Video: An asthma attack
Coughing, wheezing and trouble breathing— Here's what happens during an asthma attack. (Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed)
Source: MayoClinic.com Full Feed - October 12, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Electronic noses that can sniff out disease
Scientists are now working on devices to detect everything from Covid-19 and asthma to liver diseases and even some cancers, simply by looking at what's in your breath. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - October 11, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘Breathing Better Is A Game-Changer’: Veep Star Tony Hale Shares His Story About Asthma And Anxiety
Tony Hale, star of Veep and Arrested Development, talks about his experience with asthma, anxiety, an important blood test and the pandemic. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 11, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Lipi Roy, MD, MPH, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Business /business Hollywood & Entertainment /hollywood-entertainment pharma Source Type: news

UK's first'asthma bus' to support NHS respiratory service, PharmaTimes (published 6th October 2021)
More than one in 20 (6.7%) asthma sufferers put off emergency care during the pandemic& over a quarter (27.5%) have avoided receiving treatment from their GP. The'bus'is set to begin its journey around the country, aiming to offer support to pressured NHS respiratory services. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - October 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

People with allergies may be more likely to have mental health disorders, study finds
People with asthma, atopic dermatitis and hay fever may be more likely to suffer from depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and other mental health disorders, a study published by Clinical and Experimental Allergy found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - October 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Effect of Curcumin in Moderate to Severe Asthmatics The Effect of Curcumin in Moderate to Severe Asthmatics
Are curcumin supplements beneficial in the management of patients with moderate to severe asthma?BMC Pulmonary Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - October 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Allergies including asthma and hay fever not linked to mental health traits
Allergic diseases such as asthma, atopic dermatitis and hay fever do not cause the onset of mental health conditions or vice versa, according to the findings of a new University of Bristol-led study published today (6 October) in the journal Clinical and Experimental Allergy. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - October 6, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Bristol Medical School, Faculty of Health Sciences, Population Health Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, Faculty of Life Sciences, School of Psychological Science; Press Release Source Type: news

mRNA COVID vaccines highly effective at preventing symptomatic infection in health workers
COVID-19 are highly effective in preventing symptomatic illness among health care workers in real-world settings.The study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, found that health care personnel who received a two-dose regimen of Pfizer –BioNTech vaccine had an 89% lower risk for symptomatic illness than those who were unvaccinated. For those who received the two-dose regimen of the Moderna vaccine, the risk was reduced by 96%.The researchers also found that the vaccines appeared to work just as well for people who are over age 50, are in racial or ethnic groups that have been disproportionately affected ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - October 5, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Prevalence data for common conditions
Figures showing the recorded prevalence of 20 conditions including asthma, hypertension, dementia, diabetes, and depression have been published by NHS Digital. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - October 5, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

6 strategies to reduce health care disparities among employees and tackle top cost drivers
A recent white paper by the Health Action Council (HAC) and UnitedHealthcare finds companies that implement deliberate strategies around their employees ’ most common chronic health conditions may improve overall employee health and achieve cost-savings over the long term. The findings are based on a study of five chronic health conditions — hypertension, diabetes, back disorders, mental health and substance use, and asthma — across more tha n 280,000 HAC members insured with UnitedHealthcare.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - October 1, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Patty Starr, President and CEO, Health Action Council; and Craig Kurtzweil, Vice President, UnitedHealthcare Center for Advanced Analytics Source Type: news

6 strategies to reduce health care disparities among employees and tackle top cost drivers
A recent white paper by the Health Action Council (HAC) and UnitedHealthcare finds companies that implement deliberate strategies around their employees ’ most common chronic health conditions may improve overall employee health and achieve cost-savings over the long term. The findings are based on a study of five chronic health conditions — hypertension, diabetes, back disorders, mental health and substance use, and asthma — across more tha n 280,000 HAC members insured with UnitedHealthcare.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 1, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Patty Starr, President and CEO, Health Action Council; and Craig Kurtzweil, Vice President, UnitedHealthcare Center for Advanced Analytics Source Type: news

ICER has released draft evidence report on tezepelumab for severe asthma
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - October 1, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Viewpoint: Giving Buprenorphine for Opioid Use Disorder No Different from Prescribing Albuterol for Asthma
No abstract available (Source: Emergency Medicine News)
Source: Emergency Medicine News - October 1, 2021 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Viewpoint Source Type: news

What Is Neutrophilic Asthma?
Title: What Is Neutrophilic Asthma?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 9/29/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/29/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Asthma General)
Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - September 29, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Minute: When asthma attacks
Asthma is a lung condition that causes swelling of the airways. It can make breathing difficult and trigger coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath. It's the most common chronic disease among children, though it affects adults, as well. More than 262 million people globally are affected by asthma and more than 461,000 have died due to the disease, according to the World Health Organization.While there is no cure for asthma, symptoms can be treated, says… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 28, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Asthma, Smoking, Chronic Sinusitis Tied to Early COPD Risk
Large study of Hispanic adults shows association with risk for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease before age 50 (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 24, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: ENT, Pulmonology, Allergy, Journal, Source Type: news

National bundle of care for children and young people with asthma
The National bundle of care for children and young people with asthma is phase one of a plan to support integrated care systems to deliver high quality asthma care. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - September 24, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Overweight Children With Asthma Less Likely to Respond to Treatment
Higher body mass index tied to poor response to inhaled corticosteroids (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 21, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Allergy, Conference News, Source Type: news

Workers at the World Trade Center Site Face Higher Risk for COPD
Rescue and recovery workers who arrived at the site early and those with a previous asthma diagnosis face the greatest risk for developing COPD (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 20, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Pulmonology, Conference News, Source Type: news

Circadian System Implicated in Asthma Worsening at Night Circadian System Implicated in Asthma Worsening at Night
The circadian system plays an important role in nocturnal worsening of asthma, independent of sleep and other daily behavioral or environmental cycles, laboratory experiments with 17 asthma patients showed.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q & amp;A podcast: Asthma management planning can prevent asthma attacks
Asthma is a condition where your airways narrow and swell and may produce extra mucus. This can make breathing difficult, and trigger coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath. Asthma is one of the most common long-term diseases in children, but adults can have asthma, too. Symptoms of asthma include: Shortness of breath.Chest tightness or pain.Wheezing when exhaling, which is a common sign of asthma in children.Trouble sleeping caused by shortness of breath, coughing or wheezing.Coughing… (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - September 20, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Health Groups on Philip Morris Move: 'Reprehensible'
Big Tobacco giant has scooped up UK pharma company Vectura, which makes asthma inhalers (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 17, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Texas allergy company partners with Valley practice to make Arizona debut
Phoenix-based Allergy Associates and Asthma Ltd. (AAA), which has multiple locations in the Valley, has teamed up with a national company to bring new treatments to its patients. The partnership will be the Arizona debut for Aspire Allergy& Sinus, which is based in Austin, Texas, and now has nearly 60 clinics in five states. The company is known for developing treatments such as allergy drops, ExACT Immunoplasty for environmental, household, and seasonal allergies, and oral immunotherapy for food … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - September 16, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jeff Gifford Source Type: news

Texas allergy company partners with Valley practice to make Arizona debut
Phoenix-based Allergy Associates and Asthma Ltd. (AAA), which has multiple locations in the Valley, has teamed up with a national company to bring new treatments to its patients. The partnership will be the Arizona debut for Aspire Allergy& Sinus, which is based in Austin, Texas, and now has nearly 60 clinics in five states. The company is known for developing treatments such as allergy drops, ExACT Immunoplasty for environmental, household, and seasonal allergies, and oral immunotherapy for food … (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - September 16, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jeff Gifford Source Type: news

RPS signs letter opposing Vectura takeover news
RPS President Claire Anderson has signed a letter written to Jo Churchill, Minister for Prevention, Public Health and Primary Care, from Asthma UK and the British Lung Foundation to express deep conce (Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News)
Source: Royal Pharmaceutical Society News - September 16, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Cigarette group takes control of asthma inhaler maker
Cigarette giant Philip Morris International has taken control of UK inhaler maker Vectura despite objections from health care charities. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Huge vacancy rates across care sector adding to staff mental health crisis
The government’s failure to deal with ​the growing staffing ​crisis in social care ​risks worsening the mounting mental health toll on workers, says UNISON today (Wednesday). Figures from a recent UNISON survey show a substantial proportion of care workers have suffered problems during the pandemic including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), with more than two thirds (68%) saying their mental health has declined. The vast majority ​said their work had contributed to the difficulties ​they were experiencing. UNISON says ther...
Source: UNISON Health care news - September 14, 2021 Category: UK Health Authors: Fatima Ayad Tags: Press release adult social care Christina McAnea mental health Source Type: news

Is Your Workplace an Asthma Trigger?
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 9, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Pulmonology, Allergy, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Is Your Workplace an Asthma Trigger?
THURSDAY, Sept. 9, 2021 -- Workers, take heed: Your place of work can help bring on or exacerbate asthma, a new study suggests. Common workplace triggers include poor ventilation and moldy air conditioning systems, cleaning products and even the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 9, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Is Your Workplace an Asthma Trigger?
Title: Is Your Workplace an Asthma Trigger?Category: Health NewsCreated: 9/9/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/9/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Asthma General)
Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - September 9, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Office Environment May Trigger Asthma in Some Workers
Given the relative safety of office environments, occupational - related asthma causes may be overlooked, authors say (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 8, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Internal Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Pulmonology, Conference News, Source Type: news

New Insights Into Why Asthma Worsens at Night
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 8, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Neurology, Pulmonology, Research, Allergy, News, Source Type: news

Office Environment May Trigger Asthma in Some Workers
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 8, 2021 -- Exposures in the office environment may trigger asthma in some workers, according to a study presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress 2021, held virtually from Sept. 5 to 8. Christopher... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 8, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

COVID-19 Spares Lung Function in Young Adults COVID-19 Spares Lung Function in Young Adults
There were no significant differences in lung function before or during the pandemic among adults in their 20s, regardless of asthma status or COVID-19 seropositivity.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

New Insights Into Why Asthma Worsens at Night
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 8, 2021 -- Many people with asthma know their illness can flare up at night, and new research suggests the body's internal clock could be to blame. The findings could prove important for treating and studying asthma, the researchers... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 8, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

No Lasting Damage to Lungs After COVID in Young Patients: Study
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 8, 2021 -- Young people appear to have normal lung function after recovering from COVID-19, new studies find. In one, Swedish researchers found that even asthma patients had no significant impairment in lung function. In the other,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 8, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

New Insights Into Why Asthma Worsens at Night
Title: New Insights Into Why Asthma Worsens at NightCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/8/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/8/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Asthma General)
Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - September 8, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Offices Harbour Unseen Asthma Triggers, Shows UK Study Offices Harbour Unseen Asthma Triggers, Shows UK Study
Office workers returning after the pandemic could face a range of often overlooked triggers for asthma, say UK researchers.Medscape News UK (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - September 7, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Exercising in pregnancy 'can boost baby's lungs' and helps newborns stave off asthma, research shows
The study, by researchers at the University of Oslo, found that the children of pregnant women who did little exercise were twice as likely to have poor lung function. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - September 5, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Offices may harbour asthma risks, new research suggests
Study at Birmingham lung disease service points to printer toner and cleaning products as potential triggersWorking in offices can give people asthma from exposure to substances such as printer toner and cleaning products, according to new research by an NHS doctor.The findings show that working in an office is not necessarily safe and that working from home may be better to protect people ’s health,said Dr Christopher Huntley.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 5, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Denis Campbell Health policy editor Tags: Asthma Medical research Science UK news Working from home Source Type: news

Asthma, COPD Tied to Worse COVID - 19 Outcomes
Individuals should continue to receive asthma care and take asthma medications during the pandemic (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 2, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Infections, Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Emergency Medicine, Nursing, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Asthma, COPD Tied to Worse COVID-19 Outcomes
THURSDAY, Sept. 2, 2021 -- Patients with active asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are at increased risk for severe COVID-19 outcomes, according to a study published online Aug. 10 in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 2, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Risk for Asthma at Age 4 Years Higher After Pneumonia in Infancy
Risk slightly higher after introduction of nationwide pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 1, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Infections, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Allergy, Journal, Source Type: news

Risk for Asthma at Age 4 Years Higher After Pneumonia in Infancy
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 1, 2021 -- Children diagnosed with pneumonia in infancy have an increased risk for prevalent asthma at age 4 years, according to a study published online in the August issue of CHEST. Samuel Rhedin, Ph.D., from the Karolinska... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 1, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

What Is the Safest Asthma Medication
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - August 26, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Asthma Quiz
Title: Asthma QuizCategory: MedicineNet QuizCreated: 6/3/2011 4:21:00 PMLast Editorial Review: 8/26/2021 5:23:13 PM (Source: MedicineNet Asthma General)
Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - August 26, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Investigation of 2016 asthma child trial raises questions about placebos and treatment when control groups are used
Researchers defended the study design, saying it was rigorously reviewed before and after it was funded, the Science article says. (Source: Washington Post: To Your Health)
Source: Washington Post: To Your Health - August 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Erin Blakemore Source Type: news

Vectura shareholders urged to reject Philip Morris takeover
Health experts, medics and charities warn £1.1bn tobacco firm deal could cost inhaler maker access to government grantsShareholders in the asthma inhaler maker Vectura have been urged to reject a £1.1bn takeover by the tobacco company Philip Morris International (PMI), in an open letter signed by 35 health charities, public health experts and doctors from around the world.Investors in the Wiltshire-based respiratory medicine specialist have until 15 September to decide whether to sell their shares to PMI, which has touted its ambitions for a “smoke-free” future but still derives 75% of its revenue f...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - August 17, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Rob Davies Tags: Tobacco industry Philip Morris International Business Asthma Medical research Source Type: news