The study found that the sputum of asthmatics was more than twice as likely to have more inflammatory cells or eosinophils in morning clinics than in the afternoon.
Actress Priyanka Chopra, who suffers from asthma, has partnered with Cipla Respiratory to create awareness about the condition and break the stigma surrounding its treatment. She has advocated timely intervention that can help one have a better quality of life.Sep 03, 2018, 18:25 PM IST
The researchers examined the data of women expecting their first babies in the early stages of pregnancy.Feb 16, 2018, 18:52 PM IST
For the study, published in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology, researchers created a mouse model to look further into the relationship between the two diseases.Jan 22, 2018, 19:50 PM IST
Belgian rider Tim Wellens described the use of anti-asthma inhalers as tantamount to cheating, after four-times Tour de France champion Chris Froome failed a test for Salbutamol during last year's Tour of Spain.Jan 11, 2018, 20:03 PM IST
According to parents' responses to a standardised interview, 58 per cent of children screened positive for at least one mental disorder.
Last week Froome and Sky revealed the 32-year-old had tested for elevated levels of the asthma medication salbutamol during the Vuelta a Espana, which he won for the first time, in September.Dec 18, 2017, 23:43 PM IST
Among children with asthma or rhinitis at the age of 8 years, higher blood levels of arachidonic acid were associated with a higher probability of being symptom-free at age 16 years, the researchers said.Dec 06, 2017, 20:24 PM IST
Prior studies have showed that before puberty boys have approximately 1.5 times higher rate of asthma than girls.Nov 29, 2017, 18:20 PM IST
The finding suggests that modifying the infant gut microbiome, the community of microorganisms or bacteria that live in the digestive tracts, could reduce their risk of developing asthma.
Governments need to investigate ways of reducing emissions on the roads, particularly trucks using diesel.Nov 24, 2017, 16:59 PM IST
Although eczema is commonly found in infants, many people don't know there is a progression from eczema to food allergies to nasal allergies and asthmaOct 27, 2017, 18:51 PM IST
Asthma is a common disease caused by chronic inflammation in the lungs with symptoms of coughing and breathlessness.Oct 05, 2017, 17:10 PM IST
If clubbed with medicines, it can act as a source of immediate relief for the ones who suffer from a severe asthma attack.Oct 04, 2017, 13:50 PM IST
Exposure to certain bacteria around the house – mainly those found in house dust – during infancy, was also associated with a reduced risk.Sep 22, 2017, 13:21 PM IST
The study, published in the Indian Journal of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, says not only vehicular pollution, but pollen in the atmosphere is also responsible for triggering respiratory allergy in more than 30 per cent of the population.Sep 21, 2017, 13:12 PM IST
The finding could help design strategies to prevent asthma from developing, alleviating the burden of this disease placed on millions of people, as well as on their families and communities, researchers said.Sep 20, 2017, 14:14 PM IST
Asthma is a common and long-term condition affecting around one in ten people in the western world.Sep 14, 2017, 12:27 PM IST
Researchers, including those from Johns Hopkins University in the US, noted that children had one extra day when they suffered with asthma symptoms for every 305 metres between their home and the park.Sep 09, 2017, 14:32 PM IST
In the study, 398 non-asthmatic adults with acute chest infections but no evidence of pneumonia and not requiring immediate antibiotic treatment were randomly split into two groups.Aug 23, 2017, 12:06 PM IST