GSK files supplementary NDA for asthma treatment arnuity ellipta
GSK has submitted a supplementary new drug application (sNDA) to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the use of arnuity ellipta (fluticasone furoate) as a maintenance treatment of children with asthma. (Source: Pharmaceutical Technology)
Source: Pharmaceutical Technology - July 25, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Indoor pollution driving an asthma epidemic, experts warn
A new study by British researchers has shed light on the damaging impact of central heating, gas cookers, cleaning product chemicals, and mold on our lungs. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Damp, moldy homes tied to adult respiratory problems
(Reuters Health) - People living in homes with water damage, damp floors or visible mold are more likely to have chronic sinus problems and bronchitis, as well as allergies, asthma and other breathing disorders, according to a large study from Sweden. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Pollutant Exposure May Lead to Multi - Generational Asthma Risk
Elevated susceptibility to allergic asthma persists into F2, and with lesser magnitude, into F3 mice (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 21, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Nursing, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Allergy, Journal, Source Type: news

NICE changes mind and backs new drug for severe asthma
A new drug for patients with severe asthma has taken a significant step towards being made available on the NHS, following a change of heart by the medicines regulator. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - July 21, 2017 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

Asthma During Pregnancy: Exacerbations, Management, Outcomes Asthma During Pregnancy: Exacerbations, Management, Outcomes
Find out the best ways to manage pregnant women with asthma -- to optimize outcomes for both mother and baby.Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - July 21, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Journal Article Source Type: news

NICE recommends Teva ’s Cinqaero to treat severe eosinophilic asthma
The UK National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has recommended Teva Pharmaceutical Industries ’ Cinqaero (reslizumab) for the treatment of patients with severe eosinophilic asthma. (Source: Pharmaceutical Technology)
Source: Pharmaceutical Technology - July 20, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Exercise-Induced Asthma
(Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - July 20, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Asthma Complexities
Title: Asthma ComplexitiesCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 4/10/2001 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/20/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Asthma General)
Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - July 20, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

High Rates of Respiratory Problems Linked to Indoor Lifeguard Work High Rates of Respiratory Problems Linked to Indoor Lifeguard Work
Lifeguards who spend more than 500 hours a year working at indoor pools are two to six times more likely than colleagues who are exposed less often to have coughs, asthma, and throat and eye irritation, according to a small study in Canada.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medscape Today News Source Type: news

High-dose vitamin D 'doesn't prevent colds and flu in kids'
Conclusion This study found giving a high dose of vitamin D to healthy children in the winter doesn't reduce their overall risk of upper airway infections compared with the standard recommended dose. This well-designed study used several measures to ensure the results were robust. For example, researchers: used randomisation to split the children into groups blinded parents as to which treatment the child was receiving to make sure this knowledge couldn't affect their perception of their child's health used laboratory tests to confirm that the child did have a viral infection There was a reduction in flu with high-...
Source: NHS News Feed - July 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pregnancy/child Source Type: news

Why We Fear Death and How to Integrate It into Our Lives
From our first breath in this lifetime until the split second the heart clock stops ticking away the moments of our incarnation, we are on call to this concept called death. Avoid it though we try, deny it, though we attempt, dance away from it, though we insist, it beckons us with finger crooked in our direction. For some it is a blessed relief, at the end of an illness, for others, wracked with serious mental illness, a seductive force to which they may succumb. For others, still, it arrives unbidden, quite by surprise. We use language to describe the experience, such as: Kick the bucket Angel of death Give up the ghost...
Source: Psych Central - July 19, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Edie Weinstein, MSW, LSW Tags: Anxiety Grief and Loss Motivation and Inspiration Psychology Self-Help Bereavement death dying Existentialism fear of death five stages of grief Mortality Source Type: news

A City Takes Action - Emerging Strategies for Integrating Health and Housing
A case study on how Boston has prioritized housing, asthma prevention, and the health needs of pregnant women to address the needs of its vulnerable residents. (Source: HSR Information Central)
Source: HSR Information Central - July 19, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Study: Physical, breathing exam best way to diagnose asthma
University of Texas researchers have determined that effective treatment of asthma must include a physical, breathing exams and a review of health history. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High rates of respiratory problems linked to indoor lifeguard work
(Reuters Health) - Lifeguards who spend more than 500 hours a year working at indoor pools are two to six times more likely than colleagues who are exposed less often to have coughs, asthma, and throat and eye irritation, according to a small study in Canada. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 18, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Higher HDL Levels Linked to Lower Inflammation in Atopic Asthma Higher HDL Levels Linked to Lower Inflammation in Atopic Asthma
High-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol levels are negatively correlated with inflammatory biomarkers in patients with atopic asthma, while triglycerides are positively associated with inflammation, according to a new study by researchers at the National Institutes of Health.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - July 18, 2017 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

What are the best ways to diagnose and manage asthma?
(University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston) A team of experts from The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston examined the current information available from many different sources on diagnosing and managing mild to moderate asthma in adults and summarized them. They determined that essential, effective treatment must involve a physical and breathing exam, a comprehensive health history of the patient and ask questions that may answer what triggers may cause an asthma attack. The findings are now available in JAMA. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 18, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Maternal Uncontrolled Asthma Ups Risk of Asthma in Offspring
Association seen for early - onset persistent and transient asthma in children (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 17, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Nursing, Pediatrics, Pharmacy, Pulmonology, Allergy, Journal, Source Type: news

9/11 Survivors More Likely to Have Heart, Lung Diseases
Study found those exposed to dust cloud also more prone to develop asthma (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - July 17, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Cardiology, Psychiatry, Rheumatology, Asthma, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Asthma Diagnosis Associated with Type 1 Diabetes
Results from studies on the asthma-diabetes connection are inconsistent. A novel analysis may help clarify directionality. (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - July 17, 2017 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Mark L. Fuerst Tags: Asthma Diabetes Source Type: news

Asthma History Linked to Left Ventricular Disease
The link between early asthma and left ventricular hypertrophy was independent of a range of major cardiovascular risk factors. (Source: ConsultantLive)
Source: ConsultantLive - July 17, 2017 Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Mark L. Fuerst Tags: Asthma Cardiovascular Diseases Source Type: news

COPD vs. Asthma (6 Differences and 6 Similarities)
Title: COPD vs. Asthma (6 Differences and 6 Similarities)Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 7/17/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/17/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - July 17, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

COPD vs. Asthma (Differences and Similarities)
Title: COPD vs. Asthma (Differences and Similarities)Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 7/17/2017 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/17/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Lungs General)
Source: MedicineNet Lungs General - July 17, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

9/11 survivors may be at increased risk of heart and lung disease years later
(BioMed Central) People who were exposed to the dust cloud or sustained physical injuries during the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001 may be at increased long-term risk of asthma, other respiratory diseases and heart attack, according to a study published in the open access journal Injury Epidemiology. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 16, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Controlling asthma in pregnancy may help keep disease from kids
Children whose mothers had uncontrolled asthma during pregnancy are at increased risk of developing the disease at a young age, a new study finds. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Asthma Control Essential in Pregnancy, Study Suggests
Kids appear more likely to develop the disorder when moms aren't effectively treated Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Asthma, Asthma in Children, Health Problems in Pregnancy (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - July 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Benefit of caffeine on preemie lungs endures into childhood
A trial that is unlikely to be repeated shows that the short-term benefit to lung function of treating preterm babies with caffeine persists to age 11. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 14, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Respiratory / Asthma Source Type: news

Asthma Control Essential in Pregnancy, Study Suggests
FRIDAY, July 14, 2017 -- Children whose mothers had uncontrolled asthma during pregnancy are at increased risk of developing the disease at a young age, a new study finds. The findings suggest that " maintaining asthma control during pregnancy is an... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 14, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Obscure Asthma Drug Shows Promise for Treating Diabetes Obscure Asthma Drug Shows Promise for Treating Diabetes
A small proof-of-concept study has suggested that the asthma drug amlexanox could be repurposed to treat type 2 diabetes and may improve nonalcoholic fatty-liver disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Green, yellow, or brown phlegm: What does it mean?
The color of phlegm can reveal important things about the state of health a body is in. In this article, learn what the different colors of phlegm mean. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Respiratory / Asthma Source Type: news

Sunovion divests asthma, allergy tech to Covis Pharma
Sunovion Pharmaceuticals said today that it plans to divest the U.S. market rights for its allergy and asthma products to Covis Pharma, in an effort to narrow its focus to the company’s COPD portfolio. Included in the deal is Sunovion’s Alvesco inhalation aerosol, its Omnaris nasal spray and its Zetonna nasal aerosol. All three products are ciclesonides that are approved to treat either asthma or allergic rhinitis. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Sunovion divests asthma, allergy tech to Covis Pharma appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - July 13, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Drug-Device Combinations Pharmaceuticals Respiratory Wall Street Beat covispharma Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

AstraZeneca to invest $100m to expand Sydney manufacturing plant
Pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca is investing an additional $100m to expand its manufacturing facility in North Ryde, Sydney, to develop inhaler products for the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). (Source: Pharmaceutical Technology)
Source: Pharmaceutical Technology - July 12, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Asthma: Over the Counter Treatment
Title: Asthma: Over the Counter TreatmentCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 9/21/1999 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 7/12/2017 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Asthma General)
Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - July 12, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Asthma Breakthrough: Azithromycin Improves Quality of Life for Asthma Patients
News blog (Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates)
Source: The Aspergillus Website - updates - July 11, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Authors: GAtherton Source Type: news

Trinseo launches polymer solutions for drug delivery devices
Trinseo (NYSE:TSE) said today that its consumer essential markets division now offers specialty engineered polymer solutions for medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers to use in the production of drug delivery devices. The combination devices that can leverage Trinseo materials include auto-injectors, asthma inhalers, insulin pens, wearable devices and prefilled syringes, according to the Berwyn, Penn.-based company. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Trinseo launches polymer solutions for drug delivery devices appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - July 11, 2017 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Drug-Device Combinations Wall Street Beat trinseo Source Type: news

Eating sugary foods while pregnant raises risk of asthma
Queen Mary University London and Bristol University researchers used data from 9,000 pairs of mothers and children who were pregnant in the early 1990s for the study. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - July 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Diet of vegetables and wild game found to prevent diabetes and asthma
(Natural News) Professor Tim Spector from King’s College London, author of The Diet Myth, said a hunter-gatherer diet, one which includes seasonal vegetables and wild game, can help replenish our gut bacteria. Spector spent three days consuming this type of diet during his stay with a Tanzanian tribe called the Hadza, who live in the... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Increasing BMI Causally Linked to Asthma, Not Hay Fever
Significant correlation for genetic risk score with FEV1, FVC per BMI - increasing allele (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 10, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Internal Medicine, Allergy, ENT, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

Beyond Data: Children's Environmental Health, Asthma, Extreme Heat, Radon, and Chronic Disease
CDC is sponsoring the second annual National Environmental Public Health Tracking Program Week (Tracking Week) during July 10-14, 2017. To learn more about the Tracking Program and to join the Tracking Week conversation, follow the hashtag #BeyondData on Facebook and Twitter. And, join us for the Beyond Data Twitter Chat on July, 13th from 2-3pm ET. Use the hashtag #BeyondData. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - July 10, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Beyond Data: Children ’s Environmental Health, Asthma, Extreme Heat, Radon, and Chronic Disease
CDC is sponsoring the second annual National Environmental Public Health Tracking Program Week (Tracking Week) during July 10-14, 2017. To learn more about the Tracking Program and to join the Tracking Week conversation, follow the hashtag #BeyondData on Facebook and Twitter. And, join us for the Beyond Data Twitter Chat on July, 13th from 2-3pm ET. Use the hashtag #BeyondData. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - July 10, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Health Tip: When Air Quality is Poor
-- Poor air quality is a serious issue for people with breathing problems, such as asthma. When air quality is poor, the National Weather Service suggests: If you're exercising outdoors, make your routine less strenuous than usual Take more... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 10, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

G-BA confirms Teva's Cinqaero gives minor additional benefit in severe asthma
The German Federal Joint Committee (G-BA) has determined that Teva Pharmaceuticals Europe's Cinqaero (reslizumab) provides minor additional benefit in certain asthma cases. (Source: Pharmaceutical Technology)
Source: Pharmaceutical Technology - July 9, 2017 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Exposure to farm animals protects farm children from asthma, researchers find
(Natural News) Asthma is a common disease among most children, with the exception being farm children. Immunologists from the University of Zurich have pinpointed the cause: exposure to farm animals. Specifically, the researchers have identified a sialic acid in farm animals that has proven to be effective against lung tissue inflammation. The sialic acid is... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - July 9, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sugar Intake During Pregnancy Tied to Allergy in Offspring
As maternal sugar intake rose, so did allergies and asthma in children by age 7 (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - July 7, 2017 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Gynecology, Nursing, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Allergy, Journal, Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Maternal sugar intake linked to allergic asthma in offspring
New research examines the link between maternal intake of sugar during pregnancy and the risk of the offspring developing allergies and allergic asthma. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Respiratory / Asthma Source Type: news

Wisconsin Environmental Public Health Data Tracker
Data portal provides state- and county-level data on environmental public health topics, including air quality, asthma, oral health, water, reproductive health, cancer, and lead poisoning. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - July 7, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Popcorn lung: Causes, symptoms, and treatment
What is popcorn lung and what causes it? Learn about this rare condition affecting the lungs, how it is diagnosed, its symptoms, and how to manage them. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 7, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Respiratory / Asthma Source Type: news

Could a Sweet Tooth in Pregnancy Spur Allergies in Kids?
As maternal sugar intake rose, so did allergies and asthma in kids by age 7, study found Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Allergy, Asthma in Children, Pregnancy and Nutrition (Source: MedlinePlus Health News)
Source: MedlinePlus Health News - July 6, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Could a Sweet Tooth in Pregnancy Spur Allergies in Kids?
THURSDAY, July 6, 2017 -- Bingeing on chocolate, pastries and soda during pregnancy might have an unintended downside -- setting kids up for asthma and allergies, new research suggests. The study of more than 9,000 mother-child pairs in Britain... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - July 6, 2017 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Sugar intake during pregnancy is associated with allergy and allergic asthma in children
High maternal sugar intake during pregnancy may increase the risk of allergy and allergic asthma in the offspring, according to an early study led by Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) involving University of Bristol researchers and almost 9,000 mother-child pairs. While some research has reported an association between a high consumption of sugar-containing beverages and asthma in children, the relation between maternal sugar intake during pregnancy and allergy and asthma in the offspring has been little studied. (Source: University of Bristol news)
Source: University of Bristol news - July 6, 2017 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Health, Research; Faculty of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, School of Social and Community Medicine, Institutes, Jean Golding; Press Release Source Type: news