Asthma in the news

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Caesarean link to infant lung infections 03/11/2011
Babies born by elective caesarean are more likely to contract a serious lung infection, known as bronchiolitis, in their first year or life, according to researchers in Australia.

Study identifies risk factors for altitude sickness 28/10/2011
A new study has identified a number of risk factors for altitude sickness.

Exercise benefits people with asthma 26/10/2011
Physical training programmes involving aerobic exercise can benefit patients with asthma according to new research.

Workplace pollutants linked to childhood asthma 10/10/2011
A mother’s exposure to airborne pollutants during pregnancy may increase the likelihood that her unborn child will later develop asthma, according to a new study.

Low-fat yoghurt intake when pregnant may lead to child asthma and hay fever 19/09/2011
Eating low-fat yoghurt whilst pregnant can increase the risk of your child developing asthma and allergic rhinitis (hay fever), according to recent findings.

Children who drink raw milk have less asthma and allergies 15/09/2011
Children who drink raw milk (unpasteurised) are less likely to develop asthma and allergies compared with those who drink pasteurised milk, according to a large European study.

New device gives hope to asthma sufferers 13/09/2011
A new device, similar to a tiny whisk, which is inserted into the lungs, is proving to be a successful treatment for people with severe asthma.

New method to aid treatment of asthma attacks during pregnancy 09/09/2011
Scientists in Australia have developed a new technique for treating pregnant women with asthma, to help cut flare-ups during pregnancy.

Dust mite allergy could predict asthma risk 25/08/2011
Children who show an allergy to dust mites at an early age have a higher risk of developing asthma in later life.

Children of obese mothers face asthma risk 16/08/2011
Mothers who are overweight or obese when they become pregnant are more likely to have children who suffer from asthma or wheezing symptoms, according to new research.


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