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Forces Driving The Growth Of Wearable Medical Device Market

FORCES DRIVING THE GROWTH OF WEARABLE MEDICAL DEVICE MARKET

Grand View Research, a U.S. based market research and consulting company, reported that the wearable medical device market is estimated...

Asthma May Lead to Childhood Obesity Epidemic

ASTHMA MAY LEAD TO CHILDHOOD OBESITY EPIDEMIC

Do you know: Asthma may contribute to obesity in kids. A new study suggests early-onset asthma and wheezing may increase the risk of...

 
 
 
6 Healthful Reasons to Eat Nutmeg

6 HEALTHFUL REASONS TO EAT NUTMEG

Nutmeg, while not a type of nut, is the seed of Myrista fragrans , a tree that grows in Indonesia. The seed is covered with a skin...

Development and Pilot Testing of a Computerized Asthma Kiosk to Initiate Chronic Asthma Care in a Pediatric Emergency Department

DEVELOPMENT AND PILOT TESTING OF A COMPUTERIZED ASTHMA KIOSK TO INITIATE CHRONIC ASTHMA CARE IN A PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

Objectives Emergency department visits are an opportunity to initiate chronic asthma care. Ideally, this care should be implemented...

 
 
 
Effect of an Asthma Guideline in 2 Pediatric Emergency Departments and an Urgent Care Center

EFFECT OF AN ASTHMA GUIDELINE IN 2 PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY DEPARTMENTS AND AN URGENT CARE CENTER

Objectives The objective of this study was to evaluate ordering of albuterol via metered-dose inhaler with spacer , length of stay...

Using Pleth Variability as a Triage Tool for Children With Obstructive Airway Disease in a Pediatric Emergency Department

USING PLETH VARIABILITY AS A TRIAGE TOOL FOR CHILDREN WITH OBSTRUCTIVE AIRWAY DISEASE IN A PEDIATRIC EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

Objectives Patients with obstructive airway disease have varying degrees of pulsus paradoxus that correlate with illness severity....

 
 
 
Sugar is NOT a harmless indulgence: Juice and soda put children at risk for obesity and chronic health conditions such as asthma

SUGAR IS NOT A HARMLESS INDULGENCE: JUICE AND SODA PUT CHILDREN AT RISK FOR OBESITY AND CHRONIC HEALTH CONDITIONS SUCH AS ASTHMA

Children are more likely to develop asthma if they drink juices sweetened with sugar and high fructose corn syrup or if their mothers...

Treatable Traits May Help Predict Future Asthma Attacks

TREATABLE TRAITS MAY HELP PREDICT FUTURE ASTHMA ATTACKS

New study investigates specific treatable traits that can predict future asthma attacks.

 
 
 
Agarwood essential oil demonstrates promising anti-cancer properties, researchers find

AGARWOOD ESSENTIAL OIL DEMONSTRATES PROMISING ANTI-CANCER PROPERTIES, RESEARCHERS FIND

Agarwood - a plant used in traditional medicine to treat vomiting, rheumatism, coughing, and asthma - could be used in treating colorectal...

Calpol to children under two years old could increase risk of getting asthma

CALPOL TO CHILDREN UNDER TWO YEARS OLD COULD INCREASE RISK OF GETTING ASTHMA

Paracetamol is recommended by the NHS to treat most of childhood ailments. Researchers found one variant of the GSTP1 gene was associated...

 
 
 
Pollen Exposure during Pregnancy May Increase Asthma Risk in Babies

POLLEN EXPOSURE DURING PREGNANCY MAY INCREASE ASTHMA RISK IN BABIES

Pollen exposure during pregnancy may increase the risk of developing respiratory diseases such as asthma and other allergies in babies....

The blood test that tells you if you're a night owl or a morning lark

THE BLOOD TEST THAT TELLS YOU IF YOU'RE A NIGHT OWL OR A MORNING LARK

Northwestern scientists have identified a link between 'circadian misalignment' and diabetes, depression, obesity, heart disease and...

 
 
 
Priyanka Chopra Advocates Timely Diagnosis for Asthma

PRIYANKA CHOPRA ADVOCATES TIMELY DIAGNOSIS FOR ASTHMA

Actress Priyanka Chopra who suffers from asthma has advocated timely intervention to help one have a better quality of life. She says...

The heated ‘egg whisk' that reduces asthma attacks by 55 per cent by shrinking scarred lung tissue 

THE HEATED ‘EGG WHISK' THAT REDUCES ASTHMA ATTACKS BY 55 PER CENT BY SHRINKING SCARRED LUNG TISSUE 

A new NHS-backed treatment could dramatically improve the day-to-day lives of people in Britain plagued by severe asthma attacks and...

 
 
 
Ohio Insurer Turns to Propeller Health for Digital Approach to COPD

OHIO INSURER TURNS TO PROPELLER HEALTH FOR DIGITAL APPROACH TO COPD

Propeller Health said this week that it has partnered with an Ohio-based health insurer to help a group of its Medicare patients who...

Exposure to air pollution found to increase risk of chronic kidney disease

EXPOSURE TO AIR POLLUTION FOUND TO INCREASE RISK OF CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE

Outdoor air pollution is detrimental to a person's health - this much is certain. Various studies link it to major health conditions...

 
 
 
Intermittent fasting and its effects on the body and brain

INTERMITTENT FASTING AND ITS EFFECTS ON THE BODY AND BRAIN

Intermittent fasting has rapidly gained followers in the medical profession and public arena, but why and how does it work? It's tempting...

Asthma inhalers found to make women fat while increasing risk of heart disease

ASTHMA INHALERS FOUND TO MAKE WOMEN FAT WHILE INCREASING RISK OF HEART DISEASE

Corticosteroids in asthma inhalers could make women fat and increase the risk of metabolic syndrome, a recent study found. Corticosteroids...

 
 
 
How Our Daily Choices can Fight the Impact of Capitalism on Food

HOW OUR DAILY CHOICES CAN FIGHT THE IMPACT OF CAPITALISM ON FOOD

After Hickman Family Farms Egg farm opened in Tonopah, Arizona, the son of Sonia Lopez started to get very sick. His asthma got worse...

Chris Froome, 4-Time Tour De France Winner, Cleared Of Doping

CHRIS FROOME, 4-TIME TOUR DE FRANCE WINNER, CLEARED OF DOPING

This paves the way for him to compete in this year's Tour, which starts Saturday. The investigation started after a sample he provided...