News
RSS Feed Readers

News
Filter by Date:
16
Aug

'Late' asthma research reveals potential new treatment

Posted by: Admin

Scientists have come across a potential new treatment for delayed asthma attacks, which can occur several hours after exposure to allergens, revealed a new study. A team from Imperial College London discovered that blocking sensory nerve functions stopped a "late asthmatic response" in mice...Read More

03
May

Adhere to prescribed treatment modalities to manage Asthma, Doctors advice on Asthma Day

Posted by: Admin

On World Asthma Day, May 3rd, the doctors all across the country are suggesting strict adherence to the prescribed treatment modality as a vital factor to manage the chronic disease Asthma. As per the study of the Chest Research Foundation, (CRF), Pune the scenario in India clearly signifies a poor compliance...Read More

18
Apr

Allergic Asthma risks increase with Childhood Eczema and Hay Fever - Recent Research

Posted by: Admin

According to a recent study published online in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, the children suffering from Eczema, which is accompanied by Hay Fever, have 9 times enhanced chances of suffering from Allergic Asthma in their 40s. The study revealed that the approximately 30% of the present...Read More

01
Mar

Asthma Myths- Demystified

Posted by: Admin

There exists some common misconceptions regarding Asthma treatment; lets attempt to unravel the mystery surrounding some; 1. Myth: Over the Counter (OTC) oral histamines are as effective in treating the symptoms of a stuffy nose as are prescription drugs. Truth: The truth is that though oral histamines...Read More

18
Feb

“Playfully” creating awareness about Chronic Asthma

Posted by: Admin

A new mode was adopted by a theatre group in Patna, Bihar to educate the common masses about the respiratory diseases. Using the mode of folk art, a play was organized by a theatre group to inform and educate the people about the importance of detecting the early symptoms of respiratory diseases and...Read More

09
Feb

More the family spent time together less severe the form of Asthma in children

Posted by: Admin

Children of families who have food together suffer from less severe forms of Asthma according to the latest research. The study found a positive correlation between quality family time during meals and better health of children with Asthma. The researchers studied a video recording of 200 families with...Read More

30
Dec

Fog aggravates Asthma

Posted by: Admin

Fog does not only reduce visibility and disturb the air and road traffic, it also poses a major threat to the health. Fog tends to increase the intensity of all chronic ailments like Asthma, Bronchitis, High Blood Pressure, etc. This winter is more deadly as compared to last, as the deadly combination...Read More

27
Dec

Pollution: the main cause of the rise in Asthma cases during winter season

Posted by: Admin

The increase in air pollution levels as a result of burning of municipal waste, industrial waste, construction debris and vehicular pollution has caused a huge rise in the cases of pulmonary disorders and respiratory diseases. According to the doctors and health experts, pollution is the main reason...Read More

22
Dec

Tiotropium now approved for Uncontrolled Asthma

Posted by: Admin

Tiotropium has been seen to work for patients with uncontrolled Asthma. Tiotropium a long-acting anticholinergic inhaler has been approved for treatment of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. The latest study suggests that it may also be effective for patients with Asthma. The study concluded that...Read More

Read about the latest happening in the health world in this section. If it is the latest Health News updates you are after then select the Health News from the drop-box. Pronto! the latest from the health world will be right in front of your eyes. Of course you can filter the news by date but we have also provided other categorizations apart from the date. You can also read news specific to different specializations like Cardiology, Child Health, Endocrinology, Female Health, General Health, Infections, Musculoskeletal, Nephrology, Neurology, Oncology, Psychiatry, and The Respiratory System. Some of the current health news available online are, “Is your Child Getting Enough Exercise,” “Hb1Ac recommended as an Additional Test for Diabetes by the WHO,” “Training the trainers in Yoga camp,” etc. And of course the bottom of the page consists of a list of the most viewed articles, for example, “Era of E-Patients,” “Watermelon a Day Keeps High Blood Pressure at Bay,” “The Story Of Nobel Prize And Some Interesting Facts,” “Homeopathy And Asthma In Children,” “Fighting Flu At Home,” etc. But if reading about health articles is on your mind, let us tell you what to do. Click on Health Articles on the drop-box and either read the articles date wise or category wise. The categories available are Alternative Medicine, General Health, Lifestyle and Fitness and World Health. To name a few articles, “Homeopathy And Asthma In Children,” “Enhanced Awareness And Balanced Diet, Pathway To Good Health,” “Basic Life Support (BLS) Care For Cardiac Arrest Patients- Can Save The Day,” “Anger And You, Who Will Emerge The Winner?” And yes the most viewed articles are listed on the bottom of the page.