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Health News - Asthma/Respiratory

Giving TB vaccine intravenously boosts efficacy
New research in macaques finds that changing the delivery method of an existing tuberculosis vaccine can drastically improve its efficacy. (Medical News Today)

COPD: What is it?
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a long-term, progressive lung condition. Here, learn about causes, treatments, stages, and more. (Medical News Today)

What are the symptoms of throat cancer?
Throat cancer is a rare form of cancer. This article outlines the symptoms and signs of throat cancer, as well as its causes and process for diagnosis. (Medical News Today)

How does air pollution affect our health?
Air pollution surrounds people every day, both indoors and outdoors. Read about some common air pollutants and how they can affect a person’s health here. (Medical News Today)

Wet coughs: What to know
A wet cough produces fluid or phlegm. In this article, learn about the various causes of a wet cough, as well as the treatment options available. (Medical News Today)

Does smoking cause depression?
Can smoking lead to depression? A new study examines the link between smoking tobacco and the incidence of depression among students. (Medical News Today)

Is it bronchitis or pneumonia?
Bronchitis and pneumonia are two illnesses that people often confuse because they have many overlapping symptoms. Learn more about the differences here and when to see a doctor. (Medical News Today)

11 supplements for COPD
Although there is no cure for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), several supplements may help ease the symptoms. Learn about supplements for COPD here. (Medical News Today)

What causes chest pain on the left side?
Left-sided chest pain can be concerning. Learn how to tell the difference between a heart attack and other potential causes and symptoms. (Medical News Today)

What are the early signs of lung cancer?
Some people experience subtle symptoms of lung cancer during the early stages of the disease. Read on to learn more, including when to see a doctor. (Medical News Today)

Vaping: Is it bad for you?
Many people use vapes because they believe them to be safer than smoking and are an effective tool to quit smoking. But is it safe? Learn more about it here. (Medical News Today)

E-cigarettes: How high is the risk of chronic lung disease?
A large new study confirms the link between the use of electronic cigarettes and a significantly increased risk of chronic lung disease. (Medical News Today)

How playing in a brass band could give your health a boost
A new study, using survey responses, suggests that playing in a brass band may help improve respiratory health and psychological well-being. (Medical News Today)

9 tips for sleeping with a stuffy nose
Having a stuffy nose can make falling and staying asleep difficult. In this article, learn about some home remedies for getting relief from a stuffy nose and sleeping well. (Medical News Today)

Signs and symptoms of bronchitis
Bronchitis causes inflammation of the airways within the lungs. Find out about the symptoms of bronchitis, how it develops, and the treatment options available. (Medical News Today)

What are the benefits of NAC?
N-acetylcysteine (NAC) is an over-the-counter supplement that may help relieve or improve various medical issues. Here, learn more about the uses and risks. (Medical News Today)

What to know about newborn respiratory rates
A newborn’s respiratory rate may vary, but it should fall within a healthy range. Here, learn about this range and what to do if the rate is faster or slower. (Medical News Today)

When should I use a humidifier vs. a vaporizer?
Humidifiers and vaporizers are two options for adding moisture to the air. This article provides guidance about which one to choose for different uses and why. (Medical News Today)

Types of coughs: What do they mean?
There are many different types of coughs, and it can be hard to know what each one means. Learn more about the different types, their causes, and how to get better. (Medical News Today)

6 home remedies for obstructive sleep apnea
Sleep apnea is a common condition. Without treatment, it can lead to more serious health issues. Here, learn about the causes of sleep apnea and six home remedies for it. (Medical News Today)

Flu in toddlers: Everything you need to know
Toddlers can catch the flu, just like other people, and it can be hard to know when to seek help. Learn more about flu signs and symptoms in toddlers and treatments available. (Medical News Today)

How long does bronchitis take to go away?
Bronchitis is an inflammatory condition affecting the lungs. Here we look at the differences between acute and chronic bronchitis, how long each type may last, and when to see a doctor for treatment. (Medical News Today)

What to know about a tracheostomy
A tracheostomy is a surgical procedure that can help a person breathe. Here, find out when the procedure is necessary, what it involves, and its associated risks. (Medical News Today)

What can cause abdominal bloating and shortness of breath?
Abdominal bloating and shortness of breath can sometimes occur together. In this article, learn more about the link between these two symptoms. (Medical News Today)

What to know about acidosis
Acidosis refers to high levels of acid in the body. If the body becomes too acidic or too alkaline, this can cause serious health problems. Learn more here. (Medical News Today)

More Studies Link Vaping to Asthma, COPD
Title: More Studies Link Vaping to Asthma, COPD
Category: Health News
Created: 1/14/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/14/2020 (Medicine Net)

Wildfires Send Kids to ERs for Breathing Problems
Title: Wildfires Send Kids to ERs for Breathing Problems
Category: Health News
Created: 1/8/2020 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 1/9/2020 (Medicine Net)

Kids' 'Microbiome' May Play Key Role in Asthma
Title: Kids' 'Microbiome' May Play Key Role in Asthma
Category: Health News
Created: 12/24/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/24/2019 (Medicine Net)

Cleaner Air Quickly Brings Big Health Benefits, Study Finds
Title: Cleaner Air Quickly Brings Big Health Benefits, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 12/6/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 12/6/2019 (Medicine Net)

zafirlukast (Accolate)
Title: zafirlukast (Accolate)
Category: Medications
Created: 4/19/1999 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/21/2019 (Medicine Net)

Feather Bedding Caused Man's Serious Respiratory Condition
Title: Feather Bedding Caused Man's Serious Respiratory Condition
Category: Health News
Created: 11/19/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/19/2019 (Medicine Net)

omalizumab (Xolair)
Title: omalizumab (Xolair)
Category: Medications
Created: 5/27/2004 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 11/15/2019 (Medicine Net)

'Green Inhalers' Could Reduce Carbon Footprint: Study
Title: 'Green Inhalers' Could Reduce Carbon Footprint: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 10/30/2019 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/31/2019 (Medicine Net)

Bronchodilators (Drug Class)
Title: Bronchodilators (Drug Class)
Category: Medications
Created: 12/15/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/28/2019 (Medicine Net)

Claritin (loratadine) vs. Zyrtec (cetirizine)
Title: Claritin (loratadine) vs. Zyrtec (cetirizine)
Category: Medications
Created: 3/22/2017 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/28/2019 (Medicine Net)

Asthma: Over the Counter Treatment
Title: Asthma: Over the Counter Treatment
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 9/21/1999 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 10/23/2019 (Medicine Net)

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