Category list : Asthma
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There is not enough evidence to change the guidance on paracetamol over a link to childhood asthma, according to a new report.
The Mail Online reports how “a simple cold can set off a deadly asthma attack: Scientists discover chemical can send the immune system into overdrive”.
UK researchers claim they may have discovered a new way to tackle life-threatening asthma exacerbations.
“Chemicals in make-up and perfumes fuelling rise in children with asthma,” reports the Mail Online.
Practice nurses will be able to produce plans to help asthma sufferers manage their condition at the click of a mouse thanks to the launch of a new software tool by a leading charity.
A nurse led approach to managing asthma in the community can reduce admissions among children by 40%, new London based research has found.
September surge in hospital admissions for asthma Subscription
A spike in hospital admissions among people with asthma in the month of September could be caused by children’s return to school and the spread of the common cold, a charity has said in response to new figures.
Many asthma patients are putting themselves at risk by relieving their symptoms instead of really taking control of their condition, a charity has warned.
The All Wales Medicines Strategy Group has given its backing to a new combination of a long-acting beta2-agonist and inhaled corticosteroid.
Avoidable asthma deaths: national audit resultsSubscription
The first national investigation into asthma deaths reveals deficiencies in risk assessment, prescribing and clinical care. Implications for practice are outlined