Adherence to asthma, COPD medications varies by age
7 days ago - By Healio
A new study highlights age-specific differences in adherence to asthma and COPD medications, with the lowest adherence in young adults and the highest adherence in children and older adults.
Researchers used the Propeller Health digital health platform to track medication use. The platform works by attaching a small sensor to a patient's existing inhaler, which tracks medication use and can provide insights on adherence, symptoms and triggers to the Propeller Health app.
“This study highlights that a 'one-size-fits-all' approach would not work for improving medication
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Study finds potentially harmful chemicals in plastic toys
7 days ago - By News Medical
New research suggests that more than 100 chemicals found in plastic toy materials may pose possible health risks to children. The study provides findings that may lead to stricter international regulations.
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Dogs synchronize their behavior with children, but not as much as with adults, study finds
8 days ago - By ScienceDaily
Dogs synchronize their behavior with the children in their family, but not as much as they do with adults, a new study found.
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