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2013-11-19 23:32:03

Achieve is conducting a safety and efficacy study on a new combination asthma treatment versus an inhaled treatment for adolescents and adult patients with asthma. Birmingham, Alabama (PRWEB) November 19, 2013 *To see if you qualify for this Asthma Clinical Trial in Alabama, visit Achieve Clinical Research on the web (http://www.achieveclinical.com/) or contact us directly at (205) 380-6434. There is no cost to participate, no insurance is required, and you may receive compensation for...

2013-11-14 11:39:07

Women with asthma could take longer to conceive, according to new research. The study, published online today (14 November 2013), in the European Respiratory Journal, adds new evidence to suggest that asthma has a negative effect on fertility. Researchers from Bispebjerg University Hospital in Denmark analyzed data from questionnaires completed by a cohort of over 15,000 twins living in Denmark aged up to 41 years. The questionnaires included questions on the presence of asthma and...

Yoga Can Help Patients With COPD Improve Lung Function
2013-10-29 06:18:51

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from researchers at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Department of Pulmonary Medicine and Sleep Disorders reveals that patients with COPD can improve their lung function by practicing yoga. The study found that lung function, shortness of breath and inflammation all demonstrated significant improvement after patients completed 12 weeks of yoga training. The study results were presented at CHEST 2013, the...


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2011-01-05 16:00:36

Human parainfluenza viruses, belonging to the paramyxovirus family, are a group of four distinct serotypes of enveloped single-stranded RNA viruses. They are the second most common cause of lower respiratory tract infection in younger children. Many times the host has repeat infections throughout life with symptoms that may include upper respiratory tract illness or more commonly, a cold and sore throat. It can also cause severe pneumonia in immunosuppressed people. There is currently no...

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