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September 26, 2020

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Air Pollution Linked to Higher Risk of Young Children Developing Asthma

Children exposed to higher levels of fine particles in the air (known as PM2.5) are more likely to develop asthma and persistent wheezing than children who are not exposed, finds a new ...

Some Asthma Drug Can Boost Sprint and Strength Performance in Athletes

A type of asthma drug, known as ß2-agonists, can boost sprint and strength performance in athletes who don't have the respiratory condition, finds a review and pooled data analysis of the available ...

Higher BPA Levels Linked to More Asthma Symptoms in Children

Children in low-income neighborhoods in Baltimore tended to have more asthma symptoms when levels of the synthetic chemical BPA (Bisphenol A) in their urine were elevated, according to a new ...

Living Close to Green Space Benefits Gut Bacteria of Urban, Formula-Fed Infants

Living close to natural green space can mitigate some of the changes in infant gut bacteria associated with formula feeding, according to new ...
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Asthma Patients Given Risky Levels of Steroid Tablets

More than one quarter of asthma patients have been prescribed potentially dangerous amounts of steroid tablets, with researchers warning this puts them at greater risk of serious ...

Bronchitis as a Child Predicts Worse Lung Health in Middle Age

People who had bronchitis at least once before the age of seven are more likely to develop lung problems in later life, according to new research. However, the lung diseases they suffer from by the ...

Compared to Placebo, Vitamin D Has No Benefit for Severe Asthma Attacks, Study Finds

Contrary to earlier observational results, vitamin D supplements do not prevent severe asthma attacks in at-risk children, according to the first placebo-controlled clinical trial to test this ...

Electronic Alert Reduces Excessive Prescribing of Short-Acting Asthma Relievers

An automatic, electronic alert on general practitioners' computer screens can help to prevent excessive prescribing of short-acting asthma reliever medication, according to new ...

One in Three Young Adults May Face Severe COVID-19, Study Shows

As the number of young adults infected with the coronavirus surges throughout the nation, a new study indicates that youth may not shield people from serious ...

Study Says Inhalers OK to Use Amid COVID-19 Concerns

Researchers find that the benefits of inhalers for asthma sufferers outweigh the risks of contracting coronavirus, following concerns raised after WHO warned that steroids could reduce ...

Links Between Parents' and Children's Asthma and Allergies

New research found that, compared with a father's traits related to allergies and asthma, a mother's traits create a higher risk that a child will develop these same traits in early ...

Asthma Does Not Seem to Increase the Severity of COVID-19, Research Team Finds

Researchers say further study is needed, but those with the chronic respiratory disease don't appear to be at a higher risk of getting extremely ill or dying from ...

Asthma and Allergies More Common in Teens Who Stay Up Late

Teenagers who prefer to stay up late and wake later in the morning are more likely to suffer with asthma and allergies compared to those who sleep and wake earlier, according to a new ...

Even Minor Heart Defects Are Associated With Long-Term Problems in Adulthood

Long-term morbidity as well as a lower level of education and employment rate are common among adults who underwent congenital heart surgery during childhood, regardless of the severity of the ...

Critical New Allergy Pathway

Researchers have identified the sequence of molecular events by which tiny, tick-like creatures called house dust mites trigger asthma and allergic ...

Scientists Uncover Immune Cells That May Lower Airway Allergy and Asthma Risk

Scientists offer a clue to why non-allergic people don't have a strong reaction to house dust mites. They've uncovered a previously unknown subset of T cells that may control allergic ...

Immune Cells Multiply and Diversify in Mouse Lungs at Birth

An explosion in the number and types of immune cells in the lungs of newborn mice likely helps them adapt to breathing and protects them from infection, says a new ...

New Study from Pandemic Epicenter Describes Severe COVID-19 Response in Children

While most children infected with the novel coronavirus have mild symptoms, a subset requires hospitalization and a small number require intensive care. A new report describes the clinical ...

Mucus Breakthrough Could Help Patients Breathe Easy

New insights into the molecular mechanisms driving mucus viscosity were have been discovered. A discovery about how mucus thickness is regulated could help to improve airway-clearing treatment ...

Chronic Illness in Childhood Linked to Higher Rates of Mental Illness

Children with long-term health conditions may be more likely to experience mental illness in early adolescence than healthy children, according to new ...

Study to Determine Incidence of Novel Coronavirus Infection in U.S. Children Begins

A study to help determine the rate of novel coronavirus infection in children and their family members in the United States has begun enrolling participants. The study also will help determine what ...

Smoking During Pregnancy Results in an Increased Risk of Asthma Even in Adulthood

A recently completed study indicates that smoking by pregnant mothers caused roughly an 1.5-fold asthma risk in their offspring at the ages between 31 and ...

Gene Defects Linked to Eczema, Wheeze and Nasal Disease Among Babies

A link has been discovered between a common gene defect and eczema, nasal blockage and wheeze among babies as young as six months, according to a new study. The research raises new questions ...

New Understanding of Asthma Medicines Could Improve Future Treatment

New research has revealed new insights into common asthma aerosol treatments to aid the drug's future improvements which could benefit hundreds of millions of global ...

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