Category list : Asthma
Stories with this category.
Almost 23,000 people with asthma may have been unsafely prescribed medication for their condition in recent years that puts them at a higher risk of death, according to data analysis by a charity.
Aerobic exercise seems to ‘curb asthma severity’Subscription
Aerobic exercise seems to curb the severity of asthma symptoms and improves quality of life, according to a small study in Brazil.
“Men with hay fever are more likely to have prostate cancer – but those with asthma are more likely to survive it,” the Daily Mirror reports.
Asthma, epilepsy and mental health are among the key disease areas identified as priorities to undergo a national performance review in England.
Heartlands Hospital, which is run by Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, has been commissioned as a regional centre for severe asthma patients.
Women with acute asthma who end up in accident and emergency are 60% more likely to be admitted to hospital, according to new research.
Co-creating personalised asthma action plansSubscription
National guidance recommends that all patients with asthma are offered a personal asthma action plan, created by health professionals in partnership with patients
Cardiff University scientists claim to have identified for the first time the potential root cause of asthma and an existing drug that offers a new treatment.
Researchers have advised caution when prescribing antibiotics to women with asthma during pregnancy, as it may increase the risk of their child going on to develop the condition as well.
Deirdre Siddaway, Respiratory Nurse Specialist, shares advice and guidance on developing personalised asthma action plans. Part 6 of 6.