Latest Wheeze Stories

2009-02-24 07:38:27

New research involving medical experts at The University of Nottingham has found that steroid tablets do not reduce the symptoms of virus-induced wheezing in pre-school children.

2009-02-03 12:26:30

Researchers at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes of Health, and Duke University have discovered a cause of airway irritation and wheezing after exposure to ozone, a common urban air pollutant. Using an animal model, the researchers were also able to identify several ways to stop the airways from narrowing.

2009-01-27 11:12:06

Many studies have shown that breastfeeding appears to reduce the chance of children developing asthma.

2009-01-22 07:36:36

New research suggests that steroid drugs, a common treatment for young children prone to wheezing and colds, do not help and may even be harmful.

2008-12-11 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With everyone mindful of budgets and spending this holiday season, now is the perfect time to think beyond the routine perfume or socks and to give gifts that are not just fun, but are good for the health too.

2008-12-03 07:25:00

Swiss researchers found babies born by Caesarean section could be at a disadvantage because data shows they are more likely to develop asthma than children delivered naturally.

2008-10-14 15:15:00

High levels of stove gas emissions can be added to the list of indoor pollutants that aggravate asthma of inner-city children, U.S. researchers said.

2008-10-10 00:00:10

The diagnosis of asthma in a young child may be more challenging to pediatricians than previously appreciated, U.S. researchers suggest. A review of research by Dr.

2008-10-09 09:00:10


Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.