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By Cydulka, Rita K Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the airways that affects almost 10% of children, making it the most common chronic disease of childhood. Last year, children with asthma missed an estimated 12.8 million school days due to their disease.
KENILWORTH, N.J., Aug. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Schering-Plough Corporation announced today that ASMANEX(R) TWISTHALER(R) 110 mcg (mometasone furoate inhalation powder) is now available in pharmacies nationwide.
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By Anne Harding NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - One in three special education students in New York City public schools has asthma, compared to just one in five in the general school population, a new study shows.
The use of centrally installed ultraviolet (UV) irradiation units in the homes of asthmatic children who are sensitized to mold can improve their symptoms, according to a new report.