Asthma in America Carries $82 Billion Price Tag
That figure includes medical expenses and costs associated with work and school absences and deaths.
Women who have asthma during their pregnancies are more likely to experience postpartum depression after delivery, a large Canadian study suggests.Reuters Health Information
Condition: Asthma Interventions: Other: Education Program; Behavioral: Behavioral intervention Sponsors: University of Sao Paulo General Hospital; University of Sao Paulo; Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo Enrolling by invitation
Conditions: Asthma; Asthma Attack; Asthma, Allergic Intervention: Device: VitalFlo spirometer Sponsors: VitalFlo Inc.; University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Recruiting
Conditions: Asthma; Croup Interventions: Drug: Dexamethasone IV for PO; Drug: Dexamethasone crushed tablets Sponsor: Vanderbilt University Medical Center Not yet recruiting
Condition: Asthma Interventions: Biological: Tezepelumab; Other: Placebo Sponsors: AstraZeneca; Amgen Enrolling by invitation
Condition: Asthma Interventions: Drug: Ginger Extract; Drug: Placebo Sponsors: Emily DiMango, MD; National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) Not yet recruiting
Events in early life contribute to subsequent risk of asthma; however, the causes and trajectories of childhood wheeze are heterogeneous and do not always result in asthma. Similarly, not all atopic individuals develop wheeze, and vice versa. The reasons for these differences are unclear. Using unsupervised model-based cluster analysis, we identified latent clusters within a prospective birth cohort with deep immunological and respiratory phenotyping. We characterised each cluster in terms of immunological profile and disease risk, and replicated our results in external cohorts from the UK and USA. We discovered three dist...
Pediatrics International, EarlyView.
(Natural News) At this point, there is no longer any doubt that the pesticides used on a massive scale in conventional farming are harmful to humans, animals and the environment. Exposure to pesticides has been linked to Parkinson’s disease, cancer, reproductive issues, diabetes, autism, asthma and Alzheimer’s disease in humans. Millions of birds and fish...