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Asthma: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment Document List

This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Asthma category. Though topics may have since been updated they are listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.

Publication List

2018-01-16 - Asthma Costs US Economy Over $80 Billion a Year - Research shows Asthma costs the U.S. economy more than $80 billion annually in medical expenses, missed work and school days and deaths.
2017-07-12 - Cats and Cows Protect Children From Allergies and Asthma on Farms - Microbes that occur in higher amounts and greater diversity on farms protect farm children from allergies and asthma.
2017-05-10 - Climate Change May Increase ER Visits for Allergy Related Asthma - Research reveals people with oak pollen allergies, particularly children, will have longer exposure to pollen that can induce allergic asthma.
2014-09-23 - Link Between Plastic Exposure, Allergies, and Asthma in Children - Researchers are reporting an association between phthalate exposure, asthma and allergies in children.
2014-05-09 - Possible Complications of Having Asthma and Osteoporosis - Information concerning people with Osteoporosis and Asthma and some of the problems they may face.
2014-04-15 - Diagnosing Asthma from a Drop of Blood - Using a single drop of blood researchers developed faster, cheaper and more accurate tool for diagnosing even mild cases of asthma.
2012-09-02 - Asthma and Balance Problems: Link Between Asthma, Anxiety and Balance - New research shows asthma symptoms could be aggravated by imbalance problems.
2011-05-29 - Why Does Getting the Flu Trigger Asthma - Influenza activates a newly recognized group of immune cells presenting a completely new set of drug targets for asthma.
2011-05-06 - Assessing Asthma Related Anxiety - High level of disease-related anxiety among adults with asthma associated with an overreaction to asthma symptoms and overuse of medication.
2011-02-20 - Medical Anthropologist Looks at Asthma - Asthma affects an estimated 8 percent of Americans and about 300 million people around the world.
2010-12-20 - Nasal Congestion May Mean Severe Asthma - Pronounced nasal symptoms such as chronic rhinosinusitis and a runny nose for a long period of time can be linked to severe asthma.
2010-10-24 - Discovery of Taste Receptors in Lungs Could Help Asthmatics Breathe Easier - University of Maryland School of Maryland researchers show bitter compounds open lung airways better than current drugs.
2010-10-07 - Bacteria to Blame in Asthma Attacks in Children - Treatable bacterial infections can also cause asthma attacks. The discovery could revolutionize treatment.
2010-09-19 - Possible Alternate Therapy for Adults with Poorly Controlled Asthma - Tiotropium bromide effective when added to low-dose inhaled corticosteroids.
2010-09-18 - Asthma and Cavities Common in Children but not Linked - The notion that there is a link between asthma and tooth decay may have its origin in anecdotal statements by emergency room workers.
2010-09-09 - Research and Insights on Severe Asthma in Children - Asthma is the most common chronic lung disease of children with more than 6.6 million affected in the U.S..
2010-08-13 - Acetaminophen Use Linked to Doubled Risk of Asthma in Adolescents - Use of acetaminophen in 13 and 14 year old adolescent children associated with exposure dependent increased risk of asthma symptoms.
2010-07-23 - Interferons - Facts and Information - Interferons are a group of proteins that are produced in a persons body in response to an attack by a virus.
2010-05-17 - Asthma Patients Should Avoid High Fat Meals - People with asthma advised to avoid heavy high-fat meals according to new research.
2010-05-17 - Children with Severe Asthma at Increased Risk of Developing COPD - Children with severe asthma have more than 30 times the risk of developing adult chronic obstructive lung disease (COPD).
2010-02-23 - New Childhood Asthma Statistics - America spends 50 percent more on children with asthma and 1 million children with asthma remain uninsured and at risk.
2009-12-09 - R-Roscovitine Cancer Drug May Offer Hope for Asthma Sufferers - A drug being tested to treat cancer could also help patients suffering from asthma.
2009-09-21 - Breathing Technique Reduces Severity of Asthma Attacks - Teaching asthmatics how to better control asthma by changing the way they breathe.
2009-06-07 - Asthma Rates Depend on Where You Live - Neighborhoods with more community vitality economic potential community amenities and social capital had lower asthma rates.
2009-04-23 - Vitamin D Linked to Asthma Severity - New research provides evidence for a link between vitamin D insufficiency and asthma severity.
2009-03-22 - Natural Asthma Management Methods - Asthma will respond well to herbal remedies but it is impossible to give a herbal remedy that is appropriate to all cases.
2009-01-22 - Major Causes of Asthma - Causes of asthma - A disorder that affects the airways or the bronchial tubes in your lungs.

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