Latest Wheeze Stories

2010-02-04 23:21:02

First study to demonstrate association between asthma and acetaminophen is linked to gene involved in detoxification of foreign substances.

2010-01-26 07:10:00

HORSHAM, Pa., Jan. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- While cold and flu season is always unpredictable, this year is already one of the worst to date with flu outbreaks across the nation stemming from the arrival of the H1N1 virus and another wave of seasonal flu on the horizon.

2010-01-25 14:10:50

Allergies and asthma are a continuing health problem in most developed countries, but just how do these ailments develop over the course of a childhood?

2009-12-25 21:47:53

Gene's role in immune system may suggest new treatments.

2009-12-17 13:36:43

A new study shows that small particles from traffic and heating oil combustion may cause children younger than two to wheeze and cough.

2009-12-07 15:22:00

HORSHAM, Pa., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Teva Respiratory, a division of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd.

2009-11-24 16:16:56

New research presents strong evidence that the "synergistic" effect of early-life exposure to both outdoor traffic-related pollution and indoor endotoxin causes more harm to developing lungs than one or the other exposure alone.

2009-11-05 13:05:02

New research shows that the widely used pain reliever acetaminophen may be associated with an increased risk of asthma and wheezing in both children and adults exposed to the drug.

2009-09-21 14:13:03

The second article in the Canadian Medical Association Journal series on asthma provides practical guidance for the diagnosis of adult asthma, including occupational asthma.

2009-09-08 07:32:43

Day care doubles early respiratory problems, does not prevent later asthma and allergy.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.