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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.
* 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.
RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., Sept. 22, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Icagen, Inc.
A COMMON painkiller may be one of the key driving forces behind the worldwide epidemic of childhood asthma, reveals a major study today.
By TOM VOGT Obesity can aggravate problems in one of the most basic life functions - breathing - according to a study that included some Southwest Washington asthma patients.
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.
CHICAGO, Aug. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the school bells get ready to ring, parents and other caregivers of children who have asthma should prepare for a possible peak in asthma episodes (also known as attacks or exacerbations).
By HELEN PUTTICK and JULIA HORTON A NEW treatment which could help millions of asthma patients ward off attacks could be tried in patients as early as next year. Research which helps explain why catching a cold triggers symptoms such as wheezing and breathlessness in asthmatics is unveiled today.
By Duplessis, Christopher A Gumpert, Barton ABSTRACT Objective: An observational study was performed with a convenience sample of 38 submariners exposed to diesel exhaust for 9 hours, to assess the development of reactive airways dysfunction syndrome (RADS) after prophylactic corticosteroid treatment.