A Better Asthma Prediction Tool for Preschoolers?
(MedPage Today) -- A simple screening tool based on cough, wheeze, and medication use flagged asthma risk in 3-year-olds with greater accuracy than standard strategies, researchers reported. The CHILDhood Asthma Risk Tool (CHART) outperformed... (Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics)
Source: MedPage Today Pediatrics - October 6, 2022 Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news

Increase in Acute Respiratory Illnesses Among Children and Adolescents Associated with Rhinoviruses and Enteroviruses, Including Enterovirus D68 - United States, July-September 2022
This report describes surveillance data that indicate increases in children with acute respiratory illness and asthma or reactive airway disease during the summer of 2022. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - October 6, 2022 Category: American Health Tags: Asthma Children's Health Data & Statistics MMWR Morbidity Mortality Weekly Report Enterovirus D68 Source Type: news

Why Native Americans Are Dying Sooner
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that American life expectancy had taken a nosedive during the pandemic, with the biggest drop occurring among non-Hispanic American Indians and Alaska Natives. It was reassuring to see coverage of this terrible trend; but largely absent was the context and history underlying these disparities. The reasons why indigenous people were hit hardest by COVID-19 go beyond the fact that they also have very high rates of underlying comorbidities—like obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. Instead the roots of health disparities among indigeno...
Source: TIME: Health - October 5, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Céline R. Gounder Tags: Uncategorized freelance health Source Type: news

Episode 4: Team Effort: Multidisciplinary Approach to Severe Asthma Episode 4: Team Effort: Multidisciplinary Approach to Severe Asthma
Drs Wechsler and Jackson discuss their partnerships with nurses, asthma educators, psychologists, speech therapists, and other specialists when diagnosing and treating patients with severe asthma.Medscape (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - October 4, 2022 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine InDiscussion Source Type: news

Vaccine-Associated Aluminum Linked to Persistent Asthma in Young Children
FRIDAY, Sept. 30, 2022 -- There is an association between vaccine-associated aluminum and persistent asthma among children with and without eczema, according to a study published online Sept. 27 in Academic Pediatrics. Matthew F. Daley, M.D., from... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 30, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

LAMA Takes a Hit in New Update LAMA Takes a Hit in New Update
We ' ve heard this story before; LAMA monotherapy is the latest casualty of current asthma treatment.Medscape Critical Care (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pulmonary Medicine Viewpoint Source Type: news

Coolio, ‘Gangsta’s Paradise’ Rapper, Dies at 59
From a bookish, asthmatic child to crack addict to mainstream hitmaker, the West Coast M.C. charted a unique path to hip-hop stardom. #mainstreamhitmaker #coolio (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - September 29, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study Probes Links Between Vaccines and Asthma in Kids, With Inconclusive Results
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 28, 2022 -- Aluminum in childhood vaccines has long been the cause of speculation about a potential link to allergies and asthma, but a new study designed to figure out whether there might be a connection did not come to a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 28, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Alzheimer's Drug Slows Cognitive Decline; Vaccine-Asthma Link; What Drives Burnout?
(MedPage Today) -- Note that some links may require subscriptions. Investigational lecanemab showed a small but significant reduction in cognitive decline in early Alzheimer's disease in a phase III trial, drug developers Eisai and Biogen said... (Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry)
Source: MedPage Today Psychiatry - September 28, 2022 Category: Psychiatry Source Type: news

EARLY RELEASE: Increase in Acute Respiratory Illnesses Among Children and Adolescents Associated with Rhinoviruses and Enteroviruses, Including Enterovirus D68 - United States, July-September 2022
This report describes surveillance data that indicate increases in children with acute respiratory illness and asthma or reactive airway disease during the summer of 2022. (Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report)
Source: CDC Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report - September 27, 2022 Category: American Health Tags: Asthma MMWR Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report Enterovirus D68 Source Type: news

Study tries to see if child vaccines and asthma are linked
A federally funded study has found a possible link between aluminum in some childhood vaccines and persistent asthma, but experts say the study has several shortcomings (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - September 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

EU Approves First Biologic for Severe Uncontrolled Asthma EU Approves First Biologic for Severe Uncontrolled Asthma
Tezspire is the first and only biologic approved in the EU for patients with severe asthma with no phenotype or biomarker limitations.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - September 26, 2022 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Paternal Childhood Smoke Exposure Tied to Asthma Risk in Offspring
Fathers ' passive smoke exposure through childhood to puberty linked to nonallergic asthma risk in offspring (Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge)
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - September 21, 2022 Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Family Medicine, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Allergy, Journal, Source Type: news

Paternal Childhood Smoke Exposure Tied to Asthma Risk in Offspring
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 21, 2022 -- Fathers ' passive smoke exposure through childhood may be associated with nonallergic asthma risk in offspring, according to a research letter published online Sept. 14 in the European Respiratory Journal. Jiacheng Liu,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - September 21, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Asthma inhalers and climate change [NG80], NICE (updated September 2022)
NICE, working with the British Thoracic Society (BTS), the Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) and Asthma+Lung UK, has updated its decision aid on asthma inhalers and climate change. The decision aid includes text and diagrams to support discussions between people with asthma and their health professionals, so they can make informed decisions about their choice of inhalers in relation to their potential contribution to climate change. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news