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UofL gets $2.3 million for asthma research - The Courier-Journal

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UofL gets $2.3 million for asthma research
The Courier-Journal
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 AdultsNewswise (press release)
Researchers to examine asthma triggers in older adultsPhys.Org
UofL researchers to study asthma triggers in older adultsThe Lane Report

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Child more likely to get asthma if father smoked in teens, researchers say - ABC Online

ABC Online

Child more likely to get asthma if father smoked in teens, researchers say
ABC Online
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 ...

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Asthma action plan vital for school-age children - Dayton Daily News

Asthma action plan vital for school-age children
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 ...

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Suffer from sleep apnea? An Israeli startup could help you - Geektime

Geektime

Suffer from sleep apnea? An Israeli startup could help you
Geektime
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 ...
Sleep apnea co Ninox raises $5mGlobes
National Sleep Awareness MonthMason City Globe Gazette

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Weight-Loss Surgery Might Reduce Serious Asthma Flare-Ups – WebMD - WebMD

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Weight-Loss Surgery Might Reduce Serious Asthma Flare-Ups – WebMD
WebMD
It's also important to note that this study was designed only to find an association between weight-loss surgery and fewer asthma flare-ups; it cannot show that surgery or expected weight loss from the surgery actually caused the reduction in serious ...
Studies Show Weight Loss Surgery Helps Joint Replacement and AsthmaSavingAdvice.com
Weight Loss Surgery Might Decrease The Number Of Asthma Attacks, StudyYibada (English Edition)
Weight-Loss Surgery Leads to Fewer Asthma Attacks, Medical Study RevealsCapital OTC
U.S. News & World Report -Science World Report -Immortal News
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Smoking dads can cause asthma in babies - report - TVNZ

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Smoking dads can cause asthma in babies - report
TVNZ
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 ...
Smoking men could be giving children asthmaThe New Daily

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Respiratory diseases rank as third leading cause of death in US - Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

Respiratory diseases rank as third leading cause of death in US
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 ...

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Grant being used to fund asthma research at U of L - WDRB

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Grant being used to fund asthma research at U of L
WDRB
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 ...

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American Lung Association wants to help St. Louis clinics improve asthma ... - St. Louis Public Radio

St. Louis Public Radio

American Lung Association wants to help St. Louis clinics improve asthma ...
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.

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A new alternative for sleep apnea sufferers - Newsworks.org

A new alternative for sleep apnea sufferers
Newsworks.org
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 ...

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