Articles by Asthma
Hundreds Of Smokers Hospitalised Every Year With Serious Lung Diseases: Study
January 20 2015 3:00 AM
A study found that about 12,480 smokers were hospitalised with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in the New South Wales Central Coast.
Asthma And Genes Not Strongly Connected
January 20 2015 1:54 AM
There does not seem to be a strong link between genes and asthma, a new study indicates.
Common Cold Grows In Chilly Weather, Study Finds
January 13 2015 12:57 PM
Chilly weather numbs the body's ability to fight the common cold. The virus that causes common cold replicates better at cooler temperatures because at cooler temperatures the human antiviral immune system is not as responsive as at higher temperatures.
Regeneron and Sanofi’s Alirocumab Successful In Controling Bad Cholesterol
January 13 2015 12:47 PM
Sanofi and Regenron have found that their Alirocumab treatment is successful in controlling bad cholesterol levels in patients.
Cold Viruses Thrive Better in Cold Noses
January 07 2015 11:53 PM
A new research explains how low body temperature weakens the body’s innate immunity against the common cold.
New Treatment For Arthritis Called 'Magical'
December 31 2014 1:08 AM
An experimental programme conducted by the Academic Medical Centre in Amsterdam has come up with a new treatment procedure for people with arthritis.
Experts Evaluate Use of Allergy And Asthma Devices
December 22 2014 3:43 PM
Asthma and chronic allergic reactions are lifelong diseases that require constant and costly medications. It is important that patients are taught how to take their treatment for optimum use.
Ebola Virus Airborne Mutation Nightmare Could Happen: Transmission, Environmental Factors And Asthma
October 03 2014 1:40 PM
Ebola virus is now feared by the United Nations to go airborne which will significantly increase infectivity rate. Although the virus is not yet airborne, the longer it stays to infect people leads to higher chances of mutation.
Rare Enterovirus D68 Now Present in 3 Canada Provinces
September 25 2014 10:36 AM
At least three provinces in Canada now have patients inflicted with the rare enterovirus D68. These are in Alberta, British Columbia and Ontario.
10 Foolproof Ways To Cook And Enjoy fish
September 24 2014 4:55 PM
There’s nothing intimidating about these foolproof fish recipes.
Novak Djokovic Stars In A New Commercial For Gerble Sans Gluten et Sans Souci
September 18 2014 3:23 PM
Novak Djokovic had suffered health problems before he eliminated gluten from his diet, so it was easy for him to promote a company that specialises in gluten-free products. He recently started filming for his new commercial for French company Gerble Sans Gluten.
Health Virus Alert: Canadians Urged to Watch Out Against Rare Enterovirus D68; 3 Cases Confirmed in B.C., 18 in Alberta
September 18 2014 10:27 AM
Rare enterovirus D-68 (EV-D68) has reportedly entered Canadian shores.
Outdoor Safety: Keeping Kids Safe in Spring
September 11 2014 10:58 AM
There’s a lot to look out for when it comes to your child’s health and safety. Don’t let these worries ruin your family’s fun. Keep these away by observing these outdoor safety guidelines.
What You Need to Know About the Enterovirus D68
September 10 2014 4:19 PM
A quick-spreading virus is sending hundreds of children to hospitals in the United States. What is this virus and who is at-risk of being infected?
Infants Who Sleep on Animal Fur Are Less Prone to Asthma and Allergy, Reveals Study
September 08 2014 3:55 PM
Sleeping on animal skin or animal fur, especially in the first three months of a baby’s life, reduces the risk of developing asthma and allergies, reveals a study.
Caution To All US Parents: A Respiratory Virus Attacked More Than 900 Children In US And Expects To Outbreak More Parts Of The Country.
September 08 2014 12:42 PM
The officials from the Children's Hospital, Colorado in Denver said that they have treated more than 900 children patients with the sign of the respiratory virus between August 18 and September 4.
Flu vs. Cold Symptoms: What's the Difference?
September 04 2014 12:38 PM
Do you know if you have a cold or the flu? Knowing the difference can help you avoid serious illnesses that can result from these common viral infections.
Air Pollution Shortens Lifespans, Kills 1,600 Australians Every Year
August 04 2014 4:39 PM
Air pollution is killing almost 1,600 Australians in the country's major capital cities every year. According to a new report, Australians living in Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, southeast Queensland, including longtime residents in Gold Coast, Ipswich and Brisbane will have a shorter lifespan because of continuous exposure to air pollution.
Obesity During Pregnancy Raises Asthama Risk in Kids
July 24 2014 1:24 PM
A study printed in the journal Pediatrics found that children whose mothers were obese during their pregnancy are at an increased risk of developing asthma than children who have normal weight mothers. The children of mothers who were overweight are at 20 to 30 percent higher odds of asthma.
Asthma Inhalers Can Stunt Child Growth
July 18 2014 1:22 PM
Research showed that in the first year of children using steroids for asthma, they showed growth slower to than to their peers.