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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.

2008-10-02 21:00:05

SYDNEY, Australia, Oct. 3 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Pharmaceutical company Pharmaxis has announced that researchers will present 12 abstracts from its respiratory disease program at the 2008 European Respiratory Society Congress (ERS) being held in Berlin from the 4th to the 8th October.

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2008-09-08 14:45:00

Sweating, Crying May Help Prevent Exercise-Induced Asthma in Athletes.

2008-09-01 15:00:05

Asthma hospitalization rates can more than triple between August and September, a New York City health department expert says. "Children with asthma can encounter more asthma triggers in the fall," Lorna Davis-Robinson, director of the health department's asthma initiative, says in a statement.

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2008-08-01 15:25:00

The authors of a new research review say children with asthma face a number of barriers to participation in physical activity, from family beliefs to school disorganization to their own misperceptions about their symptoms.

2008-07-13 03:00:09

By Ehrenberg, Rachel Scientists look at exhaled compounds to diagnose ills Scientists would like to take your breath away. Literally. Exhaled vapor holds clues to your health, revealing much more than what you ate for lunch.

2008-06-17 09:00:09

MIAMI, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Expand-A-Lung(TM) Breathing Resistance Exerciser has been selected as the top choice for respiratory fitness training by the L.A. Times.

2006-05-10 07:42:22

By Anthony J. Brown, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A heat exchange mask, designed to improve comfort in cold temperatures, also seems to protect against asthma triggered by breathing cold, dry air, according to a report in the medical journal Chest.

2006-05-04 12:37:38

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Heart rate, blood pressure and breathing rate fluctuate in respond to music, with an arousal effect seen with increasing tempo, while slow, meditative music induces a relaxing effect, especially during the pauses, Italian researchers report.

2006-01-09 18:07:36

By Anthony J. Brown, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Adding fish oil supplements to the diet can prevent the constriction of the airways brought on by exercise in asthmatics, a very common problem in this patient group, new research shows. In an earlier study, Dr. Timothy D.


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