Latest News for Asthma

FDA clears test to help manage antibiotic treatment for lower respiratory tract infections and sepsis

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PST
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has cleared the expanded use of the Vidas Brahms PCT Assay to help health care providers determine if antibiotic treatment should be started or stopped in...
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Researchers make breakthrough in fight against superbug

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST
Researchers at Queen's University Belfast have discovered why a lethal superbug is so resistant to the last line antibiotic meaning potential treatments could now be developed to fight the killer...
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Acid reflux and coughing: What's the connection?

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST
How might acid reflux lead to coughing and how is this diagnosed? Learn about treatments, prevention methods, and other causes of chronic coughing.
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Babies with gut yeast may be at risk of asthma

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:00:00 PST
A new study suggests a fungus known as Pichia - found in babies' guts - may increase the risk of developing childhood asthma, if acquired in early life.
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New evidence that vitamin D prevents respiratory infections

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 08:00:00 PST
Whether vitamin D supplements reduce the risk of acute respiratory infections is a hotly debated topic. A new meta-analysis swings in vitamin D's favor.
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Scientists isolate new antibodies to fight human respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST
Researchers from VIB, UGent, the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and several collaborators developed a new antiviral strategy to fight human respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), a leading...
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Inhalers for COPD: What Types Are There?

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST
What are the different types of COPD inhalers available and how do they affect the body? What are the possible risks and side effects?
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Evidence points to fish oil to fight asthma

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST
University of Rochester Medical Center scientists have discovered new essential information about omega 3 fatty acids contained in fish oil and how they could be used for asthma patients.
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Asthma vs. COPD: Differences and Similarities

Sat, 11 Feb 2017 06:00:00 PST
What is asthma and what is COPD? Who gets asthma and COPD, can other disorders cause similar symptoms, and what are the treatments for breathing disorders?
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