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2006-01-10 13:21:37

By Charnicia E. Huggins NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A tailored approach, involving cockroach extermination and using air cleaners to reduce dust, smoke and levels of other indoor allergens may consequently reduce asthma symptoms in inner-city children, new study findings suggest.

2005-12-30 15:52:58

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children with asthma, especially young children, miss more days of school than those without asthma, according to a new report. Dr. Kenny Y. C.

2005-10-07 14:48:24

By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - An education program designed for Latino asthma sufferers has shown promise for improving patients' asthma control and quality of life, according to researchers.

2005-10-07 13:28:47

The symptoms of rhinitis and atopical dermatitis amongst children between the ages of 6 and 7 in the Pamplona area have increased significantly and the diagnosis of both ailments has doubled in the period between 1994 and 2001. Nevertheless, amongst children between 12 and 14-age group there has been a drop in the incidence of symptoms of rhinitis and that of atopical dermatitis has stabilised.

2005-08-23 13:10:31

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Occupational exposure to substances that trigger asthma can affect the severity of the disease, according to a report from France.

2005-08-11 11:20:36

By Paul Simao ATLANTA (Reuters) - One out of every six U.S.

2005-07-27 14:49:11

By Will Boggs, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - One good thing about having asthma or hay fever, if such a thing can be said, is that it apparently reduces the overall risk of dying of cancer, compared with the odds for people with neither of these allergic conditions, according to a new report.

2005-07-08 03:20:28

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children of Mexican descent who are born in the US are nearly twice as likely to develop asthma as those born in Mexico, according to a new report.


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