Health risk behaviors, violence exposure, and current asthma among adolescents in the United States - Han YY, Forno E, Celedon JC.
BACKGROUND: Asthma may worsen during adolescence, due to both health risk behaviors and psychosocial stressors commonly encountered during this life stage. METHODS: Cross-sectional study of 24  612 high school students who participated in the 2009... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - January 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

AHA: Breastfeeding May Help a Mom's Heart
THURSDAY, Jan. 10, 2019 (American Heart Association) -- Studies have long touted the benefits of breastfeeding for infants, including stronger immune systems and lower risk for asthma, obesity and Type 2 diabetes. But babies aren't the only ones... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 10, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

E-Cigarette Aerosol Exposure Tied to Asthma Symptoms
THURSDAY, Jan. 10, 2019 -- Secondhand exposure to electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS) aerosols may be related to asthma symptoms in youth, according to a study published in the January issue of CHEST. Jennifer E. Bayly, from the National... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 10, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ask Can You Get Rid of Asthma
Can You Get Rid of Asthma? (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - January 10, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Cancer comorbidities reduce clinical trial participation, new SWOG study shows
(SWOG) Cancer patients with other illnesses or conditions, such as hypertension, asthma, or a prior cancer, are less likely to talk with their health care provider about a cancer clinical trial, are less likely to be offered to join a clinical trial, and ultimately less likely to enroll in a trial, according to the results of a new SWOG Cancer Research Network study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer)
Source: EurekAlert! - Cancer - January 10, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: news

Depression Tied to Worse Asthma Outcomes in Urban Teens
More than a fourth with asthma reported depressive symptoms, greater symptom severity (Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Psychiatry - January 9, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Family Medicine, Nursing, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Pulmonology, Allergy, Journal, Source Type: news

Propeller Health launches in-app pharmacy feature
Propeller Health today launched a feature within the Propeller mobile app designed to connect users directly with pharmacy services. The Madison, Wis.-based company kicked off the feature with Walgreens, giving Walgreens patients the option to manage their asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease medication regimen within the mobile app. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post Propeller Health launches in-app pharmacy feature appeared first on MassDevice. (Source: Mass Device)
Source: Mass Device - January 9, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Business/Financial News Drug-Device Combinations Pharmaceuticals Respiratory Propeller Health Source Type: news

Depression Tied to Worse Asthma Outcomes in Urban Teens
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 9, 2019 -- Depressive symptoms are prevalent among urban teens with asthma and are associated with worse outcomes, according to a study published online Dec. 19 in Academic Pediatrics. Michelle Shankar, from the University of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Friends' Vaping Could Pose Danger to Kids With Asthma
Title: Friends' Vaping Could Pose Danger to Kids With AsthmaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/8/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/9/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Asthma General)
Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - January 9, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Shocking international study reveals that adolescents who eat fast food are 40% more likely to have severe asthma
(Natural News) A study has revealed one more reason to stop eating fast food: it is linked to the “the rising prevalence of asthma and allergies, especially among children.” How is fast food linked to asthma? Published data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey has revealed that over... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Friends' Vaping Could Pose Danger to Kids With Asthma
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 9, 2019 -- Add another danger that e-cigarettes pose to teenagers: A new study finds secondhand exposure to vaping may raise the chances of asthma attacks in adolescents with the respiratory condition. Middle school and high school... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 8, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

New treatment recommended for people with severe asthma
Another potentially life-changing treatment should be available to people with a severe form of asthma, NICE says. (Source: NHS Networks)
Source: NHS Networks - January 7, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Allergic Reaction to Airborne Fish Proteins May Have Led to Boy ’ s Death in Brooklyn
The boy, Cameron Jean-Pierre, 11, had asthma and was allergic to fish and peanuts. Experts said a combination of the two conditions could have caused a fatal reaction. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CHRISTINA CARON Tags: Allergies Fish and Other Marine Life Asthma Cameron Jean-Pierre Proteins Canarsie (Brooklyn, NY) Source Type: news

11-Year-Old Boy ’ s Death in Brooklyn May Have Been Caused by Airborne Fish Proteins
The sixth grader, Cameron Jean-Pierre, had asthma and was allergic to fish and peanuts. Experts said a combination of the two conditions could have caused a fatal reaction. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - January 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: CHRISTINA CARON Tags: Allergies Fish and Other Marine Life Asthma Cameron Jean-Pierre Proteins Canarsie (Brooklyn, NY) Source Type: news

Persistent Cough May Mean See Your Doctor
SATURDAY, Jan. 5, 2019 -- After suffering through a cold, many people still have a persistent cough -- but why? According to Dr. Jonathan Parsons, director of the Asthma Center at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, here are some reasons... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 5, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

NICE backs regular injection as extra option for severe asthma
A third biological treatment looks set to be approved by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence for treating patients with severe asthma in England and Wales. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - January 4, 2019 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

'Life-changing' asthma injection will be offered to patients who can't use inhalers
Around 100,000 patients in the UK whose symptoms are too bad for traditional inhalers or steroids will be eligible for treatment with benralizumab. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Reducing Corticosteroid-Related Adverse Events in Asthma Reducing Corticosteroid-Related Adverse Events in Asthma
The chronic use of corticosteroids is frequently associated with adverse events in asthmatics. What strategies may help reduce these events?Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - January 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Allergy & Clinical Immunology Journal Article Source Type: news

Provisional thumbs up for biological asthma drug
Benralizumab may be more convenient option for severe form of condition that inhalers fail to control, says NICE Related items fromOnMedica Parents ’ fertility may influence child’s asthma risk Babies ’ nose bacteria may be linked to respiratory infection and asthma risk (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - January 4, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How pulmonary function tests work
Pulmonary function tests check the lungs for issues including asthma, allergies, and bronchitis. Learn more about what pulmonary functions tests are for, and how they work, here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - January 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Respiratory Source Type: news

Study: Asthma Often Undetected in Urban Teens
Asthma is the most common chronic illness among children, and it can lead to school absences, reduced physical activity and quality of life, and the need for health care services. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - January 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Smoking Habits Do Not Differ for Teens With, Without Asthma
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 2, 2019 -- Smoking habits do not differ for adolescents with asthma or their parents versus those without asthma, according to a letter to the editor published online Dec. 4 in Allergy. Ulrika Hellberg, from the Karolinska Institutet... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 2, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Asthma Often Goes Undetected in Urban Teens, Study Finds
WEDNESDAY, Jan. 2, 2019 -- For many city-dwelling teens with asthma, their chronic lung disease may go undiagnosed and untreated, a new study finds. According to a survey of more than 33,000 New York City high school students, 20 percent reported... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - January 2, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Asthma Often Goes Undetected in Urban Teens, Study Finds
Title: Asthma Often Goes Undetected in Urban Teens, Study FindsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/2/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/2/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Asthma General)
Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - January 2, 2019 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

FDA approves Teva's digital inhaler for asthma & COPD patients
The Food and Drug Administration approved Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.'s ProAir Digihaler, a device the company describes as "the first and only digital inhaler with built-in sensors that detect when the inhaler is used and measure inhalation flow." The ProAir Digihaler was approved for the treatment or prevention of bronchospasm in patients aged 4 years and older with reversible obstructive airway disease, and for prevention of exercise-induced bronchospasm in patients aged 4 years and… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 27, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: John George Source Type: news

Pediatric Asthma Risk Score Has Good Sensitivity, Specificity
PARS has improved ability over API for predicting asthma in children with mild - to - moderate risk (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - December 27, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Nursing, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Allergy, Journal, Source Type: news

Pediatric Asthma Risk Score Has Good Sensitivity, Specificity
THURSDAY, Dec. 27, 2018 -- A new quantitative personalized tool can better predict asthma development in young children than the Asthma Predictive Index (API), according to a study published online Dec. 13 in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 27, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Vitamin D intake and obesity in occupational asthma patients and need for supplementation
(Bentham Science Publishers) The research was conducted to assess the vitamin D intake in occupational asthma patients and the relation with body mass index, comorbidities related to vitamin D deficit, lung function and quality of life. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 27, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

FDA approves Teva ’s digital COPD, asthma inhaler
Teva (NYSE:TEVA) said this week that the FDA approved its ProAir Digihaler device – a digital inhaler that uses sensors to connect to a companion mobile app for people with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The company’s device features built-in sensors that can measure inspiratory flow and detect when the inhaler is used. After the data is sent to a mobile app, the user can review historical data and share it with their healthcare professionals. Get the full story at our sister site, Drug Delivery Business News. The post FDA approves Teva’s digital COPD, asthma inhaler appeared first...
Source: Mass Device - December 26, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Sarah Faulkner Tags: Drug-Device Combinations Featured Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Pharmaceuticals Regulatory/Compliance Wall Street Beat Teva Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Review of Biologics in Children With Severe Asthma Review of Biologics in Children With Severe Asthma
Biologics are revolutionizing the management of moderate to severe asthma. A summary of currently approved biologics in addition to a few new medications that are still being evaluated.CHEST and Medscape (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - December 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Article Source Type: news

The Weaponization of Narcan
Narcan, the trade name of the opiate antidote naloxone, has become a part of the modern lexicon. It can even be found in the Urban Dictionary. Although initially a noun, it is now a widely used verb as in, “I Narcanned that patient,” or, “I Narcanned your Honor Student.” Narcan is so effective that we have even dreamed up imaginary clinical situations to administer it. YouTube is full of videos of police officers giving themselves or colleagues Narcan for suspected “fentanyl exposure.” A popular video shows a police officer giving Narcan to another officer after exposure to what was late...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - December 21, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Bryan Bledsoe, DO, FACEP, FAEMS Tags: Airway & Respiratory Exclusive Articles Columns Source Type: news

The Weaponization of Narcan
Narcan, the trade name of the opiate antidote naloxone, has become a part of the modern lexicon. It can even be found in the Urban Dictionary. Although initially a noun, it is now a widely used verb as in, “I Narcanned that patient,” or, “I Narcanned your Honor Student.” Narcan is so effective that we have even dreamed up imaginary clinical situations to administer it. YouTube is full of videos of police officers giving themselves or colleagues Narcan for suspected “fentanyl exposure.” A popular video shows a police officer giving Narcan to another officer after exposure to what was late...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - December 21, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Bryan Bledsoe, DO, FACEP, FAEMS Tags: Airway & Respiratory Exclusive Articles Columns Source Type: news

Asthma patient became suicidal after taking steroid medication
(Natural News) For the longest time, Big Pharma has sold the lie that prescriptions drugs can cure various ailments. However, in the U.K., tens of thousands of people with asthma are experiencing negative side effects because of the very drugs that are supposed to relieve their condition. According to Asthma UK, a British charity based... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - December 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Don't want your child to have asthma or hayfever? Get a pet!
University of Gothenburg, researchers studied more than 1,200 children aged seven to nine, recording how many pets they had in their first year of life and if they had asthma, eczema or hayfever. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

More Pets, Fewer Allergies
Children who live with cats and dogs when they are infants are less likely to develop allergies later in childhood (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - December 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: NICHOLAS BAKALAR Tags: Dogs Children and Childhood Cats Asthma Pets Allergies Source Type: news

hydrocortisone oral (Cortef)
Title: hydrocortisone oral (Cortef)Category: MedicationsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/17/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Asthma General)
Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - December 17, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

Don't Let Holiday Season Stress Worsen Your Allergies, Asthma
Title: Don't Let Holiday Season Stress Worsen Your Allergies, AsthmaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 12/16/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/17/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Allergies General)
Source: MedicineNet Allergies General - December 17, 2018 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

Don't Let Holiday Season Stress Worsen Your Allergies, Asthma
SUNDAY, Dec. 16, 2018 -- Reducing stress could cut your risk of allergy and asthma symptoms during the holidays. " Studies show stress can cause a number of negative health effects, including causing more symptoms for allergy and asthma sufferers, " ... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - December 16, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Subfertility Linked to Increased Asthma Risk in Offspring
Asthma risk also increased with maternal history of miscarriages at 12 weeks or earlier (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - December 14, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Gynecology, Pathology, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Allergy, Journal, Source Type: news

Groundbreaking app detects a child's risk of asthma in just SIX yes or no questions
Dr Ramesh Kurukulaaratchy, from University Hospital Southampton NHS Trust, was one of the scientists behind the app - available on Google Play and the Apple App Store. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - December 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Subfertility Linked to Increased Asthma Risk in Offspring
FRIDAY, Dec. 14, 2018 -- Parental subfertility is associated with an increased asthma risk among offspring, according to a study published online Dec. 4 in Thorax. Maria Christine Magnus, Ph.D., from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health in Oslo,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - December 14, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

fluticasone propionate oral inhaler (Flovent)
Title: fluticasone propionate oral inhaler (Flovent)Category: MedicationsCreated: 7/23/1998 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/14/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Asthma General)
Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - December 14, 2018 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

How does diet during pregnancy impact allergies in offspring?
(Children's National Health System) A small percentage of women said they consumed fewer allergens during pregnancy to stave off food allergies in their newborns, according to preliminary research Karen Robbins, M.D., presented during the American College of Asthma Allergy and Immunology 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Mental Health, Sleep Deprivation and Career Stress in EMS and Fire
The human brain is a marvelous, yet complicated system. Researchers spend entire careers studying what makes the brain act or react to certain experiences. A mental health issue stemming from life’s experiences has culturally been seen as a sign of weakness, but actually is part of a very complex architecture that’s unique from person to person. In order to gain an understanding of how stress plays a role in the lives of first responders, we need to start answering some hard questions: What leads to burn-out? What’s associated with PTSD? How is lack of sleep affecting the mental health states of first res...
Source: JEMS Special Topics - December 13, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Morgan K. Anderson, MPH Tags: Exclusive Articles Resiliency Operations Source Type: news

Study Links Air Pollution with Rescue Inhaler Use
This study is unique in that it looked at how air pollution impacts someone’s day-to-day life, in terms of their symptoms,” said Meredith Barrett, vice president of research at Propeller Health, in an interview with MD+DI. She said past studies have had to rely on mortality or hospitalization data to understand how air pollution affects asthma, which represents more rare and severe exacerbation events. “By using this medication-use data, we’re able to look at the daily burden of disease,” she said. Data was gat...
Source: MDDI - December 13, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Susan Shepard Tags: Digital Health Source Type: news

New tool could improve asthma prediction in children
A new tool could supplant the old standard for predicting asthma in children, a study says. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - December 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Cincinnati Children ’s researchers create tool to predict asthma
Cincinnati Children's Hospital scientists have created a tool that appears to be the most accurate, noninvasive method yet developed to predict asthma in young children. Researchers hope the Pediatric Asthma Risk Score (PARS) will become the most common tool used by medical practitioners to predict asthma and help prevent the common airway disease from developing. "PARS is superior to the Asthma Predictive Index in its ability to predict asthma in children with m ild to moderate asthma risk with… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - December 13, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Bill Cieslewicz Source Type: news

Cincinnati Children ’s researchers create tool to predict asthma
Cincinnati Children's Hospital scientists have created a tool that appears to be the most accurate, noninvasive method yet developed to predict asthma in young children. Researchers hope the Pediatric Asthma Risk Score (PARS) will become the most common tool used by medical practitioners to predict asthma and help prevent the common airway disease from developing. "PARS is superior to the Asthma Predictive Index in its ability to predict asthma in children with m ild to moderate asthma risk with… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - December 13, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Bill Cieslewicz Source Type: news

Novartis receives European Commission approval for self-administration of Xolair ® across all indications
Novartis today announced that the European Commission (EC) has approved Xolair® (omalizumab) prefilled syringe (PFS) for self-administration, allowing patients with severe allergic asthma (SAA) and chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) to administer their own treatment. With this approval, Xolair is the first and only biologic to offer the option of self-administration for SAA and CSU. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - December 13, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Novartis Business and Industry Source Type: news

Uganda: Temperature Dip Triggers Health Alert
[Monitor] Kampala -Ugandans with respiratory diseases or conditions such as asthma or allergies are at increased risk of severe attacks due to the sudden change in weather, currently marked by significant drop in temperatures, experts said yesterday. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - December 13, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news