Severe Refractory Asthma Treated With Benralizumab Severe Refractory Asthma Treated With Benralizumab
Is benralizumab an effective alternative for severe eosinophilic asthma patients who did not respond to other biologic treatments?BMC Pulmonary Medicine (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - January 27, 2022 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Americans ’ Gas Stoves Are as Bad for Climate as 500,000 Cars
The gas-burning stoves loved by cooks leak so much methane across the U.S.—most when the appliances are not even in use—that they have the same impact on our atmosphere as half a million cars, according to a Stanford University study. Stanford researchers analyzed indoor levels of both heat-trapping methane and nitrous oxides—pollutants that can trigger asthma and other breathing problems—and found surprising amounts of each seeping from stoves. The study, released Thursday, comes as communities nationwide debate whether to ban natural gas use in new buildings as part of the fight against climate ch...
Source: TIME: Science - January 27, 2022 Category: Science Authors: DAVID R. BAKER / BLOOMBERG Tags: Uncategorized bloomberg wire climate change energy healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Many People With Asthma Have Mixed Feelings About Masks: Poll
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - January 26, 2022 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Pulmonology, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Many People With Asthma Have Mixed Feelings About Masks: Poll
Title: Many People With Asthma Have Mixed Feelings About Masks: PollCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/26/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/26/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Asthma General)
Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - January 26, 2022 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Consensus pathway for uncontrolled asthma
A consultation on the development of a consensus pathway for uncontrolled and severe asthma has been launched. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - January 21, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Asthma: The one thing ‘absolutely not to do’ if someone has an asthma attack - Dr Ellie
DR ELLIE CANNON has shared one thing to "absolutely" avoid when it comes to treating asthma attacks on ITV's This Morning. The TV doctor also advised how to offer first help in case of this "medical emergency". (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - January 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Risk of serious COVID-19 outcomes among adults with asthma in Scotland: a national incident cohort study, The Lancet Respiratory Medicine
Adults with asthma who had ≥2 oral corticosteroid courses in the past 2 years were at an increased risk of COVID-19 ICU admission or death (adjusted HR 1.27; 95% CI 1.09–1.48); authors suggest those with a recent asthma attack should be considered a priority group for boosters. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - January 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Florida Co-Owner of Clinical Trial Company Pleads Guilty to Obstructing FDA Inspection
FDA OCI, Olga Torres, Miami FL, plea, guilty, obstruction, regulatory, inspection, alleged, scheme, fraud, falsify, clinical drug trial, data, research, site, Unlimited Medical ch, safety, efficacy, asthma medication, children, Yvelice Villaman Bencosme, Lisett Raventos, Mayte Lledo, (Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases)
Source: Office of Criminal Investigations (OCI) Press Releases - January 12, 2022 Category: Medical Law Authors: DOJ Source Type: news

Expert Alert: Mayo Clinic Healthcare pulmonologist offers tips to manage asthma
LONDON — Asthma is a condition where airways narrow and swell, possibly producing extra mucus and other symptoms. While asthma affect adults, it's the most common long-term disease in children. More than 262 million people globally are affected by asthma and more than 461,000 have died from it, according to the World Health Organization. There's no cure for asthma, and for some people, asthma is a minor nuisance. For others, it can interfere with daily… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - January 12, 2022 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Interventions to Promote Physical Activity May Benefit Asthma Patients
Programs to increase physical activity may improve quality of life, but no effect seen on asthma control or asthma medication usage (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - January 10, 2022 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Pulmonology, Allergy, Journal, Source Type: news

Combustion - Related Nitrogen Dioxide Contributes to Pediatric Asthma
An estimated 1.85 million new pediatric asthma cases attributable to nitrogen dioxide globally in 2019 (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - January 6, 2022 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Allergy, Emergency Medicine, Journal, Source Type: news

Urban Air Pollution Drives Millions of Cases of Asthma in Kids
Title: Urban Air Pollution Drives Millions of Cases of Asthma in KidsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/6/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/6/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Asthma General)
Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - January 6, 2022 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Asthma Treatment Does Not Raise Risk of Neuropsychiatric Disease Asthma Treatment Does Not Raise Risk of Neuropsychiatric Disease
A large study of older adults revealed no association between increased risk of neuropsychiatric disease and use of leukotriene receptor antagonists.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 4, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology News Source Type: news

Can ’t quit, won’t quit: confessions of a die-hard smoker
He started in his 30s, has asthma, and can go more than a week without a cigarette – so why does this writer still not think it’s time to stop?I have asthma, and there ’s a fairly major respiratory disease going around, as you may have heard, and also I am a smoker. A quick inventory of my coat pockets: inhaler, face mask, Marlboro Gold. I never fell into smoking as a teenager when everyone else seemed to think it was cool, but took it up in my 30s, as others mi ght develop an interest in birdwatching, orCrossFit. Four or five a day, for the best part of a decade, and more at the weekends. This piece is anonymous bec...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 1, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Anonymous Tags: Smoking Life and style Health Social trends Society Psychology Science New year Source Type: news

Unclear Labeling Tied to Sesame Food Allergy
TUESDAY, Dec. 28, 2021 -- There is considerable sesame food allergy morbidity as a result of inconsistent allergen labeling, according to a study published online Dec. 6 in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. Kim Nguyen, M.D., from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 28, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news