Asthma: How to exercise safely if it’s a trigger for your health condition
ASTHMA can make exercise seem like a dangerous activity. Yet, there are multitude health benefits from working up a sweat - how can you take part safely? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 23, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Researchers create human airway stem cells from patients' cells
(Boston Medical Center) For the first time, researchers have successfully created airway basal stem cells in vitro from induced pluripotent stem cells by reprogramming blood cells taken from patients. Given that airway basal cells are defined as stem cells of the airways because they can regenerate the airway epithelium in response to injury, this study may help accelerate research on diseases impacting the airway, including COVID-19, influenza, asthma and cystic fibrosis. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - October 23, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Asthma attack: Prevent the life-threatening condition in four ways
ASTHMA attacks - also known as asthma exacerbation - can be life-threatening, as the airways become swollen and inflamed. Get the condition under control by following these eight tips. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could Common Asthma Meds Weaken Bones?
THURSDAY, Oct. 22, 2020 -- People who use common asthma controller medications are vulnerable to developing brittle bones and suffering fractures, a new study shows. The findings point the finger at anti-inflammatory corticosteroids -- whether... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 22, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Depression in Pregnancy May Raise Risk of Childhood Asthma
Mothers who were psychologically distressed during pregnancy had a higher risk of asthma in their offspring. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - October 22, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Nicholas Bakalar Tags: Pregnancy and Childbirth Children and Childhood Asthma Psychology and Psychologists Anxiety and Stress Depression (Mental) Source Type: news

Corticosteroid Exposure Affects Bone Health in Asthma Patients
Oral, inhaled corticosteroid use linked to increased risk for osteoporosis, fragility fractures (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 21, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Endocrinology, Family Medicine, Geriatrics, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Orthopedics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Rheumatology, Journal, Source Type: news

Proactive Interventions Cut Spending for Children With Asthma
Reductions in utilization varied by state and intervention (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 21, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Proactive Interventions Cut Spending for Children With Asthma
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 21, 2020 -- Proactive interventions such as asthma self-management education, flu vaccination, and use of spacers with inhalers cut medical costs for low-income children with asthma, according to a study published online Oct. 10 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 21, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Corticosteroid Exposure Affects Bone Health in Asthma Patients
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 21, 2020 -- For patients with asthma, oral corticosteroid (OCS) and inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) use is associated with an increased risk for osteoporosis and fragility fractures (FFs), according to a study published online Oct. 20... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 21, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Long Covid: Who is more likely to get it?
A study suggests old age increases the risk, as does asthma, excess weight, and being female. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - October 21, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Curbing COVID Had Benefit for Asthma Patients
Hospitalizations for COVID-19 were first recorded during week seven of 2020. Further analysis found a significant decrease in the average number of asthma hospitalizations during weeks nine to 22 of this year compared to 2017-19. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Rural U.S. Hospitals Are On Life Support As a Third Wave of COVID-19 Strikes
When COVID-19 hit the Southwest Georgia Regional Medical Center in Cuthbert, a small rural town in Randolph County, in late March, the facility—which includes a 25-bed hospital, an adjacent nursing home and a family-medicine clinic, was quickly overwhelmed. In just a matter of days, 45 of the 62 nursing home residents tested positive. Negative residents were isolated in the hospital while the severely ill patients from both the nursing home and the local community were transferred to other better-equipped facilities. “We were trying to get the patients out as fast as possible,” says Steve Whatley, Southwe...
Source: TIME: Health - October 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Emily Barone Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

Curbing COVID Brought Unexpected Benefit for Asthma Patients
TUESDAY, Oct. 20, 2020 -- Measures enacted to slow the spread of the new coronavirus also appeared to reduce hospitalizations for asthma, a new study finds. Researchers compared weekly data on hospitalizations at 272 hospitals in Japan in the first... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 20, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Curbing COVID Brought Unexpected Benefit for Asthma Patients
Title: Curbing COVID Brought Unexpected Benefit for Asthma PatientsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/20/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/20/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Asthma General)
Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - October 20, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Education programs may improve young children ’s asthma control
A combination of health programs at school and home appeared to improve asthma control in preschool children from low-income families. (Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH))
Source: NIH Research Matters from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) - October 20, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

UEG: Allergy-Related Dz Tied to Irritable Bowel Syndrome at 16
FRIDAY, Oct. 16, 2020 -- Asthma and food hypersensitivity (FH) at age 12 years are associated with an increased risk for irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) at age 16 years, according to a study presented at UEG Week Virtual 2020, held Oct. 11 to... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 16, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Asthma Care Quality, Language, and Ethnicity in Children Asthma Care Quality, Language, and Ethnicity in Children
Do Latino children experience disparities for their asthma care management compared to non-Hispanic white children?Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - October 15, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Asthma symptoms: The four signs you’ve developed the inflammatory condition
ASTHMA affects over five million people in the UK. Do you have sensitive airways? Here are four signs you've developed the inflammatory condition. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - October 15, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Maternal Distress in Pregnancy Tied to Childhood Asthma Risk
Maternal depression during pregnancy may increase child's risk for asthma at 10 years of age (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 14, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Maternal Distress in Pregnancy Tied to Childhood Asthma Risk
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 14, 2020 -- Maternal, but not paternal, psychological distress during pregnancy is associated with an increased risk for asthma in the child, according to a study published online Oct. 12 in Thorax. Evelien R. van Meel, from Erasmus... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 14, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Asthma Rescue With Budesonide-Formoterol Cuts Short-Term Flare Risk Asthma Rescue With Budesonide-Formoterol Cuts Short-Term Flare Risk
Patients with mild asthma who aren't adhering to maintenance therapy have a lower short-term risk of severe exacerbations after a single day of increased use of as-needed budesonide-formoterol, according to a post-hoc analysis from the SYGMA 1 study.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - October 13, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

NC State study: How to reduce medical costs linked to asthma
A new study from researchers at N.C. State could help families whose children have asthma deal with medical bills, as well as improve overall health outcomes. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - October 13, 2020 Category: Health Management Authors: Seth Thomas Gulledge Source Type: news

Asthma, Food Sensitivity, and Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Title: Asthma, Food Sensitivity, and Irritable Bowel SyndromeCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/12/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/13/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - October 13, 2020 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Study Probes Links in Asthma, Food Sensitivity and Irritable Bowel Syndrome
MONDAY, Oct. 12, 2020 -- Teens who had asthma and food hypersensitivity when they were younger are at increased risk of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), researchers report. For the study, the investigators examined the health of 2,770 children from... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 12, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

ArmonAir RespiClick (fluticasone propionate)
Title: ArmonAir RespiClick (fluticasone propionate)Category: MedicationsCreated: 10/9/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/9/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Asthma General)
Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - October 9, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Risk of Severe COVID May Hinge on Type of Asthma
Some studies have suggested that people who have asthma caused by something other than allergies -- exercise, stress, air pollution, weather conditions -- might have an increased risk of severe COVID-19. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - October 7, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Risk of Severe COVID May Depend on Your Type of Asthma, Experts Say
WEDNESDAY, Oct. 7, 2020 -- Everyone agrees about the good news -- folks whose asthma is spurred on by allergies don't appear to have an increased risk of life-threatening illness if they contract COVID-19. " Asthma has not risen as one of the top... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 7, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Plan Ahead to Keep Halloween Safe for Kids With Asthma, Allergies
Title: Plan Ahead to Keep Halloween Safe for Kids With Asthma, AllergiesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/6/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/7/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General)
Source: MedicineNet Kids Health General - October 7, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Severe COVID Depends on Type of Asthma
Title: Severe COVID Depends on Type of AsthmaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/7/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/7/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Asthma General)
Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - October 7, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Efficacy of Benralizumab for Severe Eosinophilic Asthma Efficacy of Benralizumab for Severe Eosinophilic Asthma
A new study evaluates the efficacy of benralizumab for severe eosinophilic asthma in a real-life setting.BMC Pulmonary Medicine (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - October 7, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

DDT COA #000099: Child Asthma Diary (CAD)
Clinical Outcome Assessments (COA) Qualification Submissions Office of Drug Evaluation (ODE) II Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Rheumatology Products (DPARP) DDT COA Number DDT COA #000099 (Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New)
Source: FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research - What's New - October 6, 2020 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: FDA Source Type: news

Avoiding Cow's Milk Baby Formula May Cut Asthma, Wheezing Later
TUESDAY, Oct. 6, 2020 -- Avoiding cow's milk formula (CMF) supplementation at birth may prevent asthma or recurrent wheeze in young children, according to a study published online Oct. 2 in JAMA Network Open. Hiroshi Tachimoto, M.D., Ph.D., from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - October 6, 2020 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Plan Ahead to Keep Halloween Safe for Kids With Asthma, Allergies
TUESDAY, Oct. 6, 2020 -- This Halloween may be especially challenging for parents of children with asthma and allergies, as they also have to guard against COVID-19. " Every year we send out tips on how to keep your kids with allergies and asthma... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 6, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Antiasthmatic Drugs and Risk of Type 1 Diabetes in Children Antiasthmatic Drugs and Risk of Type 1 Diabetes in Children
Might the reported increased risk of type 1 diabetes mellitus in children with asthma be due to the use of inhaled corticosteroids or beta-agonists?American Journal of Epidemiology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 6, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics Journal Article Source Type: news

School's Open: Should Our Approach to Sick Kids Change? School's Open: Should Our Approach to Sick Kids Change?
Colds, flu, COVID, asthma. They are all likely to show up in medical offices this fall. How should these children be evaluated and managed?CHOP Expert Commentary (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - October 5, 2020 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pediatrics Expert Interview Source Type: news

Three Things We Do for No Reason in Pediatrics Three Things We Do for No Reason in Pediatrics
The 48-hour rule-out, nebulizers over MDIs, and antibiotics for pediatric asthma exacerbations are all common practices that have little evidence to support them.Medscape Pediatrics (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - October 5, 2020 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics Commentary Source Type: news

Ex-N.J. Gov. Chris Christie hospitalized after COVID-19 positive test. Medical history includes asthma since
Gov. Chris Christie, who helped President Trump prepare for his debate against Joe Biden last week, checked himself into a New Jersey... (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - October 4, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: cow's milk formula doubles babies' risk for asthma compared with breastfeeding
Infants who receive cow's milk-based formula in addition to breast milk are nearly twice as likely to develop asthma or recurrent wheeze, according to a study published Friday by JAMA Network Open. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - October 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID 'would kill me,' says inmate denied face mask at Surrey pretrial centre
Adam DeVries says he has asthma, epilepsy and is missing his right lung. But he claims he's been denied a cheap, non-medical face mask that could save his life, because he's an inmate inside the Surrey Pretrial Services Centre awaiting trial. He wants to know why another nearby B.C. jail is providing masks to its prisoners. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - October 2, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

ArmonAir Digihaler (fluticasone propionate inhalation powder)
Title: ArmonAir Digihaler (fluticasone propionate inhalation powder)Category: MedicationsCreated: 10/2/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/2/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Asthma General)
Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - October 2, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Bronchitis in Early Childhood Linked to Later Lung Disease
Lung diseases occurring later in life more likely to be asthma, pneumonia rather than chronic bronchitis (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 2, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Conference News, Source Type: news

Live Well By Eating Green Foods
Naturopaths have recommended the use of green foods to enhance the treatment of diseases such asthma candida lupus and HIV (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - October 1, 2020 Category: Disability Tags: Fruit - Vegetables Source Type: news

Fending Off Asthma Attacks During a Pandemic
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - October 1, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Pulmonology, Asthma, Allergy, News, Source Type: news

Fending Off Asthma Attacks During a Pandemic
THURSDAY, Oct. 1, 2020 -- Falling leaves, pumpkins and apples are signs of fall. And so is asthma. Asthma attacks tend to increase in early autumn. During the coronavirus pandemic, it's especially important for people with the disease to know how to... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - October 1, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Fending Off Asthma Attacks During a Pandemic
Title: Fending Off Asthma Attacks During a PandemicCategory: Health NewsCreated: 10/1/2020 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 10/1/2020 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Asthma General)
Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - October 1, 2020 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Risk of COVID-19-related death among patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or asthma prescribed inhaled corticosteroids: an observational cohort study using the OpenSAFELY platform
Summary Background Early descriptions of patients admitted to hospital during the COVID-19 pandemic showed a lower prevalence of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) than would be expected for an acute respiratory disease like COVID-19, leading to speculation that inhaled corticosteroi ds (ICSs) might protect against infection with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 or the development of serious sequelae. We assessed the association between ICS and COVID-19-related death among people with COPD or asthma using linked electronic health records (EHRs) in England, UK. Me thods In this obser...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 30, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Are the Types of Asthma
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Source: eMedicineHealth.com - September 29, 2020 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Poll Finds 1 In 3 Parents Won ’ t Get Children Vaccinated For The Flu This Year
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Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - September 28, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Syndicated CBSN Boston Flu Vaccine Source Type: news

Could Wildfires Have Long-Term Health Effects?
When people breathe wildfire smoke, the short-term health effects can range from eye and nasal irritation and coughing to worsening asthma, heart attacks, and strokes. Scientists aren’t sure yet of the long-term effects, but there are some early clues. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - September 25, 2020 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news