Category list : Asthma
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Young people with asthma suffer from anxiety Subscription
Symptoms of anxiety are a problem for up to 40% of adolescents with asthma, according to US research.
Young people in the UK are more likely to die from asthma or have a poor quality of life from long-term conditions compared to counterparts in other high-income countries.
Nurses, doctors and therapists at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust are working together to identify and treat people with severe asthma who could benefit from new drugs.
“Yoga could help asthma sufferers, research finds,” reports The Independent.
Yoga may improve symptoms for asthma patientsSubscription
Yoga may have a beneficial effect on symptoms and quality of life in patients with asthma, but its effects on lung function and medication use are uncertain, according to a study review.
Scientists are carrying out research to see if gut worms could be used to regulate the immune system and prevent conditions such as asthma and allergies.
Workplace asthma costs UK £135mSubscription
Asthma caused by workplace conditions could be costing the UK up to £135m a year, researchers have said.
Women with acute asthma who end up in accident and emergency are 60% more likely to be admitted to hospital, according to new research.
Falling numbers of asthma deaths, hospital admissions and prevalence have not changed regional and socio-economic variations in the condition, according to researchers.
I have been an occupational health advisor (nurse) for six years. I ‘fell into it’ whilst carrying out some screening as a practice nurse, otherwise, except for having pre-post screening and vaccinations myself many years ago, I had never given it much thought. Most of the other occupational health advisors I have come across are the same.