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Pregnant women are advised not to smoke during pregnancy because it can harm the baby's lungs and lead to wheezing and asthma, among other problems. If a woman absolutely can't kick the habit, taking vitamin C during pregnancy ...
Pediatrics May 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Simply sending children with asthma a text message each day asking about their symptoms and providing knowledge about their condition can lead to improved health outcomes. In a study by ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 30, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
Asthma is the most common chronic illness in adolescents and children, affecting an estimated seven million children up to the age of 17 in the United States. The burden of asthma on children is substantial: kids with asthma ...
Immunology Jun 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
(Medical Xpress) -- Virtual, long-distance training can teach primary-care professionals the proper technique for performing a lung-function test, a University of Washington-led study has shown. The breathing ...
Immunology May 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is not associated with adherence to pediatric asthma treatment, according to a study published online April 9 in Pediatrics.
Inflammatory disorders Apr 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Children who develop asthma by age seven have deficits in lung function and increased bronchial responsiveness as neonates, a new study from researchers in Denmark suggests.
Inflammatory disorders Mar 30, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- Nurse initiation of oral corticosteroids before physician assessment of pediatric patients with asthma improves quality and efficiency of care provided in the pediatric emergency department, ...
Inflammatory disorders Mar 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- Overweight children may not respond as well to common asthma medicines known as inhaled corticosteroids, new research finds.
Inflammatory disorders Mar 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
A new Johns Hopkins Children's Center study of Baltimore City children with asthma shows that two programs designed to improve disease outcomes among those who may be affected the worst fall short of expectations.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Pediatricians often treat young children who have frequent bouts of wheezing with a daily dose of an inhaled steroid to keep asthma symptoms at bay. But results of a recent study are likely to change that.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Nov 24, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- At nearly one in six pediatric asthma visits, antibiotics are prescribed as a remedy, despite national guidelines against the practice. Ian Paul, departments of pediatrics and public health sciences, Penn ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 01, 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
When children or adolescents with asthma and their parents become overly anxious about the disorder, it may impair their ability to manage the asthma effectively. A new, effective tool to assess asthma-related anxiety is ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 05, 2011 | not rated yet | 0