Inflammatory disorders

NSAID-exacerbated respiratory disease prevalent with asthma

(HealthDay)—Among people with asthma, the prevalence of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug-exacerbated respiratory disease (NERD) is about 9 percent, and asthma morbidity is increased among those with NERD, according to ...

Inflammatory disorders

Severe asthma: Gallopamil confirmed as a therapeutic approach

A team of Inserm researchers from the Cardio-Thoracic Research Centre of Bordeaux (Inserm/University of Bordeaux and Bordeaux University Hospital) has demonstrated the clinical efficacy of gallopamil in 31 patients with severe ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Female baby boomers with asthma? You may need help

Women over the age of 65 face numerous barriers to good health: an increased risk for obesity, greater struggles against poverty and higher rates of asthma with worse health outcomes. An article published in the August issue ...

Medications

Disputed asthma drugs have safe record in British Columbia

A popular combination asthma therapy dogged by safety concerns has not harmed British Columbians and should remain in use, according to researchers at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health Research ...

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