Tag: "asthma" at medical news
World's largest respiratory health study launches next phase
...thmalater on and that one quarter of children with asthma
still have asthma
at the age of 32. Anotherimportant finding was that obese seven year old girls have three times the ...
AstraZeneca announces SYMBICORT is now available in the US
... States for the long-term maintenance treatment of asthma
in patients 12 years of age and older. Administe...ce daily, SYMBICORT is a combination of two proven asthma
medications budesonide, an inhaled corticosteroid (ICS), and formoterol, a rapid and long-acting be...
News briefs from the journal Chest, June 2007
...6 military draftees and assessed the prevalence of asthma
in both the number of children per family and the birth order. Results showed that asthma
prevalence was inversely related to the number of children in a family but only in families of four ...
Snoring in children might be an allergic type disease
...smoke during the first year of life and/or who had asthma
and/or eczema at age five years were more likely to snore. Breastfeeding, birth weight, body mass index at age 4.5 years and respiratory function whilst awake were found to be unrelated. The study cohort was drawn from participants in the Austral...
Harboring hostility may be linked to unhealthy lungs
...logical Association (APA). This occurred even when asthma
and smoking were ruled out as possible causes of lung dysfunction. In a study of 4,629 Black and White 18-30 year olds from four metropolitan areas (sampled from the Coronary Artery Risk Development in (Young) Adults Study cohort (CARDIA), psycholo...
FDA approves ZYFLO CR extended-release tablets for chronic treatment of asthma
...itors for the prophylaxis and chronic treatment of asthma
in adults and children 12 years of age and older. ...d for use in the reversal of bronchospasm in acute asthma
attacks, but can be continued during acute exacerbations of asthma. Leukotrienes are inflammatory m...
Survey shows asthma not controlled in majority of patients
...A survey of 1,812 patients with moderate-to-severe asthma
revealed that the disease was not controlled in 55... of uncontrolled asthmatics reported having had an asthma
attack during which they feared for their life," said Stephen P. Peters, M.D., Ph.D., lead author an...
Study: Who claims to be a pediatrician?
... caring for children with chronic diseases such as asthma
or diabetes" The American Lung Association estimates that 6.2 million children under age 18 currently have asthma, so having a pediatrician who is able to provide your child with the necessary care for such chronic diseases can be important. 4. Ass...
Bronchial thermoplasty may allow severe asthma patients to wean off oral corticosteroids
...ly significant improvements in pulmonary function, asthma
control, and quality of life, as well as a reducti...ermoplasty is an innovative non-drug treatment for asthma
under clinical investigation in the United States. The RISA Trial was conducted at a total of eigh...
NHLBI Asthma Clinical Research Networks and ALA ACRC Network to present at ATS 2007
...aled steroids and children with asthma, as well as asthma
and obesity, will present new findings from the Na...at showed that preschool children at high risk for asthma
had decreased asthma-like symptoms while on two years of inhaled-corticosteroid therapy; however, th...
Emory University researchers find persistent and severe asthma associated with obesity
... Long Hospital have found that obese patients with asthma
are more likely to have severe asthma
when compared to those who are not overweight. The results of this study will be presented on Wed...
More pounds equals worse asthma?
...ore likely to have persistent or severe persistent asthma
than their thinner counterparts. The study pres...ody mass index (BMI). Compared with non-overweight asthma
patients, obese patients (BMI=30) were more likely to report having continuous symptoms, have more E...
Inhaled steroids may not be enough for some children with asthma
...ANCISCOSome children may not be able to keep their asthma
under control even if they consistently report using inhaled corticosteroids, a mainstay of asthma
treatment, suggests a new study presented at the American Thoracic Society 2007 International Confer...
Data showed improved quality of life and patient satisfaction with SYMBICORT
..., 2007 New data demonstrated that the combination asthma
therapy, SYMBICORT (budesonide/formoterol fumarate...QL) and greater patient-reported satisfaction with asthma
treatment, versus its monocomponents (budesonide or formoterol) or placebo. The results from these ...
Research highlights from Thoracic Society Conference
... deliver. In Asthma, Perception is Reality For asthma
patients perception can be as important as the phy... reality of their airways. A key to heading off an asthma
attack is detecting it in its early stages and responding before it gets out of control. But Nationa...
Electronic nose may help diagnose asthma
...red the "smell prints" of 20 people with diagnosed asthma
(half with severe asthma
and half with mild disease) and 20 people without asthma
to see if the electronic nose could classif...
Cigarette use may explain asthma epidemic in children, says Mailman School of Public Health study
...se by adults over the past century may explain the asthma
epidemic in children according to a study by resea...Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI). The prevalence of asthma
has increased at least threefold during the past several decades, but the cause for this remains unk...
Asthmatx completes enrollment in pivotal study of bronchial thermoplasty
...Bronchial Thermoplasty is a non-drug treatment for asthma
under clinical investigation in the United States....rway smooth muscle responsible for constriction in asthma
patients. Leading asthma
and bronchoscopy experts are participating in this international, multice...
Eating apples and fish during pregnancy may protect against childhood asthma and allergies
...y may reduce the risk of their children developing asthma
or allergic disease, suggests a new study presente...kely to ever have wheezed or have doctor-confirmed asthma
at the age of 5 years, compared to children of mothers who had the lowest apple consumption. Childre...
Ulcerative colitis sufferers find UC quite disruptive to many aspects of daily life
...ients, 69 percent of RA patients and 46 percent of asthma
patients. Furthermore, 62 percent of UC patients r...ients, 52 percent of RA patients and 25 percent of asthma
patients. More than four out of five people (84 percent) with UC say they worry about the long-t...
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