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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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Why Do Kids with Asthma Miss Their Medications?
Children with asthma are not taking their daily dose of anti-asthma drugs. Scientists found that there was a lack of communication among patients, fam.....
Long-term Exposure to Traffic and Air Pollution Causes High Risk of Asthma
The risk of asthma increases with long-term exposure to traffic and outdoor air pollution, suggests a new study published in the European Respirato.....
Impact of Traffic-related Air Pollution on Childhood Asthma
Traffic-related air pollution could be specifically responsible for up to 24% of the total number of cases of childhood asthma, according to a new stu.....
Human Protein can Identify Allergens that Trigger Asthma Attacks
A protein that acts as a sensor for detecting various allergens in the respiratory tract that are responsible for asthma attacks has been identified.<.....
Quintupling Inhaled Steroid Doses may Not Prevent Asthma Attacks in Children
Short term increases in inhaled steroids do not provide expected benefit in early stages of an asthma attack, revealed clinical trial results publish.....


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