people who smoke and use e-cigs suffer more symptoms

Two new studies highlight the risks associated with using e-cigarettes, especially for those who also smoke conventional cigarettes.

Cellular tango: Immune and nerve cells work together to fight gut infections

Nerve cells in the gut play a crucial role in the body's ability to marshal an immune response to infection, according to a new study.

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