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    1. Kids With Asthma: Obesity More Likely

      Dec. 4, 2006 -- Children with asthma are more likely to be obese and less likely to exercise than those without the disease, a British study shows. "Asthma was identified as a barrier to exercise by parents and children," write the University of Nottingham's Cristine Glazebrook, RGN, PhD, and collea

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    2. Airway Zapper Improves Asthma

      Oct. 24, 2006 - A device that zaps airway muscle cuts asthma attacks and reduces the need for asthma medications, a manufacturer-funded study shows. The device, from Asthmatx Inc., is a radiowave generator attached to a specially designed catheter. It is inserted into the airways during a procedure

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    3. Baby's Breaths May Hold Asthma Clues

      Oct. 18, 2006 - The quality of newborn babies' breaths may help predict their odds of developing asthma by their 10th birthday. So say Norwegian researchers including the University of Oslo's Geir Haland, MD, in The New England Journal of Medicine. Haland and colleagues studied the lung function of

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    4. Asthma Test for Chronic Cough

      Sept. 6, 2006 -- An asthma test may change the way doctors evaluate and treat chronic cough. Researchers at the Mayo Clinic today reported that a test called the exhaled nitric oxide test, commonly used for asthma patients, can help predict which chronic cough patients would be helped by inhaled cor

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    5. Asthma Risk for Wheezy, Allergic Kids

      Aug. 25, 2006 -- Children who wheeze and develop allergies allergies in the first three years of life may be at risk for asthma asthma . That news, published in The Lancet, comes from researchers including Sabina Illi, PhD, of University Children's Hospital in Munich, Germany. Illi's team studied ab

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    6. Asthma, Allergies Up in Poor Countries

      Aug. 24, 2006 -- There is good news and bad about worldwide trends in childhood allergy and asthma asthma . The epidemic increase in asthma incidence among children in the U.S. and other industrialized countries may finally be stabilizing. But allergy and asthma is on the rise in many developing cou

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    7. Asthma Drug Combo Could Be Dangerous

      Aug. 24, 2006 -- Medications used for long-term control of asthma asthma -- known as long-acting beta agonists -- are among the most widely prescribed asthma medications. But now there are new concerns that too many patients are taking them. Drugs such as Advair, Serevent, and Foradil are beta-agoni

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    8. Back-to-School Prep for Child Asthma

      Aug. 22, 2006 -- Parents of children with asthma have some homework to do to prepare for their child's at-school asthma care. That's the key finding of an online survey, done by Harris Interactive in late June for the American Lung Association. The survey included 2,010 parents aged 18 and older, 73

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    9. Football Hero Tackles Asthma

      You won your first Super Bowl ring with the Pittsburgh Steelers last year. Was it tough to retire, or great to leave the game on the highest of notes? After playing for 13 years and winning in my hometown, it was easy to walk away. I have no regrets. My career dreams were fulfilled. You are one of 2

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    10. Indoor Swimming, Asthma Link?

      July 17, 2006 - Indoor swimming pools may give kids asthma asthma , Belgian researchers warn. The researchers -- toxicologists Alfred Bernard, PhD, and Marc Nickmilder, PhD, of Brussels' Catholic University of Louvain -- say there is often a buildup of chlorine byproducts around indoor pools. These

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