Experiments designed to reveal how a protein protects the lungs from asthma-related damage suggest a new way to treat a rare disease marked by the inability of cells to break down fats, according to a report in EBioMedicine published online
Countries with higher male smoking rates such as India and Bangladesh can push up asthma and wheezing cases as a result of more exposure to second-hand smoke.This is what Jayadeep Patra, an epidemiologist at the Centre for Global Health Research at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto, says.
If you are asthmatic, reducing anxiety can help you better manage the respiratory condition, new research has found. The findings suggest that when people with high level of anxiety also have asthma, their suffering can be far more debilitating and dangerous, because they have difficulty managing their asthma.
We always talked much about growth of science and progress of treatments and combat of diseases. But still there are several questions which are not answerable. There are many diseases or syndromes which are still not curable. We try to highlight such top 10 diseases which occur most often.
April 16, 2010 — In compliance with a rule about ozone-depleting substances, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that 7 available asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) metered-dose inhalers that use chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) as propellants are being removed from the marketplace.