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Babies born by C-section ‘at increased asthma risk’

London, June 30 (ANI): Babies born by ceasarean section are more susceptible to developing diseases including asthma and diabetes, according to a new research. And scientists hold stress experienced by children during the operation responsible for making genetic changes that ... Read More »

Being obese doesn’t worsen asthma

Washington, June 4 (ANI): Obesity does not worsen asthma in patients with mild and moderate forms of the disease, but it reduces the response to medications, suggests a study conducted by National Jewish Health researchers. E. Rand Sutherland, an associate ... Read More »

Common drugs may lead to cognitive impairment in older adults

Washington, June 2 (ANI): Drugs commonly prescribed for allergies, hypertension, asthma, and cardiovascular might lead to cognitive impairment in older adults, say researchers. Drugs, such as diphenhydramine, which have an anticholinergic effect, are important medical therapies available by prescription and ... Read More »

New drug-free treatment for patients with severe asthma

Washington, May 19 (ANI): A new drug-free treatment has been found to benefit patients with severe, uncontrolled asthma, say researchers. Asthmatx Inc has developed a device called Alair Bronchial Thermoplasty System, which has led to significant improvements in quality of ... Read More »

Why eczema often leads to asthma

Washington, May 19 (ANI): Many young children who get a severe skin rash develop asthma later. Now, researchers from Washington University have shed light on what leads to progression from eczema, or atopic dermatitis, to breathing problems. The doctors call ... Read More »

Coaching can reduce hospitalizations of asthmatic kids

Washington, May 06 (ANI): A new study has shown that working with an asthma coach helps to significantly reduce hospitalizations of low-income, African-American children with asthma. For the study, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and ... Read More »

Why seasonal allergies increase in spring

Washington, May 1 (ANI): Spring season is often accompanied by allergies and increased problems for asthmatic people. Now, American scientists have identified a previously unknown cellular switch that turns allergies and asthma both on and off. The study also suggested ... Read More »

Combo inhaler may simplify asthma treatment

Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): People with chronic asthma have been offered a new hope in the form of an inhaler that contains two medicines. Asthma sufferers use maintenance or preventive medication regularly to control their symptoms and improve lung function. ... Read More »