Allergy and Immunology News
  • Environmental Concerns and Cost of Asthma Inhalers

    Added On : 12th May 2015

    Image result for Environmental Concerns and Cost of Asthma InhalersPrice of 'rescue' medication nearly doubled, researchers say

    Federal action to protect the ozone layer has resulted in a dramatic increase in the cost of asthma inhalers in recent years, according to a new study.

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  • Obama Unveils Plan to Tackle Antibiotic Resistance

    Added On : 28th April 2015

    The Obama administration is pledging to end the widespread practice of using antibiotics to boost the growth of animals that are raised for food in the U.S.

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  • Cat, Dust Mite Allergies Linked to Child Asthma

    Added On : 25th April 2015

    Study findings reveal possible early risk factors for asthma

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  • Get Ready for Spring Allergy Season

    Added On : 21st April 2015

    Spring means longer days, picnics, and time outdoors. But if you or your child has allergies, it’s time to be on alert, too.

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  • 7 Kinds of Coughs and What They Might Mean

    Added On : 19th April 2015

    allergy_sneeze.jpgAllergies? A cold? Acid reflux? No matter what the cause, there’s a simple reason behind all your hacking: “A cough is a protective mechanism to clear your airway,” explained Dr. Jonathan Parsons, director of the Cough Clinic at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center.

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  • 200 Sufferers Visit Hospitals

    Added On : 30th March 2015

    JEDDAH  — At least 200 people suffering from asthma and other respiratory illnesses have visited public hospitals in Jeddah Sunday following a dust storm that swept across the city.

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  • Can Weight-Loss Surgery Reduce Asthma Flare-Ups?

    Added On : 28th March 2015

    Image result for Can Weight-Loss Surgery Reduce Asthma Flare-Ups?Emergency visits, hospitalizations for airway disease dropped by half after procedure, study finds

    In obese people with asthma, weight-loss surgery has been linked to a significant reduction in serious asthma flare-ups, new research suggests.

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  • High-fiber diet may help prevent allergies

    Added On : 26th March 2015

    sick_woman.jpgFrom overly clean dishes to skyrocketing rates of cesarean-section births, scientists have proposed dozens of explanations for the sharp rise in food allergies in recent years. 

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  • Seniors Bear Brunt of This Flu Season

    Added On : 23rd March 2015

    CDC says 60 percent of hospitalizations, 79 percent of deaths were among those 65 or older

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  • Researchers Rethink Inner-City Asthma Theory

    Added On : 18th March 2015

    Poverty, race, ethnicity are more accurate predictors, study says

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