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Asthma

Asthmafrom the Greek Άσθμα (ásthma)[cn], meaning gasp, is a common chronicinflammatory disease of the airways characterized by variable and recurring symptoms, reversible airflow obstruction, and bronchospasm. Symptoms include wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath. Read More

Headlines Around the Web

US court ruling a blow for AstraZeneca

Apr 03, 2013 - Independent

AstraZeneca loses US drug patent judgment

Apr 02, 2013 - Financial Times

Small caps: Drug OK lifts SkyePharma

Jul 07, 2012 - Financial Times

GlaxoSmithKline: taking its medicine

Jan 10, 2012 - Financial Times

Jerome 'The Bus' Bettis rolls in

Dec 15, 2011 - Politico

Consort Medical receives boost from inhalers

Dec 02, 2011 - Financial Times

NPPA raises prices of six drugs

Dec 25, 2010 - Business Standard

Happy and healthy Diwali

Nov 07, 2010 - Business Standard

Sparsha to launch product for asthma shortly

Oct 11, 2010 - Business Standard

Articles About Asthma

Buddha's hand: Fruit for Good Luck, Happiness and Long Life

By Women Fitness

Buddha's hand is a fragrant citron variety whose fruit is segmented into finger-like sections. The origin of Buddha's hand plant is traced back to Northeastern India or China. The Buddha's hand fruit has a thick peel and only a small ... (Apr 02)

MORE TOPICS: CHINA, JAPAN, INDIA

Nutritional Support for Dermatitis and Eczema

By Women Fitness

Dermatitis and eczema are common skin conditions that cause flaking, redness and irritation, especially on the hands, neck and face. They tend to occur on areas of the skin where there are oil producing sebaceous glands and/or hair follicles. (Apr 02)

MORE TOPICS: COPPER

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Passive Smoking Damages Children's Arteries Permanently, Poses Serious Heart Risks at Adulthood: Study

By IBTimes IN

Continuous exposure to passive smoking at childhood can increase the risk of heart attacks or strokes later in life, a new study says. (Mar 05)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, CANCER

Newborn babies are pictured at a hospital in Hefei, Anhui province in this August 8, 2008 file photo. REUTERS/Stringer/Files
London Study: Babies Born Via C-Section More Likely To Be 'Obese' As Adults

By IBTimes AU

Babies who were born via C-section were found to have an increased risk to become overweight or obese in their adult lives. (Feb 28)

MORE TOPICS: LONDON, CHINA

Common Infections may Increase the Risk of Memory Decline: Study
Maternal Cold in Pregnancy might Make Children Prone to Asthma, Allergy

By IBTimes IN

Mother suffering from common cold during pregnancy can increase the risk of allergy and asthma in children, a new study says. (Feb 04)

MORE TOPICS: ALLERGY

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Preterm Babies More likely to Get Asthma, Wheezing

By IBTimes IN

Being born preterm can make babies more vulnerable to childhood asthma and wheezing disorders, a new study says. (Jan 30)

MORE TOPICS: INDIA, ALLERGY

Top 10 Steps to Exercise Safely after Breast Cancer Surgery

By Women Fitness

The Cancer Society recommends exercise after breast cancer surgery, no matter what type of surgery you had, as well as exercise after radiation therapy. The benefits of weightlifting for survivors was studied in the Physical Activity & Lymphedema (... (Jan 21)

MORE TOPICS: INFECTION, BREAST CANCER, CANCER

Yoga to Help Teenage Girls Develop a Healthier Body

By Women Fitness

Regular practice of yoga, promotes the mind-body connection and is potentially successful way for girls to develop a positive body image. This connection not only improves body image but also promotes better posture and alleviates stress. (Jan 21)

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Beauty Products in India Packed with Toxic Chemicals [VIDEO]

By IBTimes IN

Most of the beauty products available in India contain toxic heavy metals that can cause deadly diseases including cancer, according to a new report. (Jan 16)

MORE TOPICS: FACEBOOK, INDIA, CANCER

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Infertility Treatments Linked to Poor Birth Outcomes

By IBTimes IN

Conceiving with the help of infertility treatments can double the risk of adverse birth outcomes including stillbirth, low birth weight, preterm birth and neonatal death, a new study says. (Jan 09)

MORE TOPICS: AUSTRALIA, BREAST CANCER, CANCER