Category list : Asthma
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Tucking up children in dust mite-proof bedding may help reduce severe asthma attacks and prevent frightening and costly hospital admissions, suggests new UK research.
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The NHS must be prepared for the entry into the UK healthcare system of smart inhalers, which have the potential to transform care for people with asthma, according to a charity report.
Children with asthma are more likely to become obese later in childhood or in adolescence, according to US researchers.
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Two thirds of patients are still not receiving the basic care they need to manage their asthma, with wide variations in the level of care reported between areas, a charity has claimed.
Asthma patients should in future be prescribed a leukotriene receptor antagonist as an intermediate step-up between a preventer inhaler and a combination inhaler, if their condition is poorly controlled.
Simple nasal rinses could help relieve chest and breathlessness symptoms in asthma patients, according to new research presented today at a conference in London.
Researchers question accuracy of asthma test Subscription
A test used for screening for asthma in patients without previous symptoms is not “reliable” for diagnosing the respiratory condition, according to researchers.
Asthma experts have welcomed the decision to provisionally approve a new drug for use in the NHS in England, which could help transform the lives of those with severe symptoms.