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Childhood Asthma

CHILDHOOD ASTHMA

Asthma in children can be very hard to diagnose, or even determine if a child has asthma. Asthma though is the leading cause of chronic...

Study: Asthma Often Undetected in Urban Teens

STUDY: ASTHMA OFTEN UNDETECTED IN URBAN TEENS

Asthma is the most common chronic illness among children, and it can lead to school absences, reduced physical activity and quality...

 
 
 
Most Accurate Tool Yet to Predict Asthma in Kids: Study

MOST ACCURATE TOOL YET TO PREDICT ASTHMA IN KIDS: STUDY

Pediatric Asthma Risk Score will become the most common tool used to predict asthma in young children and help prevent the common airway...

Herbal combination used in Chinese medicine found to improve efficacy of asthma relief drug, study finds

HERBAL COMBINATION USED IN CHINESE MEDICINE FOUND TO IMPROVE EFFICACY OF ASTHMA RELIEF DRUG, STUDY FINDS

A mixture of herbs commonly used in traditional Chinese medicine could help those suffering from asthma find relief, according to a...

 
 
 
Adherium Aims to Improve Asthma Patient Outcomes with Smart Inhalers

ADHERIUM AIMS TO IMPROVE ASTHMA PATIENT OUTCOMES WITH SMART INHALERS

Asthma is the third-ranking cause of hospitalization for children under 15 years of age in the U.S., and it's the leading cause of...

Variation in Pediatric Care Between Academic and Nonacademic US Emergency Departments, 1995-2010

VARIATION IN PEDIATRIC CARE BETWEEN ACADEMIC AND NONACADEMIC US EMERGENCY DEPARTMENTS, 1995-2010

Objectives The aim of this study was to describe the resource utilization for children with common pediatric conditions treated in...

 
 
 
Obese children 'are 30 per cent more at risk of developing asthma', scientists claim

OBESE CHILDREN 'ARE 30 PER CENT MORE AT RISK OF DEVELOPING ASTHMA', SCIENTISTS CLAIM

One in ten cases of childhood asthma is caused by obesity, researchers claim. A study of 500,000 children reveals obese children are...

 
 
 

VECTURA CANS VR475 AFTER IT FAILS PHASE 3 ASTHMA TEST

A phase 3 trial of Vectura's VR475 in patients with severe uncontrolled asthma has missed its primary endpoint. The blow prompted Vectura...

Childhood Obesity Linked to Pediatric Asthma

CHILDHOOD OBESITY LINKED TO PEDIATRIC ASTHMA

A survey of more than 500,000 children in US shows that children with obesity are at high risk to develop asthma.

 
 
 
Your Asthma Risk Could be High Even Before You are Born

YOUR ASTHMA RISK COULD BE HIGH EVEN BEFORE YOU ARE BORN

Environmental exposures way early in life, say even before birth can affect a person's immune response, finds a new study.

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...