Bronchodilator Reversibility May Not Distinguish Asthma From COPD
Measures of reversibility are of limited value for distinguishing smoke-related chronic obstructive pulmonary disease from asthma, but bronchodilator response testing may be a phenotypic marker for asthma.
Asthma-COPD Overlap: Managing This Critical Disease
Dr Navitha Ramesh provides her perspective on how best to treat patients with these dual airway diseases.
What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Asthma?
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How Should We Distinguish God's Attributes?
There are many ways to think about God's attributes. They can be divided between those that say something positive about God and those that deny something negative about him, those that are communicable to creatures (i.e. can exist in or be communicated to them somehow) and those that are incommunicable, and those that are expressed ad intra (within the Godhead) and ad extra (toward creatures), among…
Sputum eosinophils may help guide asthma control
Individual fluctuations in eosinophilic inflammation are associated with asthma control, show data from patients in daily practice.
Tips from a child on managing asthma
Get ready to be charmed: A young boy who has asthma describes his daily medication routine through storytelling and cartoon drawings in the video above. …
What is Asthma
What is asthma? Find out in this animated video. Part 1 in a 26-part series about heath literacy. Tune in every other Tuesday at 11am EST for new episodes. S...
Asthma Myth: What are the symptoms of asthma
Connect with a Specialist: bit.ly/2nG1Uej Many children with asthma never have wheezing - at least that you can hear yourself without a stethoscope. S...
How the brain distinguishes between voice and sound
Is the brain capable of distinguishing a voice from phonemes? Researchers devised pseudo-words spoken by three voices. Their aim? To observe how the brain processes this information when it focuses either on the voice or phonemes. The scientists discovered that the auditory cortex amplifies different aspects of the sounds, depending on what task is being performed. Voice-specific information is prioritized for voice differentiation, while phoneme-specific information…
Why Your Chronic Cough May Be Asthma
Sometimes the only symptom of asthma can be a dry, hacking cough that doesn't go away. Learn about cough-variant asthma and how it's treated.
How to spot the symptoms of asthma
By Sarah Cleckler, DO, Martin Health Physician Group Imagine the challenge of trying to breathe through a straw for minutes or hours on end. That's how breathing can sometimes feel for people who have asthma — a chronic lung disease that causes the airways to narrow, making it difficult to breathe More than 25 million Americans now live with asthma, and that number continues to rise. While the disease affects people of all ages, it most often starts in childhood. Managing the disease…
What Is Asthma?
Asthma is a common chronic (long-term) lung disease in which the lungs' bronchial tubes, or airways, become inflamed.
Childhood Asthma May Begin Before Birth
The microbiome of newborns, which can be affected by mode of delivery and alters again with feeding after birth, could predict wheezing later in life, new research shows.
Why is asthma worse in black patients?
African Americans may be less responsive to asthma treatment and more likely to die from the condition, in part, because they have a unique type of airway inflammation, according to a study. The study is one of the largest and most diverse trials conducted in the U.S. on race and asthma, with 26 percent of the patients self-identifying as African American. Researchers found that black patients…
Why the poor may be more prone to asthma
New research suggests higher levels of pollen in low-income neighborhoods
Get the facts about adult asthma, including who gets it, what triggers it, and how allergies can affect it.
Get the facts about allergic asthma, including who gets it and what the most common symptoms are.
Asthma and Your Diet: What to Eat and What to Avoid
Eating a balanced diet with lots of fresh fruits and vegetables may help improve asthma symptoms. Learn more about foods to include or avoid in your diet.
Tips for managing asthma and allergies this spring
May is Asthma Awareness Month, and also a time of year that seasonal allergies hit many Washingtonians.
Why Latinos Are Disproportionately Affected by Asthma
Written by Luca Oliva Hennelly, Rachel Shaffer andDeclan Kingland Today in the United States, Latinos are three times more likely to die from asthma than other racial or ethnic groups. Latino children are 40 percent more likely to die from asthma than non-Latino whites, and nearly 1 in 10 Latino children under the age of 18 suffer from this chronic respiratory illness. Addressing the dangerous indoor…
Asthma? Tips To Breath Easier.
December 5, 2007 Copyright 2007 CBS. All rights reserved. (CBS) Asthma affects more than 15 million Americans, including nearly five million children. If you...