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Big City Life May Not Be a Key Asthma Risk: U.S. Study
Source: Medscape Allergy & Clinical Immunology Headlines [2015.01.21]
The simple fact of growing up in a big city may not be a major factor in whether a child develops asthma, according to a new study that contradicts decades of public health assumptions about the so-called inner city asthma epidemic.
Reuters Health Information

Identification of new cellular pathway triggering allergic asthma response
Source: Allergy News From Medical News Today [2015.01.21]
Researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, with collaborators in Korea and Scotland, have identified a novel signaling pathway critical to the immune response of cells...

Urban living may not be to blame for asthma epidemic
Source: Respiratory / Asthma News From Medical News Today [2015.01.21]
A new study suggests that demographic factors such as race, ethnicity and income are more significant risk factors for asthma than physical surroundings.

Inner-City Asthma Risk Overrated?
Source: MedPage Today Allergy & Immunology [2015.01.21]
(MedPage Today) -- Socioeconomics and race bigger factors than urban surroundings, study says.

'Missing heritability' in asthma not explained by rare mutations
Source: Respiratory / Asthma News From Medical News Today [2015.01.20]
Despite a strong suspected link between genetics and asthma, commonly found genetic mutations account for only a small part of the risk for developing the disease - a problem known as missing...

Diagnosis and treatment of severe asthma are inadequate
Source: Respiratory / Asthma News From Medical News Today [2015.01.16]
Asthma is a common disease. It has increased significantly over the last hundred years and now affects between 1 in 10 and 1 in 20 people in Europe.

Doctors find psychological input can help reduce symptoms of severe asthma
Source: Respiratory / Asthma News From Medical News Today [2015.01.14]
Doctors in Southampton have found input from a psychologist can significantly reduce symptoms and hospital admissions among patients with severe asthma. Around 10% of the 5.

Asthma Tied to Higher Risk of Sleep Apnea
Source: MedicineNet Sleep Apnea Specialty [2015.01.14]
Title: Asthma Tied to Higher Risk of Sleep Apnea
Category: Health News
Created: 1/13/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/14/2015 12:00:00 AM

Asthma Society of Canada disappointed with Air Canada's refusal to accommodate passengers with a severe allergic disability
Source: Allergy News From Medical News Today [2015.01.09]
The Asthma Society of Canada expressed both disappointment and concern today with the Federal Court of Appeal's decision to set aside a ruling from the Canadian Transportation Agency requiring...

Nearly Half of Older Adults With Asthma, COPD Still Smoke: CDC
Source: MedicineNet Lung Cancer Specialty [2015.01.07]
Title: Nearly Half of Older Adults With Asthma, COPD Still Smoke: CDC
Category: Health News
Created: 1/7/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/7/2015 12:00:00 AM

Widespread incorrect use of epinephrine auto-injectors and asthma inhalers
Source: Allergy News From Medical News Today [2014.12.27]
Millions of Americans with severe allergies and asthma are prescribed medical devices to help relieve symptoms and sometimes, to treat potentially fatal allergic reactions.

Asthma
Source: MedicineNet Allergy Specialty [2014.12.12]
Title: Asthma
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/12/2014 12:00:00 AM

Exercise Preventing Asthma?
Source: MedicineNet albuterol Specialty [2014.12.09]
Title: Exercise Preventing Asthma?
Category: Doctor's Views
Created: 3/29/2001 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/9/2014 12:00:00 AM

Scientists aiming to neutralize the asthma trigger
Source: Allergy News From Medical News Today [2014.12.07]
Current asthma treatments can alleviate wheezing, coughing and other symptoms felt by millions of Americans every year, but they don't get to the root cause of the condition.

Link between antibiotics and childhood asthma called into question
Source: MRSA / Drug Resistance News From Medical News Today [2014.12.02]
Though previous studies have suggested a link between antibiotic use and childhood asthma, a new study in the BMJ dismisses this link by using sibling control analyses.

Coaching parents over the phone improves children's asthma treatment
Source: Compliance News From Medical News Today [2014.11.18]
Managing childhood asthma is difficult. Rather than giving daily medications - even when children feel well - many parents treat asthma only when symptoms become severe.

More asthma symptoms caused by mouse infestations than cockroach exposure
Source: Allergy News From Medical News Today [2014.11.11]
Past research has been inconsistent in determining the relative effects of mouse droppings vs. cockroach exposure on asthma in children.

Older adults with obstructive airway disease have overlapping characteristics of asthma and COPD
Source: Allergy News From Medical News Today [2014.11.11]
Coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath are symptoms asthma sufferers are used to. They are also the symptoms of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

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

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...

Asthma Medications
Source: MedicineNet bitolterol mesylate 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

Asthma Complexities
Source: MedicineNet Steroid Withdrawal 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 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

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

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.

Team finds mechanism of toxin's inflammatory effect on lungs
Source: Respiratory / Asthma News From Medical News Today [2015.01.04]
A study released Dec. 23 describes a never-before-seen mechanism by which a bacterial toxin leads to severe inflammation in asthma and other acute and chronic pulmonary diseases.

New tool helps make sense of previous genetic data on multiple sclerosis, type 1 diabetes, other diseases
Source: Multiple Sclerosis News From Medical News Today [2014.10.31]
Scores of autoimmune diseases afflicting one in 12 Americans - ranging from type 1 diabetes, to multiple sclerosis (MS), to rheumatoid arthritis, to asthma - mysteriously cause the immune system to...

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