Medical News Today: What to know about intrinsic and extrinsic asthma

Intrinsic (nonallergic) and extrinsic (allergic) asthma are subtypes of asthma that have similar symptoms but different triggers. Learn more about their differences, causes, and treatments here.
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Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
Publication date: Available online 22 July 2019Source: Pulmonary Pharmacology &TherapeuticsAuthor(s): Corrado Pelaia, Maria Teresa Busceti, Alessandro Vatrella, Giuseppe Francesco Rago, Claudia Crimi, Rosa Terracciano, Girolamo PelaiaAbstractBenralizumab is a humanized monoclonal antibody which binds to the α subunit of the interleukin-5 (IL-5) receptor and to the FcγRIIIa receptor expressed by natural killer cells, thus suppressing the pro-eosinophil actions of IL-5 and triggering eosinophil apoptosis via the very effective mechanism of antibody-dependent cell-mediated cytotoxicity (ADCC). Because of its r...
Source: Pulmonary Pharmacology and Therapeutics - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: research
ConclusionLDS alleviated eosinophilic inflammation by inhibiting Th2 cell differentiation, and DSE was more effective in attenuating allergic lung inflammation than LAE.Graphical abstract
Source: Journal of Ethnopharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
TUESDAY, July 23, 2019 -- Statistical models demonstrate how targeting certain air pollutants could reduce the incidence of childhood asthma, according to a study published online July 22 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Erika...
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
By MATTHEW HOLT I’ve been driven steadily nuts by a series of recent articles that are sort of describing what’s happening in health tech or (because the term won’t die) digital health, so I thought it was time for the definitive explanation. Yeah, yeah, humility ain’t my strong suit. It won’t have escaped your attention that, after five years during which Castlight Health more or less single-handedly killed the IPO market for new health tech companies, suddenly in the middle of July 2019 we have three digital health companies going public. While Livongo, (FD-a THCB sponsor) Phreesia a...
Source: The Health Care Blog - Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Tags: Health Technology Matthew Holt Digital health investing Health Catalyst IPO Livongo Phreesia venture capital Source Type: blogs
Conclusions: Adolescents diagnosed with asthma were more physically active than their non-asthmatic peers.RESUMO Objetivo: Avaliar o n ível de atividade física (AF) em asmáticos, comparando com não asmáticos, em estudo populacional. Métodos: Estudo transversal com adolescentes de 13 a 14 anos que participaram do estudo International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC). Os indivíduos foram classificados em tr ês grupos: indivíduos com asma ativa, indivíduos com diagnóstico de asma e assintomáticos respiratórios. Para ava...
Source: Revista Paulista de Pediatria - Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research
Source: International Journal of COPD - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Clinical Pharmacology: Advances and Applications Source Type: research
We describe the main cells and mediators stimulating the resolution of inflammation and discuss how pharmacological and dietary interventions but also life style factors, physical and psychological conditions, might influence the resolution phase. A better understanding of the impact of endogenous and exogenous factors on the resolution of inflammation might open a whole area in the development of personalized therapies in non-resolving chronic inflammatory diseases.
Source: Frontiers in Immunology - Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: research
Title: theophylline (Elixophyllin, Theo-24)Category: MedicationsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/22/2019 12:00:00 AM
Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news
(University of California - San Francisco) A study of newborn infants has identified a compound produced by gut bacteria that appears to predispose certain infants to allergies and asthma later in life.
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news
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