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Developed: Graphene-based sensor to monitor, manage asthma

Developed: Graphene-based sensor to monitor, manage asthma

Researchers believe the sensor could lead to earlier detection of looming asthma attacks, thereby preventing hospitalisation and death.

Lumbini – The birthplace of Buddha in Nepal faces serious threat from pollution

Lumbini – The birthplace of Buddha in Nepal faces serious threat from pollution

As per recent data collected from air quality monitoring stations in five places across the country show the historic site has become highly polluted.

Decoded: Reasons why women are more prone to asthma!

Decoded: Reasons why women are more prone to asthma!

The study in France also revealed that the testosterone in male suppresses the production of a type of immune cell that triggers allergic asthma and acts as a barrier against them in developing the inflammatory airway condition.

Pregnant or breastfeeding? Exposure to plastic chemical raises your child's risk for asthma

Pregnant or breastfeeding? Exposure to plastic chemical raises your child's risk for asthma

The chemical, called phthalates, can enter our bodies through the skin, foodstuffs or respiration.

Asthma and sulfites – What asthmatics should avoid to prevent an attack

Asthma and sulfites – What asthmatics should avoid to prevent an attack

Foods containing high sulphites include – pickled foods, dried fruits, some fruit juices – particularly bottled lemon juice and grape juices, canned seafood soups, wine, molasses, etc.

World Asthma Day: How to prevent asthma attack!

World Asthma Day: How to prevent asthma attack!

Asthma cannot be cured, but there are certain things which one can do to relieve the symptoms and prevent the occurrence of severe attacks.

Asthma attack – Know the warning signs, what you can do

Asthma attack – Know the warning signs, what you can do

Symptoms of asthma include – wheezing, coughing, shortness of breath and /or chest tightness.

World Asthma Day: Breathe easy with asthma management plan

World Asthma Day: Breathe easy with asthma management plan

Balanced diet with mild exercises, can act as a magic bullet for the people, suffering from asthma.

World Asthma Day 2017: High air pollution levels in India caused 43% rise in sales of anti-asthma drugs in 4 years

World Asthma Day 2017: High air pollution levels in India caused 43% rise in sales of anti-asthma drugs in 4 years

World Asthma Day is held on the first Tuesday of May each year to raise awareness, care and support for those affected by the lung condition.

This asthma drug can treat skin disorder

This asthma drug can treat skin disorder

Initial measurements were carried out prior to the first administration of the drug.
 

Asthma drug may be the solution to chronic hives

Asthma drug may be the solution to chronic hives

Patients who develop itchy wheals in response to cold or friction benefit from treatment with omalizumab, a drug normally used to treat asthma. 

Asthamic kids' biggest enemy is urban living: Study

Asthamic kids' biggest enemy is urban living: Study

The study shows that urban living is a strong independent risk factor for increased asthma morbidity -- defined as higher rates of asthma-related emergency room visits and hospitalizations -- but urban living does not increase the risk for having asthma.

This is why people with asthma are less able to fight flu – Read

This is why people with asthma are less able to fight flu – Read

Immune system differences is the reasons why people having asthma are less able to fight flu, say researchers.

Environmental pollutants claim lives of 1.7 million children each year: WHO

Environmental pollutants claim lives of 1.7 million children each year: WHO

A polluted environment is a deadly one - particularly for young children, says Dr Margaret Chan, WHO Director-General.

Asthma drugs may help prevent a deadly form of pneumonia, says study

Asthma drugs may help prevent a deadly form of pneumonia, says study

Researchers have found that two drugs used to treat asthma and allergies may help prevent a form of pneumoniacan which can kill up to 40 per cent of people who contract it.

Kids suffering from asthma have some respite – Read

Kids suffering from asthma have some respite – Read

The alliance is joined by the State Clinical Research Centre for Respiratory Diseases, Beijing Children`s Hospital, Chinese Pediatric Society under Chinese Medical Association.

Clean drinking water can cause childhood asthma

Clean drinking water can cause childhood asthma

Instead of helping to prevent asthma, however, the presence of Pichia in those early days puts children at risk.

Here comes an easy way to battle asthma, allergies

Here comes an easy way to battle asthma, allergies

Once ingested, the omega 3 fatty acids convert to special pro-resolving mediators that halt inflammation without suppressing the immune system

Insomnia linked to higher risk of asthma

Insomnia linked to higher risk of asthma

The study found that those people with chronic insomnia had more than three times the risk of developing asthma, suggesting that any changes in the body due to insomnia may accumulate and result in more severe harmful effects on the airways.

Heartburn pills in pregnancy may increase asthma risk in children!

Heartburn pills in pregnancy may increase asthma risk in children!

This news is for all expecting mothers. Women shouldn't take heartburn medication during their pregnancy as it may trigger childhood asthma.