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EC's CHMP Recommends Combo Inhalers for COPD, Asthma
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines [2014.09.26]
The committee has endorsed the combination of aclidinium bromide/formoterol fumarate for COPD, and a budesonide/formoterol combination for COPD and asthma.
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Job loss worries may increase first-time asthma risk
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2014.09.24]
A new study of 7,000 German workers during the recent economic crisis finds that fears about job loss may boost new-onset asthma risk.

Airway muscle-on-a-chip 'simulates asthma in humans'
Source: Respiratory / Asthma News From Medical News Today [2014.09.24]
Researchers have created what they describe as an 'airway muscular chip' - a model that mimics muscle contraction in the human airway, offering a tool to test new drugs for asthma.

Asthma Pictures Slideshow: An Inflammatory Disorder of the Airways
Source: MedicineNet Asthma Specialty [2014.09.24]
Title: Asthma Pictures Slideshow: An Inflammatory Disorder of the Airways
Category: Slideshows
Created: 11/12/2009 5:02:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 9/24/2014 12:00:00 AM

Job loss fears may boost first-time asthma risk
Source: Respiratory / Asthma News From Medical News Today [2014.09.23]
Job loss fears may boost the risk of developing asthma for the first time, indicates research published online in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health.

Job Worries Can Raise Asthma Risk, Study Says
Source: MedicineNet Depression Specialty [2014.09.23]
Title: Job Worries Can Raise Asthma Risk, Study Says
Category: Health News
Created: 9/23/2014 9:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/23/2014 12:00:00 AM

Access to social resources could improve outcomes for disadvantaged children with asthma
Source: Anxiety / Stress News From Medical News Today [2014.09.18]
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), approximately 6 percent of children younger than five have been diagnosed with asthma, the fastest-growing and most common chronic...

Prenatal phthalate exposure linked to increased risk of childhood asthma
Source: Respiratory / Asthma News From Medical News Today [2014.09.17]
A new study has linked prenatal exposure to two commonly used phthalates - BBzP and DnBP - to a significantly increased risk of childhood asthma.

Few Students With Asthma, Allergies Have School Emergency Plan
Source: MedicineNet Allergy Specialty [2014.09.15]
Title: Few Students With Asthma, Allergies Have School Emergency Plan
Category: Health News
Created: 9/12/2014 2:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 9/15/2014 12:00:00 AM

Every child with asthma, food allergies should have a school emergency plan
Source: Allergy News From Medical News Today [2014.09.11]
Only one in four students with asthma and half of children with food allergies have emergency health management plans in place at school, leaving schools inadequately prepared to manage daily needs...

Smoking Before Fatherhood May Raise Asthma Risk in Kids: Study
Source: MedicineNet Smoking and Quitting Smoking Specialty [2014.09.09]
Title: Smoking Before Fatherhood May Raise Asthma Risk in Kids: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 9/8/2014 12:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 9/9/2014 12:00:00 AM

Asthma risk reduced in babies sleeping on animal fur
Source: Allergy News From Medical News Today [2014.09.08]
A new study has found that sleeping on animal fur for the first 3 months of life could reduce the risk of babies developing asthma later in childhood.

Increased asthma risk for babies whose father smokes before conception
Source: Smoking / Quit Smoking News From Medical News Today [2014.09.08]
The first study to assess how fathers' pre-conception smoking habits can affect offspring finds a link between increased asthma risk in babies and the father's smoking history.

Biologic Eases Subset of Severe Asthma (CME/CE)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy & Immunology [2014.09.08]
(MedPage Today) -- For severe eosinophilic asthma, the novel monoclonal antibody mepolizumab cut exacerbations whether given as an injection or infusion and reduced steroid use in patients dependent on them, two trials showed.

Putting Baby to Sleep on Animal Fur May Lower Asthma Risk: Study
Source: MedicineNet Asthma Complexities Specialty [2014.09.08]
Title: Putting Baby to Sleep on Animal Fur May Lower Asthma Risk: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 9/7/2014 7:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 9/8/2014 12:00:00 AM

Asthma Drug May Help Those With Chronic Hives
Source: MedicineNet Hives Specialty [2014.07.22]
Title: Asthma Drug May Help Those With Chronic Hives
Category: Health News
Created: 7/21/2014 2:36:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 7/22/2014 12:00:00 AM

Progress in allergic asthma research after ingestion of fruits
Source: Allergy News From Medical News Today [2014.07.16]
Researchers at the UPM suggest that the interaction between two proteins can be the responsible for the allergic asthma episodes after eating an infected fruit.

Inhaler reminders dramatically improve asthma controller adherence
Source: Compliance News From Medical News Today [2014.05.23]
Reminders prompting asthma patients to take their control inhalers if they miss a dose significantly improve medication adherence, according to a primary-care based study conducted by a research team...

Study Probes Link Between Early Antibiotic Use, Asthma
Source: MedicineNet Asthma Complexities Specialty [2014.05.15]
Title: Study Probes Link Between Early Antibiotic Use, Asthma
Category: Health News
Created: 5/15/2014 9:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/15/2014 12:00:00 AM

Asthma Medications
Source: MedicineNet Asthma Complexities Specialty [2014.04.23]
Title: Asthma Medications
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 2/4/2009 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/23/2014 12:00:00 AM

Common Asthma Meds May Raise Sleep Apnea Risk, Study Says
Source: MedicineNet Asthma: Over The Counter Treatment Specialty [2014.02.28]
Title: Common Asthma Meds May Raise Sleep Apnea Risk, Study Says
Category: Health News
Created: 2/28/2014 9:35:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/28/2014 12:00:00 AM

Asthma
Source: MedicineNet Allergy Treatment Begins At Home Specialty [2014.02.19]
Title: Asthma
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/19/2014 5:03:40 PM

Asthma Complexities
Source: MedicineNet Asthma: Over The Counter Treatment Specialty [2014.01.24]
Title: Asthma Complexities
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 4/10/2001 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/24/2014 12:00:00 AM

Asthma: Over the Counter Treatment
Source: MedicineNet albuterol and ipratropium inhaler Specialty [2014.01.05]
Title: Asthma: Over the Counter Treatment
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 9/21/1999 2:19:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 1/5/2014 12:00:00 AM

Asthma Pictures Slideshow: The Anatomy of an Asthma Attack
Source: MedicineNet Asthma Specialty [2013.11.08]
Title: Asthma Pictures Slideshow: The Anatomy of an Asthma Attack
Category: Slideshows
Created: 3/16/2012 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/8/2013 12:00:00 AM

Asthma in Children
Source: MedicineNet bitolterol mesylate Specialty [2013.09.26]
Title: Asthma in Children
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 1/31/2005 6:38:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/26/2013 12:00:00 AM

Combo Inhaler May Give Better Relief for Some With Asthma
Source: MedicineNet salmeterol Specialty [2013.03.05]
Title: Combo Inhaler May Give Better Relief for Some With Asthma
Category: Health News
Created: 3/4/2013 12:35:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 3/5/2013 12:00:00 AM

Device Stops Asthmatic Kids' Inhaler Woes
Source: MedPage Today Product Alert [2012.09.25]
An investigational device could let kids with asthma take their daily controller medications while they sleep, avoiding difficulties many children have with inhalers and nebulizers.

Asthma Pictures Slideshow: 10 Worst Cities for Asthma
Source: MedicineNet Asthma Specialty [2012.05.09]
Title: Asthma Pictures Slideshow: 10 Worst Cities for Asthma
Category: Slideshows
Created: 5/9/2012 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 5/9/2012 12:00:00 AM

Asthma Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Source: MedicineNet albuterol and ipratropium inhaler Specialty [2011.08.12]
Title: Asthma Quiz: Test Your Medical IQ
Category: MedicineNet Quiz
Created: 6/3/2011 4:21:00 PM
Last Editorial Review: 8/12/2011 6:44:56 PM

Xolair® improves rate of severe asthma exacerbations
Source: Doctors Lounge - Chest Diseases
Xolair reduced the rate of hospital emergency visits by 44% in patients with inadequately controlled asthma.

GERD likely to follow newly diagnosed asthma
Source: Doctors Lounge - Chest Diseases
Patients with asthma were most likely to receive a subsequent diagnosis of GERD within the first year of their diagnosis of asthma.

Make the Diagnosis: Itchy patch
Source: MedPage Today Dermatology [2014.09.22]
(MedPage Today) -- A mother brings her 10 year old daughter in who complains of intense itching in areas of thick dry skin. She explains that the affected areas usually include her daughters neck and the behind her knee (shown in picture), although it seems that the lesions do come and go depending on the time of year. On physical exam, you find red, scaly patches of skin on the childs neck and popliteal fossa, as well as a few scabs where the child has been scratching. You also learn that the child has a past medical history significant for asthma.

Combination therapy for COPD associated with better outcomes
Source: Respiratory / Asthma News From Medical News Today [2014.09.16]
Among older adults with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), particularly those with asthma, newly prescribed long-acting beta-agonists (LABAs) and inhaled corticosteroid combination...

Savings from healthier air can make up for some or all of the cost of carbon-reduction policies
Source: Water - Air Quality / Agriculture News From Medical News Today [2014.08.26]
Lower rates of asthma and other health problems are frequently cited as benefits of policies aimed at cutting carbon emissions from sources like power plants and vehicles, because these policies also...

Statins greatly alter inflammatory response to common cold
Source: Statins News From Medical News Today [2014.06.04]
Cold season may be just behind us, but a new discovery may shed light on how this common condition triggers asthma attacks.

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