Will black seed oil make risky asthma medication obsolete?
(Natural News) Time and again, natural remedies outperform dangerous pharmaceutical drugs from many angles, including effectiveness, safety and cost. And now, black seed oil (also known by its scientific name, nigella sativa) has proven that point yet again. It is providing a hopeful solution to the massive numbers of people suffering with asthma throughout the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - March 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Short-Term Exposure to Air Pollution May Increase Asthma Mortality
(MedPage Today) -- Odds of death up about 10% compared with low-pollution days in Chinese study (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - March 15, 2019 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Scientists discover mechanics of asthmatic bronchial spasm
Using a microdevice that mimics physiological features of the bronchial airways, Yale scientists have discovered why these muscles can suddenly contract. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - March 15, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Prenatal High - Dose Vitamin D Not Linked to Asthma at Age 6
No significant difference seen in asthma diagnoses for children in high - dose vitamin D, placebo groups (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - March 14, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Allergy, Journal, Source Type: news

Prenatal High-Dose Vitamin D Not Linked to Asthma at Age 6
THURSDAY, March 14, 2019 -- High-dose vitamin D supplementation in pregnancy is not associated with a child's risk for asthma at age 6 years, according to a research letter published in the March 12 issue of the Journal of the American Medical... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 14, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Homes With High Ventilation Rates Tied to Respiratory Issues
High rates of air exchange associated with chronic cough, asthma, asthma - like symptoms (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - March 13, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Bronchiolitis Hospitalization in Infancy Predicts More Admissions
Higher risk seen for future admissions by age 5; link strongest for asthma, wheezing admissions (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - March 13, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Allergy, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

Homes With High Ventilation Rates Tied to Respiratory Issues
WEDNESDAY, March 13, 2019 -- People living in homes with high average air exchange rates (AAERs) are more likely to report chronic cough, asthma, or asthma-like symptoms, according to a study published in the February issue of Environmental... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 13, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

salmeterol (Serevent)
Title: salmeterol (Serevent)Category: MedicationsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/13/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Asthma General)
Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - March 13, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Poor Asthma Control Linked With Kids' School Struggles Poor Asthma Control Linked With Kids' School Struggles
Kids with asthma may struggle more in school when their symptoms aren't well-controlled, and minority students with this breathing disorder are more likely to fall behind than their white counterparts, a U.S. study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Air pollution causes 800,000 extra deaths a year in Europe
The estimate is double the number of excess deaths previously thought to be linked to air pollution Related items fromOnMedica Texting can improve flu jab uptake Solid fuel cooking linked to higher respiratory death rate COPD patients need better tailored care Worse asthma control linked to poor school work COPD risk is one in four (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - March 12, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Kids with asthma may struggle in school
(Reuters Health) - Kids with asthma may struggle more in school when their symptoms aren't well-controlled, and minority students with this breathing disorder are more likely to fall behind than their white counterparts, a U.S. study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - March 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Children With Poorly Controlled Asthma Suffer Academically
Latino and black children have poorer academic outcomes than non - Latino whites (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - March 11, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Allergy, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

Poor Asthma Control Can Mean Worse Grades for Kids
Students with a greater number of daily asthma symptoms had more absences, less school work completed and poorer quality work, the study found. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smoking During Pregnancy Doubles Risk Of Sudden Death For Baby, Study Says
(CNN) — Smoking even one cigarette a day during pregnancy can double the chance of sudden unexpected death for your baby, according to a new study analyzing over 20 million births, including over 19,000 unexpected infant deaths. The study, published Monday in the journal Pediatrics, analyzed data on smoking during pregnancy from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s birth/infant death data set between 2007 and 2011 and found that the risk of death rises by .07 for each additional cigarette smoked, up to 20 a day, a typical pack of cigarettes. By the time you smoke a pack a day, the study found, yo...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - March 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Cigarettes Pregnancy Smoking Source Type: news

Children With Poorly Controlled Asthma Suffer Academically
MONDAY, March 11, 2019 -- Urban children with asthma, particularly those who are ethnic minorities, have more school absences than their peers without asthma, according to a study published online March 11 in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma,&... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 11, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Vitamin D may help alleviate asthmatic symptoms in children
Research, published inThe Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice, suggests that vitamin D may alleviate asthmatic symptoms in obese children living in air polluted areas.News Medical (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - March 11, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Poor Asthma Control Tied to Worse School Performance
MONDAY, March 11, 2019 -- Kids with poorly controlled asthma struggle in school, especially those who are ethnic minorities, a new study reports. Researchers evaluated asthma and allergy status, lung function and school performance of 216 black,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 11, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

The Checkup: Using an Asthma Inhaler Correctly
A new study suggest that many patients aren ’ t waiting between puffs on their inhalers and may not be deriving the full benefits of the drugs. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: PERRI KLASS, M.D. Tags: Asthma Children and Childhood Preventive Medicine Parenting Respiratory System Lungs Source Type: news

Poor Asthma Control Tied to Worse School Performance
Title: Poor Asthma Control Tied to Worse School PerformanceCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/11/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/11/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Asthma General)
Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - March 11, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Academic performance of urban children with asthma worse than peers without asthma
(American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology) A new study published in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology shows urban children with poorly controlled asthma, particularly those who are ethnic minorities, also suffer academically. Kids who were kept home due to asthma symptoms weren't able to do as well in the classroom. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 11, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Vitamin D may protect against pollution-associated asthma symptoms in obese children
Over 6 million American children have the lung condition. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - March 8, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Vitamin D may protect against pollution-associated asthma symptoms in obese children
(NIH/National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences) A new study finds vitamin D may be protective among asthmatic obese children living in urban environments with high indoor air pollution. The study out of John Hopkins University School of Medicine, funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes of Health, was published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 8, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Asthma Prevalence Three Times Higher in MS Asthma Prevalence Three Times Higher in MS
A new study shows a higher prevalence of asthma among multiple sclerosis patients. Reasons for the association are unknown but shared risk factors include vitamin D deficiency and smoking.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - March 7, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

New findings may help guide treatment of patients with asthma
(Wiley) Asthma patients often undergo tests involving inhaled methacholine, a drug that can cause narrowing of the airways, similar to what occurs in asthma. In a Respirology analysis of data on patients undergoing such tests, obesity and older age were linked with higher risks of airway closure. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 6, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Asthma charity campaigns against prescription charges
Asthma UK has conducted the largest ever survey carried out on prescription charges, engaging over 9,000 people. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - March 5, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

EU Panel Backs Dupilumab (Dupixent) for Moderate to Severe Asthma EU Panel Backs Dupilumab (Dupixent) for Moderate to Severe Asthma
The CHMP recommends dupilumab for patients with moderate to severe asthma and increased blood eosinophil and/or raised fractional exhaled nitric oxide levels poorly controlled with other medications.International Approvals (Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Internal Medicine Headlines - March 4, 2019 Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Schoolbased selfmanagement interventions for asthma in children and adolescents: a mixed methods systematic review
A review of 55 studies (n=26,797) suggests school ‐based asthma self‐management interventions probably reduce hospital admission, may slightly reduce A+E attendance, though impact on school attendance could not be measured reliably, and may reduce number of days of asthma symptoms. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - March 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

montelukast, Singulair
Title: montelukast, SingulairCategory: MedicationsCreated: 6/6/1999 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/4/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Asthma General)
Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - March 4, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Do Men and Women Experience Bipolar Disorder Differently?
Bipolar disorder affects men and women in equal numbers, and the symptoms are essentially identical. But some key differences do exist—differences that might be due to biological factors, and social ones, too. For starters, research has consistently shown that women have higher rates of bipolar II disorder, “which typically presents as a chronic depressive disorder with periods of hypomania,” according to Candida Fink, MD, a board-certified child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist with a private practice in Westchester, N.Y. There’s a misconception that bipolar II disorder is less severe than bipola...
Source: Psych Central - March 2, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. Tags: Bipolar Disorders Gender General Men's Issues Women's Issues Bipolar Disorder bipolar disorder and pregnancy bipolar I Bipolar Ii Gender Differences men and bipolar disorder menopause and bipolar disorder menstruation and bipolar Source Type: news

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & amp; Immunology, Feb. 22 - 25
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - March 2, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Ophthalmology, ENT, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Conference, Source Type: news

Electronic Decision Support Tool Can Aid Asthma Care
Use of the tool increased asthma control assessment, creation of asthma action plans (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - March 2, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & amp; Immunology, Feb. 22-25
The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma& Immunology The annual meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma& Immunology was held from Feb. 22 to 25 in San Francisco and attracted more than 5,000 participants from around the world,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Electronic Decision Support Tool Can Aid Asthma Care
FRIDAY, March 1, 2019 -- A new electronic decision support tool can improve the quality of asthma care in primary care settings, according to a study published online Feb. 14 in the European Respiratory Journal. Samir Gupta, M.D., from St. Michael's... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

CHMP Recommends Approval of Dupixent(R) (dupilumab) for Asthma Indication
TARRYTOWN, N.Y. and PARIS, March 1, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) and Sanofi today announced that the European Medicines Agency's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has ... Biopharmaceuticals, Regulatory Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Sanofi, Dupixent, dupilumab, asthma (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 1, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New approach to improve adherence in adolescent asthma
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - March 1, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

US keeps air pollution standard established under Obama
U.S. environmental regulators are not changing air quality standards for power plant pollution that can worsen asthma in children despite calls by health advocates for a tougher standard (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

AAAAI: Small Amounts of Dietary Peanuts Beneficial After Immunotherapy
THURSDAY, Feb. 28, 2019 -- Most individuals who complete peanut immunotherapy trials continue peanut consumption with few reports of reactions, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma&... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 28, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

ipratropium bromide inhaler (Atrovent)
Title: ipratropium bromide inhaler (Atrovent)Category: MedicationsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/28/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Asthma General)
Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - February 28, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Study: Fish oils found to treat asthma by reducing formation of inflammatory proteins
(Natural News) Could fish oil really help treat asthma? New research has indicated that may just be the case. Scientists from the University of Rochester Medical Center have reportedly made a shocking discovery about omega-3 fatty acids, and what purpose they may be able to serve for asthma patients. Their research, which was published in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 28, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Kids With Asthma Often Leave Doctor's Office With Unanswered Questions Kids With Asthma Often Leave Doctor's Office With Unanswered Questions
Adolescents with asthma don't always speak up during doctor visits and often leave with questions, a study suggests.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

Kids with asthma often leave doctor's office with unanswered questions
(Reuters Health) - Adolescents with asthma don't always speak up during doctor visits and often leave with questions, a study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

US keeps air pollution standard established under Obama
U.S. environmental regulators are not changing air quality standards for power plant pollution that can worsen asthma in children despite calls by health advocates for a tougher standard (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - February 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Asthma patients should not have to pay 'unfair' charges for the medication keeping them alive
More than three-quarters of asthmatics who pay struggle to do so, a survey of 9,000 has found. Asthma UK said 'no one should have to pay to breathe' on the back of findings. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Asthma patients are rationing medication due to prescription costs
More than a million patients at risk of a life-threatening attack because they are struggling to pay for prescriptions Related items fromOnMedica Texting can improve flu jab uptake Fewer than ever women smoke at point of birth Four factors to deal with the problem of long-term health conditions Social prescribing workers to ease GP pressure Life expectancy gap continues to widen (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - February 26, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Children Raised on Farms Avert Allergies Children Raised on Farms Avert Allergies
Infants exposed to a diverse environment and animals have bacteria in their gut microbiomes that protect against atopy and asthma, new research shows, offering clues to future treatments.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - February 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

FDA clears Spirosure's Fenom Pro Asthma Monitor
The Fenom Pro Asthma Monitor will let clinicians measure the fraction of exhaled nitric oxide in their patient's breath.   (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - February 25, 2019 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Health Tip: Reducing Asthma Attacks in Cold Weather
-- Dry, cold air can trigger asthma attacks, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America says. Breathing in the winter air can cause airways to restrict, making it difficult to breathe. The foundation offers suggestions to reduce asthma attacks... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 25, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Health Tip: Reducing Asthma Attacks in Cold Weather
Title: Health Tip: Reducing Asthma Attacks in Cold WeatherCategory: Health NewsCreated: 2/25/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/25/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Asthma General)
Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - February 25, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Eating small amounts of peanut after immunotherapy may extend allergy treatment benefits
(University of North Carolina Health Care) Regular dietary peanut consumption after completing oral immunotherapy (OIT) or sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) for peanut allergy may provide continued protection against accidental exposures to the allergen, according to a new study led by Edwin Kim, MD, who presented the findings at the annual American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (AAAAI) conference in San Francisco. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 24, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news