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Health News - Asthma/Respiratory

Blood pressure drug may boost effectiveness of lung cancer treatment
A blood pressure drug may make a type of lung cancer treatment more effective, suggests a new study. (Medical News Today)

Rapid adaptation of Aspergillus fungus presents doctors with a dilemma
The fungus Aspergillus fumigatus is capable of rapid genetic adaptation in both natural environments and in humans according to a study published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases by Radboud... (Medical News Today)

Respiratory Acidosis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
Respiratory acidosis develops when air exhaled out of the lungs does not adequately exchange the carbon dioxide formed in the body for the inhaled oxygen. (Medical News Today)

Growing up on a farm linked to lower allergy risk and stronger lungs in adulthood
...than either rural or urban childhoods, shows 14 country study.Living on a farm in early childhood is linked to a lower risk of allergies as an adult, and stronger lungs in women, than growing... (Medical News Today)

Standard pertussis vaccine effective for a few years but immunity wanes substantially over time
The current vaccine for pertussis, or whooping cough, is highly effective at protecting people from the disease during the first three years after vaccination, but immunity wanes significantly over... (Medical News Today)

Newly discovered immune cell type protects against lung infections during chemotherapy
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital investigators have identified a new form of an immune cell that protected mice from life-threatening lung infections under conditions that mimic cancer... (Medical News Today)

Study suggests antibodies may offer protection against tuberculosis
Antibodies are one of the body's first lines of defense against infection, but their role in tuberculosis (TB) has gone largely unstudied. (Medical News Today)

Artificial enzymes used in wide range of household products are "potent allergens"
But no commercially available diagnostic tests to monitor this potential new health risk. (Medical News Today)

Asthma diagnosis from saliva test looks promising
Metabolic profiling of saliva using mass spectrometry has potential as a test for presence and severity of asthma, new study suggests. (Medical News Today)

Female hormone found to fight flu damage
A fascinating and potentially wide-reaching interaction between influenza, progesterone, and lung repair is unearthed in a landmark study. (Medical News Today)

Multi-drug-resistant TB cure rates higher than expected
Cure rates for multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) in Europe have been estimated to be twice as high as previously thought, according to a research team at Queen Mary University of London... (Medical News Today)

Children exposed to potentially toxic chemicals daily in household dust
Toxic chemicals that are associated with cancer and developmental and reproductive health problems have been found widespread in household dust. (Medical News Today)

Protect kids from toxic secondhand smoke, experts urge
Parents and policy advocates should take a "zero tolerance" approach to exposing children to secondhand cigarette smoke, which can be responsible for lifelong cardiovascular consequences in... (Medical News Today)

Clues in microbiome of infants point to future allergies and asthma
Composition of the gut microbiome of infants has been found to match the likelihood, or not, of developing asthma and allergies later in life. (Medical News Today)

Thinking About Septoplasty? What You Need to Know
A septoplasty is a type of surgery performed to treat a nasal blockage. Learn about why they are carried out, what happens, and the alternatives. (Medical News Today)

Vitamin D supplements may lower risk of severe asthma attacks
A new Cochrane Review suggests vitamin D supplementation - alongside standard treatment - could reduce the likelihood of severe asthma attacks. (Medical News Today)

New research method questions traditional efficacy trial model
Traditional efficacy trials have limited relevance to everyday clinical practice and should be changed, according the authors of a new study into chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)... (Medical News Today)

Benralizumab injections reduce exacerbations in severe, uncontrolled asthma, according to 2 trials
A year's course of benralizumab injections has led to a significant decrease in the frequency of asthma exacerbations - cutting the rate of exacerbations by a third to a half compared with placebo... (Medical News Today)

Asthma flare-ups reduced by antibody injection
Two trials have found that giving benralizumab injections over the course of a year may reduce the frequency of asthma exacerbations in severe asthma. (Medical News Today)

Study validates Tgen-developed test for health care-acquired infections
A new study by the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) details the design and validation of a low-cost, rapid and highly accurate screening tool - known as KlebSeq - for potentially... (Medical News Today)

Breast-feeding may reduce asthma symptoms for at-risk infants
Children with a genetic susceptibility for asthma development may be at lower risk of respiratory symptoms if they are breast-fed, researchers find. (Medical News Today)

Circulating immune cells as biomarkers for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
Researchers at Helmholtz Zentrum München, a partner in the German Center for Lung Research (DZL), have discovered that the number of myeloid-derived suppressor cells (MDSC) is increased in the... (Medical News Today)

Decision-making tool may help doctors cut unnecessary antibiotic prescribing for children with coughs and respiratory tract infections
Respiratory tract infections (RTI) with cough are the most common reason children are prescribed antibiotics by their doctors, but up to a third of prescriptions may be unnecessary. (Medical News Today)

Allergic response to house dust mites is age-dependent
In adults with a house dust mite allergy, a cascade of inflammatory signals on the surface of the airways leads to airway remodeling. This process cannot be influenced by standard cortisone therapy. (Medical News Today)

How sitting in traffic jams can harm your health
Levels of air pollution are high in traffic jams and at traffic-light controlled intersections. Closing the windows and turning off the fan can help. (Medical News Today)

Asthma Medications
Title: Asthma Medications
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 2/4/2009 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/22/2016 (Medicine Net)

Churg-Strauss Syndrome
Title: Churg-Strauss Syndrome
Category: Diseases and Conditions
Created: 12/7/1998 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/15/2016 (Medicine Net)

Oximetry
Title: Oximetry
Category: Procedures and Tests
Created: 10/13/1998 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/14/2016 (Medicine Net)

New Biologic Drug Tackles Hard-to-Control Asthma
Title: New Biologic Drug Tackles Hard-to-Control Asthma
Category: Health News
Created: 9/7/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/7/2016 (Medicine Net)

Combo Drug for Childhood Asthma Appears Safe in Study
Title: Combo Drug for Childhood Asthma Appears Safe in Study
Category: Health News
Created: 8/31/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 9/1/2016 (Medicine Net)

Early Virus Raises Asthma Risk in Certain Kids: Study
Title: Early Virus Raises Asthma Risk in Certain Kids: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 8/26/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/26/2016 (Medicine Net)

Cheap Face Masks Little Help Against Air Pollutants
Title: Cheap Face Masks Little Help Against Air Pollutants
Category: Health News
Created: 8/24/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/25/2016 (Medicine Net)

Adult-Onset Asthma Might Raise Heart Risks
Title: Adult-Onset Asthma Might Raise Heart Risks
Category: Health News
Created: 8/24/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/25/2016 (Medicine Net)

Kids With Mild Asthma Can Take Acetaminophen: Study
Title: Kids With Mild Asthma Can Take Acetaminophen: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 8/17/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/18/2016 (Medicine Net)

Tougher U.S. Air Standards Would Be Lifesavers: Study
Title: Tougher U.S. Air Standards Would Be Lifesavers: Study
Category: Health News
Created: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/11/2016 (Medicine Net)

Amish Lifestyle Brings Unexpected Benefit: Less Asthma
Title: Amish Lifestyle Brings Unexpected Benefit: Less Asthma
Category: Health News
Created: 8/3/2016 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 8/4/2016 (Medicine Net)

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