Community health worker support improves inhaler adherence in urban children with asthma
Visits from a community health worker were associated with improved medication adherence and inhaler technique among urban children with asthma, according to a study published...
1 day ago - Healio
Evaluating staphylococcal enterotoxins may help to better phenotype patients with asthma
Screenings that examine whether patients with asthma are sensitized to staphylococcal enterotoxins could help predict the evolution of comorbidities and lead to targeted...
4 days ago - Healio
More frequent asthma exacerbations associated with rapid, long-term lung function decline
In a large study of people with asthma in the United Kingdom followed for up to 60 years, more frequent asthma exacerbations were associated with a faster decline in lung...
5 days ago - Healio
First multi-center, large-scale registry of severe asthma patients launched in Singapore
A research network formed by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore's Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine , Changi General Hospital , Singapore General Hospital , and Tan...
5 days ago - News Medical
Manuka Honey Helps Combat Antibiotic Resistant Lung Infection
Honey has been valued for its antimicrobial properties for thousands of years. Made from flower nectar, honey contains sugars, amino acids, phenolics and other compounds that...
5 days ago - Mercola
Third week of September is worst week of the year for asthma and allergy sufferers
Experts warn that the third week of September is 'peak week' for asthma and allergy complications, Dr Robert McDermott of AllerVie tells DailyMail.com.
6 days ago - Daily Mail
Q&A: Severe asthma treatment with biologics remains safe during COVID-19 pandemic
Patients who received biologic treatment for asthma did not experience higher SARS-CoV-2 infection rates than the general population, according to a study published in The...
7 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
Regular vaping can cause damage to the airways of a person's lungs
People who regularly vape may be at risk of developing obstructions to their lungs' airways and asthma like symptoms, a study of four frequent users of the devices found.
8 days ago - Daily Mail
Tezepelumab reduces mucus plugging in patients with moderate to severe uncontrolled asthma
Tezepelumab treatment reduced mucus scores, which correlated with lung function improvement, among patients with moderate to severe uncontrolled asthma, researchers reported at...
8 days ago - Healio
Educational handouts aim to help families manage, cope with pediatric food allergy
Handouts designed to educate families about food allergy received high marks for their clarity and usefulness from a sample of potential users, according to a study published...
9 days ago - Healio
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‘I'm so, so proud': Guthries enjoy flag win together
Winning a premiership is special, but winning alongside his brother made it even better for All-Australian Cat Cam Guthrie.
The Effect of Suit Wear During an Intensive Therapy Program in Children With...
Purpose: To examine the effects of suit wear during an intensive therapy program on motor function among children with cerebral palsy. Method: Twenty children were randomized...
Early Developmental Trends in High-Risk Neonates Later Diagnosed With Autism...
Purpose: We hypothesized that clinical data from a neonatal intensive care unit infant developmental follow-up clinic would identify early manifestations of autism spectrum...
The 30-Second Walk Test Norms for Children
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The Oft-Forgotten Team Members: Health Unit Coordinators
It was our pleasure to attend the 40th Annual Education Conference of the National Association of Health Unit Coordinators in mid-August this year. The program was "open to all...
Ben Hunt tips a Shark to snap up game's top award
Ben Hunt is the red-hot favourite to win the Dally M on Wednesday, but the Dragons skipper fears a Cronulla rival might pip him.
How to help a loved one navigate a medical condition
Watching a loved one live with a medical condition can be heartbreaking. But when someone we love is in need, it's time to act.
South Korea pounces as the once-mighty Japan struggles to innovate
South Korean workers are on track to become wealthier and more productive than their Japanese counterparts.
Food groups and nutrients consumption and risk of endometriosis: a...
Dietary factors may play a role in the etiology of endometriosis and dietary intake of some food groups and nutrients could be associated with endometriosis risk. This...
‘I know what not to do': What actor Thomas Cocquerel has learned about dating
The Gilded Age actor opens up about his supportive mother, coming from a family of actors, and his best relationship advice.