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Allergist educates military community about asthma - Air Force Link

Air Force Link

Allergist educates military community about asthma
Air Force Link
The same substances that trigger allergy symptoms, such as pollen, dust mites and pet dander, may also trigger or worsen asthma signs and symptoms. In some people, skin or food allergies can cause asthma symptoms, according to TRICARE.
Make Yourself More Aware During Allergy and Asthma Awareness MonthRUHS News (blog)

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Learn more about asthma and your child - Miami Herald

Learn more about asthma and your child
Miami Herald
The situation is worsened by sudden bronchial spasms that temporarily constrict airways. This constriction or shrinking of the airways, in addition to the inflammation, blocks airflow. Breathing becomes more difficult, and children may complain of ...

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Kris Ketz's sleep apnea report helps viewer discover own condition - KMBC Kansas City

KMBC Kansas City

Kris Ketz's sleep apnea report helps viewer discover own condition
KMBC Kansas City
Anyone who wakes up a lot during the night or feels sleepy and lethargic during the day should ask a doctor whether sleep apnea might be the reason. The condition is common and manageable. Ketz said the treatment has been life-changing.

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ATRI: Cost of sleep apnea treatment high for drivers - Fleet Owner

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ATRI: Cost of sleep apnea treatment high for drivers
Fleet Owner
Use of a continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) machine is the most commonly prescribed treatment regimen for drivers diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) – even for those with mild sleep apnea, which does not require treatment in order to ...
Drivers paying steep price for apnea testsToday's Trucking News
Sleep apnea gets worse in post-menopausal womenZee News
Sleep apnea research: Truck operators must spend average of $1200 for testing when apnea suspectedOverdrive Magazine
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Propeller partners with managed care provider for pilot trial of asthma smart inhalers - FierceMedicalDevices (press release) (registration)

FierceMedicalDevices (press release) (registration)

Propeller partners with managed care provider for pilot trial of asthma smart inhalers
FierceMedicalDevices (press release) (registration)
Under the deal, Propeller and Molina will start a pilot trial focused on improving medication adherence, reducing symptoms and improving control for asthma patients. The healthcare ... Propeller offers a combination of a combination of inhaler sensors ...

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PETA science group publishes a review on pulmonary effects of nanomaterials - Phys.Org

PETA science group publishes a review on pulmonary effects of nanomaterials
Phys.Org
A scientist from the PETA International Science Consortium Ltd. is the lead author of a review on pulmonary fibrosis that results from inhaling nanomaterials, which has been published in Archives of Toxicology. The coauthors are scientists from Health ...

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UDOH Report Links Asthma and Depression - RadioWest

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UDOH Report Links Asthma and Depression
RadioWest
“Mental health and asthma are interconnected and having both can worsen health more than just having one condition alone,” says Holly Uphold, an epidemiologist with the Utah Health Department. She says more than a third of asthma patients also suffer ...

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Glenmark Pharma launches digital inhaler for asthma patients - Times of India

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Glenmark Pharma launches digital inhaler for asthma patients
Times of India
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Limited, the research-led global integrated pharmaceutical company, launched what the company touted as India's first Digital Dose Inhaler for asthma and pulmonary disease patients. The inhaler, branded as Digihaler, provides ...
Glenmark launches digital dose inhaler for asthma patientsMoneycontrol.com
Glenmark's new 'digital dose inhaler' for asthma, COPD displays dose remaining in itTheHealthSite
Glenmark launches 'Digihaler' for asthma and COPD medicationpharmabiz.com

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3 out of 4 people with symptomatic asthma report reduced productivity at work - Business Wire (press release)

Business Wire (press release)

3 out of 4 people with symptomatic asthma report reduced productivity at work
Business Wire (press release)
Results were released today by Boehringer Ingelheim from an international survey, providing new insight into the negative impact of persistent asthma symptoms on people's work productivity and their ability to perform everyday activities. ... from ...

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Adult Onset Asthma Is Not A Myth; Experts Hard At Work To Find Relief For Older Sufferers - Medical Daily

Medical Daily

Adult Onset Asthma Is Not A Myth; Experts Hard At Work To Find Relief For Older Sufferers
Medical Daily
Outside of fat, a 2015 study published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology found asthma and respiratory symptoms increased in postmenopausal women — a stage in life when the female sex hormone estrogen fluctuates. The exact reason why ...

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