Children with moderate or severe asthma attacks who are treated with systemic corticosteroids during the first 75 minutes of triage in the Emergency Department (ED) were 16% less likely to be admitted to hospital. This highlights ...
Inflammatory disorders Apr 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A consortium of federal agencies and nongovernmental organizations has published a report proposing a set of common measures and data-collection methods for use in asthma clinical research. Asthma Outcomes in Clinical Research: ...
Immunology Mar 02, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Many pregnant women who suffer from asthma are putting their unborn child's health at risk by failing to use the right medication, according to a University of Adelaide researcher.
Health Feb 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A Henry Ford Hospital study has found that using two types of common asthma medications in combination reduces severe asthma attacks.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 06, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A team of geneticists has identified five specific gene regions associated with asthma susceptibility among Japanese adults. Mayumi Tamari of the RIKEN Center for Genomic Medicine, Yokohama, led the research.
Genetics Dec 22, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Researchers at Henry Ford Hospital have found that one-quarter of severe asthma attacks could be prevented if only patients consistently took their medication as prescribed.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Dec 12, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
A simple device that filters out airborne asthma triggers during sleep can ease persistent symptoms of the condition during the day and improve quality of life, suggests research published online in Thorax.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers studying the first national quality measure for hospitalized children have found that no matter how strictly a health care institution followed the criteria, it had no actual impact on patient outcomes.
Health Oct 04, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Women taking postmenopausal hormone replacement therapy (HRT) may have an increased risk of severe asthma attacks requiring hospitalisation, scientists warn.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Drinking alcohol in moderate quantities can reduce the risk of asthma, according to Danish researchers.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 25, 2011 | not rated yet | 1
In a recent study published in Nicotine and Tobacco Research, Ellen Hahn, professor in the University of Kentucky College of Nursing and Mark Pyles, assistant professor of finance in the School of Business at the College ...
Health Aug 02, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
When children with asthma get the flu, they often land in the hospital gasping for air. Researchers at Children's Hospital Boston have found a previously unknown biological pathway explaining why influenza induces asthma ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Two new studies led by researchers at the University of California, San Francisco have found some antibiotics may be overused for children with asthma and urinary tract infections.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 25, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Concern over vaccine safety is one of the primary factors preventing parents from having their asthmatic children vaccinated for influenza, or flu, according to Michigan researchers. Parents who do not vaccinate their children ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Mast cells, which can help the body respond to bacteria and pathogens, also apparently sound the alarm around viruses delivered by a mosquito bite, according to researchers at Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School in Singapore.
Medical research May 16, 2011 | 2 / 5 (1) | 0 |