Asthma is an inflammatory airway disease managed by medications which are delivered through inhalers. A new study published in Primary Care Respiratory Medicine showed that attaching personalized labels to inhalers promotes the use of proper technique and could lead to better health outcomes. Asthma is a disease in which there is long-term inflammation in the
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A recent study published in the Journal of American Medical Association Pediatrics observed a clinically significant association between exposure to mouse allergens and an increase in asthma symptoms as well as diminished lung function. Asthma is a pervasive health concern in the United States, however, asthma tends to disproportionately affect low-income groups and minorities residing
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A comprehensive review of scientific literature suggests a possible link between early introduction of allergenic foods and reduced likelihood of some allergies, although the evidence is not conclusive. Both popular and scientific literature have discussed the relationship between early introduction of certain foods to infant diets and the subsequent development of allergies or autoimmune problems.
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80% of patients who believed that they were allergic to penicillin received more effective therapy after penicillin skin allergy testing. Penicillin is a common antibiotic that is used to treat infections caused by bacteria. Up to 15% of patients admitted to hospitals report that they have an alleged allergy to penicillin. While penicillin allergies can
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The number of nasal allergies is increasing over time, however, asthma symptoms among adults tend to remain stable. Although past research investigating the prevalence of asthma and allergies among adult populations is relatively scant, information that does exist tends to suggest two trends: first, that asthma symptoms tend to remain stable over time, and second,
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According to a new study published in the Pediatrics journal, children who bite their nails or suck their thumbs are less likely to develop allergic sensitivities later in life. Those who have both habits have even a lower risk of developing allergies. Nail-biting and thumb-sucking are common habits among children, often seen as undesirable and
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