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Newswise: New Study: Longer Duration of Exclusive Breastfeeding Has Protective Effect on Childhood Asthma
Released: 25-May-2022 10:10 AM EDT
New Study: Longer Duration of Exclusive Breastfeeding Has Protective Effect on Childhood Asthma
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

A new study in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology shows that a longer period of exclusive breastfeeding was associated with decreased odds of current asthma.

Newswise: NAVIGATOR Data Show Half of Patients with Severe, Uncontrolled Asthma Improved with Tezepelumab Therapy
9-May-2022 4:00 PM EDT
NAVIGATOR Data Show Half of Patients with Severe, Uncontrolled Asthma Improved with Tezepelumab Therapy
American Thoracic Society (ATS)

A greater proportion of patients with severe, uncontrolled asthma had more significant clinical responses to tezepelumab than placebo, according to research published at the ATS 2022 international conference. The study showed that nearly half of those enrolled achieved complete response to treatment across measures of exacerbation reduction, asthma control, lung function, and clinician assessment.

Released: 16-May-2022 11:05 AM EDT
Drug Combination Reduces the Risk of Asthma Attacks
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

A global study of asthma patients by Rutgers and an international team of researchers found a combination of two drugs dramatically reduces the chances of suffering an asthma attack.

Newswise: Stopping lung damage before it turns deadly
Released: 9-May-2022 10:00 AM EDT
Stopping lung damage before it turns deadly
La Jolla Institute for Immunology

To treat and prevent these diseases, researchers need to understand why a lack of oxygen would affect the immune system.

Newswise: Study Shows COVID-19 Increased Anxiety and Symptoms for Asthma Sufferers
Released: 5-May-2022 8:00 AM EDT
Study Shows COVID-19 Increased Anxiety and Symptoms for Asthma Sufferers
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Two studies in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology showed different responses to the stresses of COVID-19. COVID-19 increased anxiety and symptoms for asthma sufferers, while parents of children with food allergies suffered less anxiety.

Newswise: Closing Gaps in Asthma Care; World Asthma Day 2022
Released: 3-May-2022 8:00 AM EDT
Closing Gaps in Asthma Care; World Asthma Day 2022
American Thoracic Society (ATS)

On this World Asthma Day, May 3, 2022, the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS), of which the American Thoracic Society is a founding member, calls on international respiratory communities to work together with colleagues, patients, communities and health care providers to close the gaps in asthma care.

Released: 26-Apr-2022 4:35 AM EDT
Asthma drug can block crucial SARS-CoV-2 protein
Indian Institute of Science Bangalore IISC

A drug used to treat asthma and allergies can bind to and block a crucial protein produced by the virus SARS-CoV-2, and reduce viral replication in human immune cells, according to a new study by researchers at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc).

Released: 21-Apr-2022 1:05 PM EDT
Three out of Every Four Chicago Parents Worried About Effect of Climate Change on Their Families
Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

Chicago parents view climate change not only as a global crisis, but as a very real problem at home that can threaten their children’s health. In the first known study of Chicago parents’ concerns about the impact of climate change on their families, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago identified significant levels of worry.

Newswise: Those With Asthma Not at Greater Risk for Severe Disease from COVID-19
Released: 19-Apr-2022 8:00 AM EDT
Those With Asthma Not at Greater Risk for Severe Disease from COVID-19
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Research over the past two years has shown that, contrary to early opinion, asthma doesn’t seem to make COVID-19 more severe or deadly for those who suffer from the disease.

Released: 11-Apr-2022 10:35 AM EDT
History of allergies may be associated with increased risk of high blood pressure, heart disease
American College of Cardiology (ACC)

Data from the National Health Interview Survey demonstrated adults with a history of allergic disorders have an increased risk of high blood pressure and coronary heart disease, with the highest risk seen in Black male adults.

Newswise: Scientists Unravel Biological Mechanisms for Severe COVID
Released: 7-Apr-2022 12:35 PM EDT
Scientists Unravel Biological Mechanisms for Severe COVID
University of North Carolina School of Medicine

This research illustrates the importance of a well-known cytokine called interleukin-13 in protecting cells against SARS-CoV-2, which helps explain the mystery of why people with allergic asthma fair better against COVID despite having a chronic lung condition.

Released: 5-Apr-2022 3:55 PM EDT
The latest news on clinical trials is here on Newswise
Newswise

Here are some of the latest articles that have been added to the Clinical Trials channel on Newswise.

Released: 1-Apr-2022 5:05 PM EDT
Preventing Pediatric Asthma Deaths
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

A Rutgers pediatric pulmonologist discusses how to know when asthma becomes life threatening

22-Mar-2022 3:25 PM EDT
Novel therapy could help people with asthma, COPD, cystic fibrosis and cancer-related lung disease
University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

A multicenter research team co-led by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center developed the first drug to treat the uncontrolled secretion of mucins in the airways, which causes potentially life-threatening symptoms in millions of Americans with common lung diseases.

Released: 21-Mar-2022 3:05 PM EDT
Study Finds That Youth Exposed to Environmental Tobacco Smoke Experienced Significantly Lower Odds of Wheezing When Maintaining a Higher Quality Diet
Mount Sinai Health System

Mount Sinai Study finds that youth exposed to environmental tobacco smoke experienced significantly lower odds of wheezing when maintaining a higher quality diet

24-Feb-2022 3:05 PM EST
Antibiotic doesn’t prevent future wheezing in babies hospitalized with RSV
Washington University in St. Louis

Antibiotics provide no benefit in preventing future recurrent wheezing in babies hospitalized with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), according to a new study led by Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. And there is some evidence that antibiotics may make wheezing worse.

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Released: 25-Feb-2022 3:05 PM EST
Ketone Bodies Reduce Markers of Asthma in Obese Mice
American Physiological Society (APS)

Over half of people with asthma are obese. These individuals do not respond well to standard therapies, but new research published in the American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology holds promise for improving asthma treatments for this population.

Released: 25-Feb-2022 2:10 PM EST
South Side Pediatric Asthma Center Receives $375K grant from Cigna Foundation to support children living with asthma in Chicago and beyond
University of Chicago Medical Center

The Cigna Foundation awarded a $375,000 Health and Well-Being grant to support the South Side Pediatric Asthma Center’s (SSPAC) mission to improve access to care and health outcomes for children with asthma on the South Side of Chicago.

Newswise: What Allergists Want You to Know About the 2022 Spring Allergy Season
Released: 22-Feb-2022 8:00 AM EST
What Allergists Want You to Know About the 2022 Spring Allergy Season
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

With Covid still on people's minds, they might not be thinking about spring allergies, so symptoms could sneak up on them. It's important to stay ahead of symptoms.

Released: 4-Feb-2022 3:05 PM EST
Switch to dry powder inhaler more than halves carbon footprint of asthma treatment
BMJ

Switching from a metered dose inhaler to a dry powder version for maintenance therapy more than halves the carbon footprint of people with asthma, and without any worsening of their condition, finds a pharma industry sponsored study published online in the journal Thorax.

Newswise: Keep COVID-19 Precautions, Along with Romance, on Your Radar on Valentine’s Day
Released: 25-Jan-2022 7:00 AM EST
Keep COVID-19 Precautions, Along with Romance, on Your Radar on Valentine’s Day
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Five suggestions from ACAAI to keep love and passion top of mind, while also steering a course to help loved ones control allergy or asthma symptoms.

Released: 24-Jan-2022 3:40 PM EST
The Latest Research News from the Health Disparities Channel
Newswise

The latest research news from the Health Disparities Channel.

Released: 20-Jan-2022 11:05 AM EST
New study reports mask-wearing experiences of adults with asthma 
University of Illinois Chicago

Researchers at the University of Illinois Chicago conducted an online survey of 501 adults with asthma to better understand the extent of, and the problems related to, mask use in the era of COVID-19. Even though study participants almost uniformly adhered to mask wearing in public, 84% experienced discomfort, and 75% reported trouble breathing or shortness of breath at least a little of the time while wearing a mask.

Released: 12-Jan-2022 4:05 PM EST
Wayne State University secures NIH grant to develop mobile intervention for young Black adults with asthma
Wayne State University Division of Research

A Wayne State University School of Medicine researcher has secured a $2.5 million grant to develop an effective mobile management intervention program to improve asthma control in young Black American adults.

Released: 12-Jan-2022 3:05 PM EST
Expert Alert: Mayo Clinic Healthcare pulmonologist offers tips to manage asthma
Mayo Clinic

There's no cure for asthma, and for some people, asthma is a minor nuisance. For others, it can interfere with daily activities and may lead to life-threatening asthma attacks. Having good day-to-day control of asthma is key to keeping symptoms at bay and preventing asthma attack, says John Costello, M.D., a pulmonologist at Mayo Clinic Healthcare in London.

Released: 7-Jan-2022 2:10 PM EST
How exercise interventions could help people with asthma
University of East Anglia

Interventions aimed at promoting physical activity in people with asthma could improve their symptoms and quality of life – according to new research from the University of East Anglia.

Released: 6-Jan-2022 11:05 AM EST
专家提醒:Mayo Clinic Healthcare肺病科医师介绍管理哮喘的技巧
Mayo Clinic

伦敦 — 哮喘是一种气道变得肿胀而狭窄的病症,可能会产生额外的粘液和其他症状。尽管哮喘影响的是成人,但它也是儿童中最常见的长期性疾病。根据世界卫生组织的数据,全球有超过2.62亿人受到哮喘的影响,超过461,000人因哮喘而死亡。

Released: 6-Jan-2022 11:05 AM EST
تنبيه من خبير: طبيب الرئة في مايو كلينك للرعاية الصحية يقدم نصائح للتعامل مع الربو
Mayo Clinic

لندن — الربو هو حالة يحدث فيها ضيق في المسالك الهوائية وانتفاخ، مما يتسبب في إنتاج مخاط إضافي إلى جانب أعراض أخرى. وبينما يصيب الربو البالغين، فإنه يُعد أكثر الأمراض طويلة الأمد شيوعًا لدى الأطفال. يعاني أكثر من 262 مليون شخص على مستوى العالم من الربو، وقد توفي منه أكثر من 461 ألفًا، وفقًا لمنظمة الصحة العالمية.

Released: 6-Jan-2022 11:05 AM EST
Alerta dos especialistas: pneumologista da Mayo Clinic Healthcare fornece dicas para o controle da asma
Mayo Clinic

a asma é uma condição de saúde que causa estreitamento e inchaço das vias aéreas, com possível produção adicional de muco, além de outros sintomas. Embora a asma também afete os adultos, é a doença crônica mais comum em crianças. Mais de 262 milhões de pessoas em todo o mundo sofrem de asma e mais de 461 mil morreram em decorrência dela, de acordo com a Organização Mundial da Saúde.

Released: 6-Jan-2022 10:05 AM EST
Advertencia del experto: Neumólogo de Mayo Clinic Healthcare ofrece sugerencias para controlar el asma
Mayo Clinic

El asma es una afección en la que las vías respiratorias se estrechan e hinchan y puede haber tanto más mucosidad como otros síntomas. Aunque el asma también afecta a los adultos, es la enfermedad más frecuente en los niños. En el mundo, más de 262 millones de personas sufren de asma y más de 461 000 han muerto debido a esta afección, según informa la Organización Mundial de la Salud.

Newswise: Nearly 2 Million Children Worldwide Develop Asthma as a Result of Breathing in Traffic- Related Pollution
4-Jan-2022 10:05 AM EST
Nearly 2 Million Children Worldwide Develop Asthma as a Result of Breathing in Traffic- Related Pollution
George Washington University

Nearly 2 million new cases of pediatric asthma every year may be caused by a traffic-related air pollutant, a problem particularly important in big cities around the world, according to a new study published today.

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Released: 17-Dec-2021 11:05 AM EST
Keeping Allergy and Asthma Symptoms Under Control in the New Year
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Making small, manageable adjustments is a great start to getting on a healthier path and seeing improvements in controlling allergy and asthma flares.

Released: 10-Dec-2021 3:20 PM EST
Asthma may reduce risk of brain tumors — but how?
Washington University in St. Louis

Asthma has been associated with a lowered risk of brain tumors, and researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis now think they know why: Immune cells activated under conditions of asthma are less able to promote the growth of brain tumors. The findings could lead to new therapeutic approaches.

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Released: 23-Nov-2021 9:45 AM EST
How to Plan a Holiday Season Free of COVID, Allergies and Asthma
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

With a bit of preparation ahead of your holiday events, you can make sure everyone is safe from allergy and asthma flares, in addition to possible COVID-19 exposure.

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Released: 17-Nov-2021 4:00 PM EST
New Clinical Practice Guideline on Fractional Exhaled Nitric Oxide (FeNO) to Help Guide Asthma Treatment
American Thoracic Society (ATS)

In its latest clinical practice guideline on evaluation and treatment of asthma, an American Thoracic Society expert guidelines panel has addressed the use of fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) to guide the treatment of asthma. The guideline was published online in the Nov. 15 issue of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

1-Nov-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Mark Corbett es designado como presidente del ACAAI
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

El alergista Mark Corbett, MD, de Louisville, KY, fue designado como presidente del Colegio Americano de Alergia, Asma e Inmunología (ACAAI) en la Reunión científica anual del ACAAI el 8 de noviembre en Nueva Orleans.

1-Nov-2021 8:05 AM EDT
Mark Corbett Installed as ACAAI President
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Allergist Mark Corbett, MD, of Louisville, KY, was installed as president of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology at the ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting on November 8 in New Orleans.

1-Nov-2021 8:00 AM EDT
New Study Shows Latinos with COVID-19 Had Higher Probability of Developing Asthma Exacerbations
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

A new study being presented at this year’s ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting reveals Latinos with asthma were 4.6 times more likely than Blacks to develop asthma exacerbations (uncontrolled asthma) following COIVD-19, and 2.9 times more likely than whites.

1-Nov-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Most Young People with Asthma Haven’t Been Prepared to Transition to Adult Asthma Care
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

A new study being presented at this ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting reveals that most young adults surveyed did not receive sufficient transition preparation from their pediatric asthma providers.

1-Nov-2021 8:00 AM EDT
A pesar del cambio climático, los niños con asma en Los Ángeles no tuvieron un aumento en los diagnósticos de alergia
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Un nuevo estudio que se presenta en la Reunión científica anual del ACAAI de este año hizo un seguimiento de 5874 niños con asma en Los Ángeles durante 15 años y descubrió que no hubo un aumento de las sensibilizaciones alérgicas.

1-Nov-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Nuevo estudio muestra que los latinos con COVID-19 tenían una mayor probabilidad de presentar exacerbaciones del asma
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Un nuevo estudio que se presenta en la Reunión científica anual del ACAAI de este año revela que la población latina con asma tenían 4.6 veces más probabilidad que la población negra de presentar exacerbaciones del asma (asma no controlada) después de la COVID-19 y 2.9 veces más probabilidad que la población blanca.

1-Nov-2021 8:00 AM EDT
La mayoría de personas jóvenes con asma no han recibido una preparación para su transición a la atención del asma en la edad adulta
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

Un nuevo estudio que se presenta en la Reunión científica anual del ACAAI de este año revela que la mayoría de los adultos encuestados no recibió preparación suficiente para su transición de parte de sus proveedores de la salud de asma infantil.

1-Nov-2021 8:00 AM EDT
Despite Climate Change, Kids with Asthma in Los Angeles Didn’t Have an Increase in Allergy Diagnoses
American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI)

A new study being presented at this year’s ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting followed 5,874 kids with asthma in Los Angeles for 15 years and found no increase in allergic sensitizations.

Released: 28-Oct-2021 2:35 PM EDT
Novel Therapeutic Strategies May Finally Bring Relief to Those Suffering from Asthma and Allergies
Rutgers University's Office for Research

Asthma and allergies are chronic health conditions that continue to adversely impact the quality of life for many around the world. Thanks to exciting breakthroughs by Mark Siracusa, a researcher at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, there may be early signs of light at the end of the tunnel.

Newswise: Biomarker Discovery Can Lead to Improved Diagnosis and Treatment of Asthma and COPD
Released: 20-Oct-2021 12:05 PM EDT
Biomarker Discovery Can Lead to Improved Diagnosis and Treatment of Asthma and COPD
Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Rutgers researchers have discovered that people with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease have a protein in their lungs that leaks a small molecule into their bloodstream that restricts their breathing instead of relaxing their airways.

Released: 18-Oct-2021 6:05 PM EDT
Mother’s occupational exposure to cleaning products and disinfectants could cause asthma in future children
University of Bergen

New analysis of data collected in the large international RHINESSA and RHINE studies, raises concern for adverse health effects of cleaning products and disinfectants, even in the next generation.

Released: 14-Oct-2021 12:15 PM EDT
Adults with asthma needed for healthy diet study
University of Illinois Chicago

University of Illinois Chicago researchers are launching a clinical trial that focuses on diet quality and its effect on asthma in adults.The study — Addressing Quality of Life, Clinical Outcomes, and Mechanisms in Uncontrolled Asthma Following the DASH Dietary Pattern — aims to evaluate if and how a healthy diet can improve asthma.

Newswise: Childhood Asthma Study Uncovers Risky Air Pollutant Mixtures
Released: 8-Oct-2021 8:20 AM EDT
Childhood Asthma Study Uncovers Risky Air Pollutant Mixtures
Mount Sinai Health System

Researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai have developed a novel machine learning algorithm and used it to identify previously unknown mixtures of toxic air pollutants that appear to be linked to poor asthma outcomes later in a child’s life.


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