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2010-10-04 14:41:00

How Improving Air Quality Can Benefit People Suffering from Asthma BISMARCK, N.D., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- During the month of October North Dakota brings awareness to indoor air quality.

2010-05-19 15:39:00

NEW ORLEANS, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Asthmatx Inc., today presented positive five-year data from the Asthma Intervention Research (AIR) Trial, which evaluated the safety of bronchial thermoplasty (BT) with the Alair® System.

2010-05-19 08:15:00

NEW ORLEANS, May 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Asthmatx Inc., today presented positive five-year data from the Asthma Intervention Research (AIR) Trial, which evaluated the safety of bronchial thermoplasty (BT) with the Alair® System.

2009-12-17 13:16:23

Individuals with more education suffer less from asthma.

2009-09-21 14:13:03

The second article in the Canadian Medical Association Journal series on asthma provides practical guidance for the diagnosis of adult asthma, including occupational asthma.

2009-06-25 14:34:55

The American Thoracic Society and the European Respiratory Society have released official standards for clinical trials and practice with respect to the assessment of asthma.

2009-02-24 15:06:38

Newborns whose first few months of life coincide with high pollen and mold seasons are at increased risk of developing early symptoms of asthma, suggests a new study led by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley.

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2009-01-05 14:58:51

If you’re an asthma sufferer, make sure the medical history at your doctor’s office includes your employment and recreation plans.

2008-10-03 09:00:08

Six-year-old girls and, to a lesser extent, boys who have certain respiratory problems are many times more likely than others to develop asthma as young adults, according to a study led by a University of Arizona physician, professor and researcher.

2008-09-25 12:00:15

* Asthma is a condition that affects the airways. When an asthma sufferer comes into contact with an irritant, such as dust or pollen, the muscles around their airways tighten and the lining of their airways becomes inflamed and swollen, making it difficult to breathe.


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