Category list : Asthma
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Asthma is wildly over-diagnosed in primary care, suggests a study by Dutch researchers.
There is a “moral imperative” for efforts to be made to improve air quality, with levels of pollution exacerbating respiratory symptoms, nurses have warned in response to a new report.
“Babies given paracetamol are nearly a third more likely to develop asthma,” the Mail Online reports.
Vitamin D supplements ‘do not’ cut colds with asthma Subscription
Taking vitamin D supplements does not reduce the number or severity of colds experienced by asthma patients, according to a US study.
“People who live within six miles [of an airport] have higher levels of asthma and heart problems,” the Daily Mail reports after a US study has suggested exposure to carbon monoxide from planes may impact on health. This potential pollutant is thought to occur when planes are taxiing on busy runways.
“‘Good bacteria’ key to stopping asthma,” says BBC News.
A project provided children and young people with better care and support, and improved education and awareness for parents and teachers
Smoke exposure increases asthma admission riskSubscription
The risk for hospital admission doubles for children with asthma who are exposed to second-hand smoke, according to a US study.
A new antibiotic for the treatment of MRSA-related skin infections has been approved for use by the NHS in Scotland along with drugs for asthma and HIV.
Quick facts: ASTHMASubscription
Facts about asthma, including common triggers and recommended management