News tagged with asthma symptoms

Protect your kids from pollen allergies: expert

(HealthDay)—Many children suffer allergies at this time of year as trees and other plants start releasing pollens into the air. So parents need to monitor their youngsters for symptoms, an expert says.

Apr 28, 2013
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A closer look at the placebo effect

Placebos are "dummy pills" often used in research trials to test new drug therapies and the "placebo effect" is the benefit patients receive from a treatment that has no active ingredients. Many claim that the placebo effect ...

Jul 13, 2011
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A treatment for obesity-associated asthma

(Medical Xpress)—Research conducted at Boston Children's Hospital indicates that obesity might cause asthma via factors in the immune system and suggests a new way of treating asthma in obese people—who often respond ...

Dec 16, 2013
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