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Health News - Asthma/Respiratory

Extreme heat and precipitation linked to more severe asthma requiring hospitalization
University of Maryland School of Public Health study shows that hospitalization risk increased 23 percent during summer months, with kids at even greater risk. (Medical News Today)

Fungal spores could 'hijack' human immune cells to spread infection
Scientists have announced a major breakthrough in their understanding of how the fungus Aspergillus terreus - the cause of serious illness in humans - can move around the body, rather than remaining... (Medical News Today)

Dexamethasone for asthma in the ER: Better compliance, nearly equal effectiveness
Adults with asthma who were treated with one-dose dexamethasone in the emergency department had only slightly higher relapse than patients who were treated with a 5-day course of prednisone. (Medical News Today)

COPD: Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. announces positive results from two Phase 3 clinical studies evaluating SUN-101/eFlow
Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. (Sunovion) has announced positive results from the Phase 3 clinical trial program for SUN-101 (glycopyrrolate), a nebulized long-acting muscarinic antagonist (LAMA)... (Medical News Today)

Young patients with asthma need more investment in technology and health literacy
Asthma is the most common chronic disease in childhood. Today, 30 million European children and adults below the age of 45 years old have asthma and 15,000 die each year from asthma attacks. (Medical News Today)

Yoga may improve symptoms, quality of life for people with asthma
A new Cochrane Review finds that asthma patients may experience an improvement in symptoms and life quality with yoga, though researchers call for further evidence of its benefits. (Medical News Today)

Laundry detergent pods an increasing health hazard for children
Researchers reveal that the number of calls to poison centers in the United States for child exposure to laundry detergent pods increased by 17 percent in 2013-2014. (Medical News Today)

New figures reveal twice as many people in the UK are living with incurable lung disease idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF)
New figures released today by the British Lung Foundation (BLF) show that approximately 32,500 people are living with the lung condition idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) in the UK. (Medical News Today)

Expect an extra week of unhealthy ozone days in the future
If emissions are not checked, the US will face more days of dangerous ozone levels in future, with some regions experiencing up to 9 extra days a year. (Medical News Today)

Launch of 5 simple steps NHS hospitals can take to reduce future asthma deaths and readmissions
A national care check list (or 'care bundle') is launched today for NHS hospitals discharging asthma patients who have recently received treatment for an acute asthma attack. (Medical News Today)

TB patients could be saved months of debilitating and costly treatment, thanks to new research
It is possible to predict how well tuberculosis (TB) responds to drug treatment, according to a new study at Brighton and Sussex Medical School. (Medical News Today)

In child heart patients, a novel approach improves symptoms of hazardous lymph blockage
Pediatric researchers have devised an innovative, safe and minimally invasive procedure that helps relieve rare but potentially life-threatening airway blockages occurring in children who had... (Medical News Today)

How immunity to RSV develops in childhood but deteriorates in adults
The leading infectious cause of severe respiratory disease in infants, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), is also a major cause of respiratory illness in the elderly. (Medical News Today)

Protein protects against lung injury
A new study uncovers a transcriptional pathway that is critical for recovery from acute lung injury, opening the door to developing therapies targeting this pathway. (Medical News Today)

Discovery could lead to better asthma treatment
Scientists have made a discovery that could lead to improved treatment for asthma sufferers. (Medical News Today)

Study establishes lung health response to cement dust exposure
Long-term exposure to cement dust at levels that are comparable to the present occupational exposure limits could cause a decline in lung volumes, according to a new study. (Medical News Today)

A single enzyme with the power of three could offer shortcut to therapeutic target
Researchers identified a single enzyme doing the work of a trio thought necessary to control a common cellular signaling process being pursued as a therapeutic target. (Medical News Today)

Scientists propose treatment for severe lung diseases
Acute lung injury triggered by infectious diseases, newborn congenital lung disorders. (Medical News Today)

A breath of fresh air: Drexel scientists reveal how the brain generates respiratory rhythm
Bringing a steady supply of fresh air to the lungs can seem like a simple task, but breathing is a careful orchestration of brain and body. (Medical News Today)

Is your home harming you? New research highlights deadly effects of indoor pollution
New research in the journal Science of the Total Environment has highlighted the dangerous effects of indoor pollution on human health, and has called for policies to ensure closer monitoring of... (Medical News Today)

Researchers find possible treatment for suppressed immunity from spine injuries
Scientists report in Nature Neuroscience they have identified an underlying cause of dangerous immune suppression in people with high level spinal cord injuries and they propose a possible... (Medical News Today)

Asthma: study may explain why some patients do not respond to treatment
Some asthma patients do not respond to current medications for the disease. Now, a new study claims to have identified a biological pathway that may explain why. (Medical News Today)

Greenness around homes linked to lower mortality
Women live longer in areas with more green vegetation, according to new research funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes of... (Medical News Today)

Allergen immunotherapy found to pose no risk of infection
A team of Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) investigators has found no evidence of infections related to administration of allergy immunotherapy, the common practice of injecting minimal... (Medical News Today)

Immunotherapy with live bacterium improves response rate in malignant pleural mesothelioma
Immunotherapy with a live bacterium combined with chemotherapy demonstrated more than 90% disease control and 59% response rate in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM), according to... (Medical News Today)

Climate Change May Mean More Smoggy Days to Come: Study
Title: Climate Change May Mean More Smoggy Days to Come: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 4/21/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/22/2016 (Medicine Net)

Best Exercises for Asthma: Yoga, Swimming, Biking, and Walking
Title: Best Exercises for Asthma: Yoga, Swimming, Biking, and Walking
Category: Doctor's & Expert's views on Symptoms
Created: 8/29/2013 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/18/2016 (Medicine Net)

Underweight or Obese Women Who Drink and Smoke May Have Higher Asthma Risk
Title: Underweight or Obese Women Who Drink and Smoke May Have Higher Asthma Risk
Category: Health News
Created: 4/9/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/11/2016 (Medicine Net)

albuterol (Accuneb, [Ventolin and Proventil have been discontinued])
Title: albuterol (Accuneb, [Ventolin and Proventil have been discontinued])
Category: Medications
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 4/7/2016 (Medicine Net)

ephedrine (oral)
Title: ephedrine (oral)
Category: Medications
Created: 3/2/2005 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/31/2016 (Medicine Net)

Cinqair Approved for Severe Asthma
Title: Cinqair Approved for Severe Asthma
Category: Health News
Created: 3/23/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/24/2016 (Medicine Net)

Obesity Linked to Higher Asthma Risk in Women
Title: Obesity Linked to Higher Asthma Risk in Women
Category: Health News
Created: 3/16/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/16/2016 (Medicine Net)

Health Tip: Warding Off the Flu When You Have Asthma
Title: Health Tip: Warding Off the Flu When You Have Asthma
Category: Health News
Created: 3/10/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/10/2016 (Medicine Net)

Title: Asthma
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/8/2016 (Medicine Net)

beclomethasone dipropionate inhaler (Vanceril)
Title: beclomethasone dipropionate inhaler (Vanceril)
Category: Medications
Created: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/4/2016 (Medicine Net)

Asthma May Raise Risk for Abdominal Aneurysm
Title: Asthma May Raise Risk for Abdominal Aneurysm
Category: Health News
Created: 2/11/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 2/12/2016 (Medicine Net)

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