Air Pollution May Do More Harm to Women Than Men
(Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology)
Source: The Doctors Lounge - Oncology - September 2, 2022 Category: Cancer & Oncology Tags: Gynecology, Oncology, Pulmonology, Asthma, Preventive Medicine, News, Source Type: news

Air Pollution May Do More Harm to Women Than Men
FRIDAY, Sept. 2, 2022 -- Breathing in fumes from diesel exhaust may be more damaging to women than to men, a new, small Canadian study claims. “We already know that there are sex differences in lung diseases such as asthma and respiratory... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - September 2, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Air Pollution Kills Millions Every Year: Action Needed
The World Health Organization calls air pollution the “single biggest environmental threat to human health" and estimates that 99 percent of the world’s population live in locations that are above WHO thresholds designed to protect human health. . Credit: Malav Goswami/IPSBy Felix HorneSep 2 2022 (IPS) Tarik, age 42, lives in a village adjacent to a decades-old coal power plant in Bosnia and Herzegovina. On the day we visited, Bosnian cities were some of the most polluted places on Earth. Describing the devastating health toll the air pollution took each year on the village’s older residents he voiced his fear for hi...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - September 2, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Felix Horne Tags: Environment Global Headlines Health Source Type: news

Oil spill cleanup workers more likely to have asthma symptoms
<div class="rxbodyfield">Chemicals from Deepwater Horizon disaster associated with more wheeze.</div> (read more) (Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter)
Source: Environmental Factor - NIEHS Newsletter - September 2, 2022 Category: Environmental Health Source Type: news

Hakeem Hussain: 'Horrendous' lack of help for asthma death boy
A review finds fault with various agencies over their handling of seven-year-old Hakeem Hussain. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - September 1, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How turning the heat off this winter could damage your health
A survey found 70% of UK adults are planning to heat their homes less, as energy prices soar. But what could be the effect?Keeping the heating turned off is one surefire way of reducing gas and electricity bills this winter, but it could come at the expense of people ’s health – particularly those with heart and lung conditions.According to asurveyof more than 2,000 UK adults, 23% are planning to do without heating this winter, while about 70% said they planned to turn their heating on less. Yet each centigrade degree reduction below 18C in Britain has beencalculatedto correspond with an extra 3,500 deaths. Here are th...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - September 1, 2022 Category: Science Authors: Linda Geddes and Nicola Davis Tags: Health UK cost of living crisis Society UK news Business Energy bills & wellbeing Money Life and style Household bills Consumer affairs Fuel poverty Asthma Social exclusion Science Source Type: news

Pupils face life-threatening asthma attacks in coming weeks
THE number of life-threatening asthma attacks in children is set to soar in the coming weeks. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 31, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Common steroids used for asthma, allergies linked to brain decline, study finds
Both oral and inhaled glucocorticoids used for asthma, allergies and other inflammatory conditions may be linked to decreased white matter, which limits connectivity between different regions of the brain, a new study finds. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - August 31, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Asthma Risk May Be Increased in Oil Spill Response, Cleanup Workers
MONDAY, Aug. 22, 2022 -- For oil spill response and cleanup workers, total hydrocarbons (THCs) and benzene, toluene, ethylbenzene, o-, m-, and p-xylenes and n-hexane (BTEX-H) chemicals are associated with increased asthma risk, according to a study... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 22, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Cleanup Put Workers at Risk for Asthma
MONDAY, Aug. 22, 2022 -- Workers who cleaned up the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico were more likely than others to have developed asthma or related symptoms, a long-term follow-up shows. " This is the first study to ever look... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - August 22, 2022 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Cleanup Put Workers at Risk for Asthma
Title: Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Cleanup Put Workers at Risk for AsthmaCategory: Health NewsCreated: 8/22/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/22/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Asthma General)
Source: MedicineNet Asthma General - August 22, 2022 Category: Respiratory Medicine Source Type: news

A Legacy of the Deepwater Horizon Spill: Asthma in Cleanup Workers
(MedPage Today) -- Workers who responded to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 were more likely to report incident asthma within a few years, a cohort study found. Those oil spill response and cleanup workers were 60% more likely to report... (Source: MedPage Today Allergy)
Source: MedPage Today Allergy - August 20, 2022 Category: Allergy & Immunology Source Type: news

One-Third of YouTube Hay Fever Videos Are Misleading
THURSDAY, Aug. 18, 2022 -- Less than half of YouTube videos on allergic rhinitis provide useful information, according to a study published online July 13 in the Annals of Allergy, Asthma& Immunology. Celine Lund-Nielsen Remvig, from the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - August 18, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Oil spill cleanup workers more likely to have asthma symptoms
NIH study finds chemicals from Deepwater Horizon disaster associated with more wheeze. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - August 17, 2022 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Beware thunderous hayfever! Doctor claims this week's storms will spark 'thunder fever'
Storms and high pollen counts could rigger thousands of asthma attacks this week as tiny allergens are stirred up by the wet weather, some experts and charities have warned. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - August 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news