Latest Occupational asthma Stories
TORONTO, May 6, 2014 /CNW/ - On the occasion of World Asthma Day, the Asthma Society of Canada released the first-ever patient study of Severe Asthma in Canada.
Researchers from Imperial College London recently conducted a study that showed a relationship between jobs related to cleaning and the risk of developing asthma.
The strongest evidence seems to be for jobs involving cleaning or cleaning agents.
May is asthma awareness month, and with summer right around the corner, a study shows that doctors may be closer to understanding why patients with mild asthma have such difficulty breathing during hot, humid weather.
Children who develop asthma by age seven have deficits in lung function and increased bronchial responsiveness as neonates.
Imagine that you have asthma, and rather than give you a set of instructions about what to do if you have an attack, your doctor invites you to help write them?
A research team led by University of Massachusetts Amherst resource economist Sylvia Brandt, with colleagues in California and Switzerland, have revised the cost burden sharply upward for childhood asthma and for the first time include the number of cases attributable to air pollution.
The total cost of asthma due to traffic-related air pollution is much higher than previous estimates.