A research team at the University of Louisville has been awarded a $2.3 million grant from the National Institute on Aging to study asthma triggers in older adults. Barbara Polivka, of the UofL School of Nursing, and her interdisciplinary team will ...
UofL Researchers to Examine Asthma Triggers in Older Adults
Researchers to examine asthma triggers in older adults
UofL researchers to study asthma triggers in older adults
New research has found babies are more likely to develop asthma if their father smoked as a teenager. Medical experts said the information should be used to educate young men about the dangers smoking could have on their unborn children. The Thoracic ...
Dayton Daily News
A group of health and school-based organizations — including the National Association of School Nurses — found that children with well-controlled asthma have a greater chance of remaining in class, increasing their academic performance and allowing ...
Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a condition in which the throat muscles repeatedly tense up, blocking the passage of air during sleep. This causes increased snoring and waking up in the middle of sleep, which of course exacerbates fatigue and impedes ...
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Surprisingly, researchers found no link between a mother who smoked before pregnancy and childhood asthma. Dr Koplin says smoking can affect a man's sperm explaining why children are at a greater risk of getting asthma even years after their father has ...
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Fairbanks Daily News-Miner
Chronic lower respiratory disease, primarily chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, has been identified as the third leading cause of death in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. People with chronic ...
They will take the first comprehensive look at the triggers of asthma in adults over the age of 60. The study will look at the many causes, including personal and environmental influences. "If you can prevent it, you can prevent hospitalizations that ...
St. Louis Public Radio
St. Louis Public Radio
The Enhancing Asthma Care for Children program has measurably reduced asthma symptoms for patients in other cities where it has been introduced, said Jill Heins, director of respiratory health for the American Lung Association of the Upper Midwest.
But for people with severe sleep apnea, continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) is the therapy doctors often recommend. It's a nighttime breathing machine with a mask that sends a stream of air into your mouth and nose as you sleep. It's bulky and ...