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Asthma

Asthma is chronic respiratory disorder that causes difficulty in breathing when the airways become inflamed and narrow. It is usually caused by allergies. The condition can be managed by medication but sometimes, severe asthma attacks can be fatal.

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Millions of Children Develop Asthma Due to Traffic Pollution
Highlights:
  • Nearly 4 million children across the world develop asthma each year as a result of inhal.....
Airborne Grass Pollen Can Help Predict Hay Fever, Asthma Risk
Grass pollen is the world’s most harmful outdoor aeroallergen that increases the risk of developing a wide range of allergic reactions.

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Link Between Traffic-related Air Pollution and Childhood Asthma Discovered
A county-by-county interactive heat map and city-by-city table detailing the distribution of childhood asthma due to traffic-related air pollution acr.....
Eating Omega-3 Rich Foods May Reduce Asthma Symptoms in Children
Eating foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids such as salmon can lower childhood asthma symptoms, reports a new study. The findings of the study are publis.....
Hormone Released from Fat Tissue may Play a Role in Obesity-related Asthma
An adipose tissue-released hormone could play a key role in obesity-related asthma, reveals a study presented at ENDO 2019 the Endocrine Society's ann.....


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