Vaping Ups Teens' Odds for Asthma, Asthma Attacks
FRIDAY, May 14, 2021 -- Though some think that vaping is a safer alternative to smoking traditional cigarettes, Canadian research suggests it could raise the risk of developing asthma or having asthma attacks for teens and adults. " Emerging research... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 14, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Vaping Ups Teens' Odds for Asthma, Asthma Attacks
Title: Vaping Ups Teens'Odds for Asthma, Asthma AttacksCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/14/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/14/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Asthma General)
Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - May 14, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Teens, adults who use E-cigarettes have increased odds of asthma, asthma attacks
(American Thoracic Society) While vaping is thought to be a safer alternative to smoking, teens and adults who use e-cigarettes have increased odds of developing asthma and having asthma attacks, according to research presented at the ATS 2021 International Conference. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Living in redlined areas associated with lower lung function in those with asthma
(American Thoracic Society) Individuals with asthma who live in redlined neighborhoods have worse lung function than those in locales that excluded Black people and benefited from decades of inequitable wealth accumulation at the expense of Black communities in the United States, according to research presented at the ATS 2021 International Conference. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - May 14, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Tezepelumab Cuts Exacerbations in Severe, Uncontrolled Asthma
Adult or adolescent patients receiving tezepelumab also have better lung function, asthma control, health - related quality of life (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - May 13, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Internal Medicine, Allergy, Emergency Medicine, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

New Drug Shows Promise Against Tough - to - Manage Asthma
(Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - May 13, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Research, Rheumatology, Allergy, News, Source Type: news

Spontaneous Resolution of Atopic Dermatitis With Benralizumab Spontaneous Resolution of Atopic Dermatitis With Benralizumab
This patient experienced spontaneous resolution of atopic dermatitis while participating in a trial of benralizumab for severe asthma, highlighting the potential shared mechanisms of these conditions.Journal of Medical Case Reports (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 13, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Tezepelumab Cuts Exacerbations in Severe, Uncontrolled Asthma
THURSDAY, May 13, 2021 -- Patients with severe, uncontrolled asthma receiving tezepelumab have fewer exacerbations than those receiving placebo, according to a study published in the May 13 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Andrew... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 13, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

New Drug Shows Promise Against Tough-to-Manage Asthma
THURSDAY, May 13, 2021 -- An experimental injectable drug appears more versatile than existing medications in treating people with different forms of severe, hard-to-control asthma, clinical trial results show. There are many different types of... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 13, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

New Drug Shows Promise Against Tough-to-Manage Asthma
Title: New Drug Shows Promise Against Tough-to-Manage AsthmaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/13/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/13/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Asthma General)
Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - May 13, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Asthma Attacks Plummeted During Pandemic
MONDAY, May 10, 2021 -- Call it a silver lining of the pandemic: Asthma attacks fell sharply among Black and Hispanic Americans in the months after the coronavirus first surfaced. The study included nearly 1,200 participants who provided information... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 10, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Primary Care Respiratory Society launches Greener Respiratory Pathway
This interactive toolkit aims to help clinicians work with patients to identify a greener approach to delivering high quality, patient centred respiratory care. It may also help to dispel the myth that effective asthma control cannot be achieved without damaging the environment. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 10, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Asthma Attacks Plummeted During Pandemic
Title: Asthma Attacks Plummeted During PandemicCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/10/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/10/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Asthma General)
Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - May 10, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

How Summer Camps Can Shield Your Kids from Allergies, Asthma & COVID
Title: How Summer Camps Can Shield Your Kids from Allergies, Asthma& COVIDCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/9/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/10/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Allergies General)
Source: MedicineNet Allergies General - May 10, 2021 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

How Summer Camps Can Shield Your Kids from Allergies, Asthma & COVID
SUNDAY, May 9, 2021 -- As kids get ready for summer camp, parents might be fretting about exposure to COVID-19, but a doctors'group says they also need to make sure their campers will be protected from allergy and asthma triggers. " The [Centers... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 9, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

School-Based Asthma Program Improves Care for Kids School-Based Asthma Program Improves Care for Kids
Asthma care coordination for children can be improved through a school-based program involving the child's family and clinicians, according to new research.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Nighttime Asthma Predicts Poor Outcomes in Teens Nighttime Asthma Predicts Poor Outcomes in Teens
Teens with persistent nocturnal asthma symptoms were significantly more likely than those without to report poor functional health independent of daytime asthma, based on data from 430 adolescents.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pediatrics Headlines - May 6, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Tags: Pediatrics News Source Type: news

Fossil Fuels, Climate Change and India ’s COVID-19 Crisis
A version of this story first appeared in the Climate is Everything newsletter. If you’d like sign up to receive this free once-a-week email, click here. The surge of COVID-19 cases and the humanitarian crisis now unfolding in India has shocked the world and led to a search for an explanation of how the situation got so bad so fast. Scientists are investigating several factors including new variants and public health officials have pointed to underinvestment in the country’s health system. Undoubtedly, the causes are varied, and as I watched the numbers surge, I began to wonder whether it’s worth conside...
Source: TIME: Health - May 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Justin Worland Tags: Uncategorized climate change COVID-19 Source Type: news

Fossil Fuels, Climate Change and India ’s COVID-19 Crisis
A version of this story first appeared in the Climate is Everything newsletter. If you’d like sign up to receive this free once-a-week email, click here. The surge of COVID-19 cases and the humanitarian crisis now unfolding in India has shocked the world and led to a search for an explanation of how the situation got so bad so fast. Scientists are investigating several factors including new variants and public health officials have pointed to underinvestment in the country’s health system. Undoubtedly, the causes are varied, and as I watched the numbers surge, I began to wonder whether it’s worth conside...
Source: TIME: Science - May 6, 2021 Category: Science Authors: Justin Worland Tags: Uncategorized climate change COVID-19 Source Type: news

Asthma attacks plummeted among Black and hispanic/latinx individuals during the COVID-19 pandemic
(Brigham and Women's Hospital) Asthma attacks account for almost 50 percent of the cost of asthma care which totals $80 billion each year in the United States. Asthma is more severe in Black and Hispanic/Latinx patients, with double the rates of attacks and hospitalizations as the general population. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Coronavirus and Asthma: How to beat this deadly combo, here's what patients need to know
(Source: The Economic Times)
Source: The Economic Times - May 6, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Greener respiratory patient pathway
The Primary Care Respiratory Society has launched Greener Respiratory Pathway. The launch of the toolkit coincides with World Asthma Day, which takes as its theme this year – “Uncovering Asthma Misconceptions”. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - May 6, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Featured Review: The impact of medications with anticholinergic effects on future problems with memory and thinking
In thisrecently published Cochrane review, the author team explored whether taking a certain type of medication could make older people more likely to develop dementia.  Discussing the review, Terry Quinn, senior author, said: " Almost every week we see a newspaper headline describing something new that allegedly causes or protects against dementia. These features attract attention as we all want to protect our brain health, but there is often little science behind the headlines.There has been a lot of recent interest around whether certain prescribed medications can cause dementia. A class of medication frequent...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - May 5, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Rachel Klabunde Source Type: news

NIH Statement on World Asthma Day 2021
The chronic lung disease can reduce quality of life, contributes to considerable emotional and financial stress, and is a major contributing factor to missed time from school and work. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - May 5, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Adverse childhood experiences and association with pediatric asthma severity in the 2016-2017 National Survey of Children's Health - Ross MK, Romero T, Szilagyi PG.
OBJECTIVES: Prior studies have found that adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are associated with asthma prevalence and onset, presumably related to stress and increased inflammation. We hypothesized that ACEs may be associated with asthma severity as wel... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Intense allergic asthma mechanism discovered in mice
For Asthma Awareness Month, we highlight an NIEHS and NIDDK finding that may lead to therapies for allergic asthma. (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - May 4, 2021 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Population-based study shows air pollution exposure contributes to childhood asthma
(Lawson Health Research Institute) New findings from Ontario have shown that children born in Sarnia have a higher risk of developing asthma compared to neighbouring cities. A research team from Lawson Health Research Institute and Western University, using provincial data from ICES, found that higher air pollution exposure in the first year of life very likely contributed to this higher risk. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 4, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Pulmonary rehabilitation cost effective for bronchial asthma?
(Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News)
Source: PharmacoEconomics and Outcomes News - May 1, 2021 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Promoting innovations - World Asthma day on 5 May
NHS England and NHS Improvement, through the Accelerated Access Collaborative (AAC), are supporting World Asthma Day on 5 May by raising awareness of two products to help Asthma patients. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - April 30, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Featured Review: Combination fixed-dose beta agonist and steroid inhaler as required for adults or children with mild asthma
New Cochrane Review on the efficacy and safety of inhalers for those with mild asthma published on World Asthma Day.World Asthma Day on 5 May is an annual event on organized by the  Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) to improve asthma awareness and care around the world.Cochrane Airways works with authors (typically clinicians and researchers) to produce systematic reviews on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), bronchiectasis and other lung diseases, and asthma. We asked Dr Timothy Hinks, one of the Cochrane Review authors, about the findings of this recent review.For those with mild asthma, ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - April 29, 2021 Category: Information Technology Authors: Muriah Umoquit Source Type: news

What Is the Best Medicine for Asthma
? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - April 28, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Christmas Eve coke works fire followed by asthma exacerbations
(University of Pittsburgh) Asthma exacerbations rose following a catastrophic Christmas Eve fire that destroyed pollution controls at the Clairton Coke Works - the largest such facility in the nation, a new analysis concludes. Nearly half of the people with asthma closest to the fire were unaware of the pollution problem and therefore unable to take steps to avoid exposure. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - April 28, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Antiviral response: Eosinophils active in immediate defense during influenza a infection
(Le Bonheur Children's Hospital) For the first time in published literature, Le Bonheur Children's Hospital and University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) researchers showed that a variety of white blood cells known as eosinophils modify the respiratory barrier during influenza A (IAV) infection, according to a recent paper in the journal Cells. This research could have implications in understanding SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) infection in asthmatic patients. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - April 27, 2021 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

NIH establishes new childhood asthma clinical research network
Network will conduct pediatric asthma research in low-income urban settings. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - April 23, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Administration of benralizumab in a patient with severe asthma admitted to the intensive care unit with COVID-19 pneumonia: case report, EJHP
At the end of the 8 week benralizumab dosing interval, severe broncho-obstruction developed, and the next injection of benralizumab was administered during ICU admission without detrimental symptoms. Authors hope this case report will help guide doctors in future decision making. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - April 23, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can Asthma Damage Your Lungs?
Title: Can Asthma Damage Your Lungs?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 4/23/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/23/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Asthma General)
Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - April 23, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

NIH establishes new childhood asthma clinical research network
(NIH/National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases) The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has awarded $10 million in first-year funding to establish a clinical research network called Childhood Asthma in Urban Settings (CAUSE). This nationwide network will conduct observational studies and clinical trials to improve understanding of asthma and develop treatment and prevention approaches tailored to children of low-income families living in urban communities. NIAID intends to provide approximately $70 million over seven years to support the CAUSE network. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 23, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Arkansas Children’s Research Institute Gets $250K Grant
Arkansas Children’s Research Institute has been awarded a two-year, $250,000 National Institutes of Health grant to study asthma in children. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - April 22, 2021 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Combating allergies, asthma during COVID-19
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am allergic to many types of pollen, and spring is always a challenging time of year for me. This year, my allergies seem to be worse. I am wondering if I need to be concerned that my symptoms may be related to COVID-19, as I have not yet been vaccinated for COVID-19. [...] (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - April 22, 2021 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

The World ’s Leading Medical Journals Don’t Write About Racism. That’s a Problem
Over the past year, rising deaths from COVID-19, police brutality, anti-Asian hate crimes, and the inequitable damage of climate breakdown, have made the manifold harms of racism easier for everyone to see. Harms that were once shielded from public consumption by segregation or shrouded from public scrutiny by stories depicting the U.S. as a nation of fairness and freedoms, are now the center of an ongoing national confrontation with racism and its impacts on health, safety, and justice. Yet amid growing calls for anti-racism and health equity, troubling reports have emerged highlighting the ways the U.S. health care indus...
Source: TIME: Health - April 21, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Rhea Boyd, Nancy Krieger, Fernando De Maio, and Aletha Maybank Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Dirty Air Could Raise COVID Risks for People With Asthma, COPD
TUESDAY, April 20, 2021 -- Long-term exposure to polluted air could increase the risk of severe COVID-19 in people with respiratory diseases such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), new research shows. For the study,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 20, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Dirty Air Could Raise COVID Risks for People With Asthma, COPD
Title: Dirty Air Could Raise COVID Risks for People With Asthma, COPDCategory: Health NewsCreated: 4/20/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 4/20/2021 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - April 20, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Overgrowth of gut yeast in newborns may increase asthma risk
(eLife) An overgrowth of yeast in the gut within the first few months of life may cause changes to the immune system that increase the risk of asthma later on, shows a study published today in eLife. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 20, 2021 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Hygiene hypothesis: Does early germ exposure prevent asthma?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - April 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Warmer Climate, More Pollen, Worse Allergies: How to Fight Back
SUNDAY, April 18, 2021 -- Climate change has made North America's pollen season longer and more severe, but there are ways to reduce your allergy misery, according to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI). The best way to... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - April 18, 2021 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Webinars for clinicians and practitioners: video group clinics for asthma, Wednesday 21 April 2021 12:30-13:30
About this Event - Join this one-hour webinar as we discuss clinicians ’ experiences of introducing video group clinics to provide QOF reviews and support children, young people and adults living with asthma. Hear how this remote care model is helping to restore joy to remote consultations, creating time for person centred care and building service resilience through digital transformation. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - April 16, 2021 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Drug royalty ruling leaves scars on biotech and its sibling company
The dispute centered on how to use royalties from the GlaxoSmithKline blockbuster COPD and asthma drug Trelegy. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - April 15, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

Asthma Exacerbations, ED Admissions Decreased During Lockdown
Nonpharmaceutical interventions to reduce COVID - 19 associated with reduction in admissions for COPD, asthma (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - April 15, 2021 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Allergy, Emergency Medicine, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Asthma Exacerbations, ED Admissions Decreased During Lockdown
THURSDAY, April 15, 2021 -- The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdowns on asthma is explored in three studies published online March 29 in Thorax. Syed A. Shah, D. Phil., from the University of Edinburgh in the United Kingdom, and colleagues... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - April 15, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news