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Daily toothbrushing tied to lower rates of pneumonia among hospitalized patients

Daily toothbrushing tied to lower rates of pneumonia among hospitalized patients

byBrigham and Women’s HospitalCredit: CC0 Public DomainResearchers have found an inexpensive tool that may help reduce rates of pneumonia for hospitalized patients—and it comes with bristles on

Daily toothbrushing tied to lower rates of pneumonia among hospitalized patients

byBrigham and Women’s HospitalCredit: CC0 Public DomainResearchers have found an inexpensive tool that may help reduce rates of pneumonia for hospitalized patients—and it comes with bristles on
Study reveals indoor metabolites as key indicators in asthma and allergic rhinitis

Study reveals indoor metabolites as key indicators in asthma and allergic rhinitis

by Rachel Sauer, TranSpreadCredit:Eco-Environment & Health(2023). DOI: 10.1016/j.eehl.2023.08.001Millions of children worldwide suffer from asthma and allergic rhinitis (AR), two chron

Study reveals indoor metabolites as key indicators in asthma and allergic rhinitis

by Rachel Sauer, TranSpreadCredit:Eco-Environment & Health(2023). DOI: 10.1016/j.eehl.2023.08.001Millions of children worldwide suffer from asthma and allergic rhinitis (AR), two chron
Resolve to keep your allergies, asthma in check in 2024

Resolve to keep your allergies, asthma in check in 2024

by Ernie MundellIf you're one of the 50 million Americans with asthma or allergies, 2024 is another year to redouble efforts to manage them.But how?"It's not always easy to get allergies

Resolve to keep your allergies, asthma in check in 2024

by Ernie MundellIf you're one of the 50 million Americans with asthma or allergies, 2024 is another year to redouble efforts to manage them.But how?"It's not always easy to get allergies
Candles, trees, pets: All holiday hazards for kids with asthma

Candles, trees, pets: All holiday hazards for kids with asthma

by Dennis ThompsonKids are home for the holidays, but the wonders of the season can pose problems for children with asthma.Sources of joy like Christmas trees, a Yule log burning or Grandma's pet

Candles, trees, pets: All holiday hazards for kids with asthma

by Dennis ThompsonKids are home for the holidays, but the wonders of the season can pose problems for children with asthma.Sources of joy like Christmas trees, a Yule log burning or Grandma's pet
Study underlines impact of air pollution on people with asthma in Scotland

Study underlines impact of air pollution on people with asthma in Scotland

byUniversity of StirlingCredit: Unsplash/CC0 Public DomainNew research by the University of Stirling has offered a greater understanding of how people with asthma in Scotland are affected by air

Study underlines impact of air pollution on people with asthma in Scotland

byUniversity of StirlingCredit: Unsplash/CC0 Public DomainNew research by the University of Stirling has offered a greater understanding of how people with asthma in Scotland are affected by air
Sleep apnea patient finds rest with UK dentistry

Sleep apnea patient finds rest with UK dentistry

by Loretta Stafford,University of KentuckySleep apnea oral appliance. Credit: University of KentuckyWhen Danville native Linda Pike was diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea in 2010, she was re

Sleep apnea patient finds rest with UK dentistry

by Loretta Stafford,University of KentuckySleep apnea oral appliance. Credit: University of KentuckyWhen Danville native Linda Pike was diagnosed with obstructive sleep apnea in 2010, she was re
Benidipine calcium channel blocker improves cigarette smoke-induced lung emphysema: Study

Benidipine calcium channel blocker improves cigarette smoke-induced lung emphysema: Study

by Impact Journals LLCIdentification of CaV blockers as a potential new class of senolytics. Credit:Aging(2023). DOI: 10.18632/aging.205259Anew research papertitled "Benid

Benidipine calcium channel blocker improves cigarette smoke-induced lung emphysema: Study

by Impact Journals LLCIdentification of CaV blockers as a potential new class of senolytics. Credit:Aging(2023). DOI: 10.18632/aging.205259Anew research papertitled "Benid
How shortened telomeres heighten risk of serious lung disease

How shortened telomeres heighten risk of serious lung disease

byMayo ClinicHuman chromosomes (grey) capped by telomeres (white). Credit: PD-NASA; PD-USGOV-NASAIn 2017, Cindy Sutherland caught a nasty cold she couldn't shake. After coughing nonstop for

How shortened telomeres heighten risk of serious lung disease

byMayo ClinicHuman chromosomes (grey) capped by telomeres (white). Credit: PD-NASA; PD-USGOV-NASAIn 2017, Cindy Sutherland caught a nasty cold she couldn't shake. After coughing nonstop for
Inhaled statins show promise as effective asthma treatment

Inhaled statins show promise as effective asthma treatment

by Liam Connolly,UC DavisCredit: CC0 Public DomainStatins are a class of drugs commonly used to lower bad cholesterol, but can they also treat obstructive airway diseases, such as asthma?UC Davi

Inhaled statins show promise as effective asthma treatment

by Liam Connolly,UC DavisCredit: CC0 Public DomainStatins are a class of drugs commonly used to lower bad cholesterol, but can they also treat obstructive airway diseases, such as asthma?UC Davi
Polluted air means more asthma attacks for urban kids, says new study

Polluted air means more asthma attacks for urban kids, says new study

by Dennis Thompson, U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious DiseasesAir pollution may trigger more asthma attacks in urban children and teens, a new study reports. Even moderate levels of oz

Polluted air means more asthma attacks for urban kids, says new study

by Dennis Thompson, U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious DiseasesAir pollution may trigger more asthma attacks in urban children and teens, a new study reports. Even moderate levels of oz
Personal air pollution monitoring needed for people with asthma, say researchers

Personal air pollution monitoring needed for people with asthma, say researchers

byUniversity of StirlingPurpleAir attached to customized backpack and powered by battery pack (inside). The PurpleAir was secured in place with Velcro to minimize agitating fiber particles and t

Personal air pollution monitoring needed for people with asthma, say researchers

byUniversity of StirlingPurpleAir attached to customized backpack and powered by battery pack (inside). The PurpleAir was secured in place with Velcro to minimize agitating fiber particles and t