Asthma

Defying the Odds: Asthmatics Prove Resilience Against Asthma

Defying the Odds: Asthmatics Prove Resilience Against Asthma

  After months of deliberation and almost 2,000 entries nationwide, GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) today announces the winners of its Search for the Winners Against Asthma (SWAA). Launched in February 2015, the ...

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Diverse Gut Bacteria Lowers Babies’ Asthma Risk: Study

Diverse Gut Bacteria Lowers Babies’ Asthma Risk: Study

  Miami, United States – Children at high risk of getting asthma may be missing some important gut bacteria in their first few months of life, according to a study Wednesday ...

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Farm Dust Protects Kids Against Asthma, Allergies

Farm Dust Protects Kids Against Asthma, Allergies

  Miami, United States – Researchers have long known that growing up on a farm seems to protect children against allergies and now they know the secret lies in the dust, ...

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Asthma as a Public Health Issue

Asthma as a Public Health Issue

  It is estimated that asthma affects around 235 million  people  worldwide 2  with  250,000 annual worldwide deaths recorded. Another 100 million people are projected to suffer from the disease ...

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GSK Launches the Search for Winners Against Asthma 2015

GSK Launches the Search for Winners Against Asthma 2015

  Do you know what Kim Chiu, Arnel Pineda and Michael Christian Martinez have in common? They all have Asthma yet have accomplished so much in their respective fields. Do ...

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New Asthma Combination Therapy to Improve Patient Practices

New Asthma Combination Therapy to Improve Patient Practices

  Manila, 29 January 2015 – Afflicting some 235 million across the globe, asthma continues to pose significant public health concerns[1]. In the Philippines, it is estimated that 6.2 percent ...

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Asthmatic First to Die from Enterovirus in Canada

Asthmatic First to Die from Enterovirus in Canada

  OTTAWA, October 17, 2014 (AFP) – A young asthmatic has become the first Canadian to die in an international outbreak of the respiratory enterovirus D68, officials announced Friday. Public health officials ...

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Wriggling Treatment: Indians Swallow Live Fish for Asthma

Wriggling Treatment: Indians Swallow Live Fish for Asthma

  HYDERABAD, June 10, 2014 (AFP) – With pinched noses and watery eyes, thousands of Indians have lined up to swallow live fish in a traditional treatment for asthma administered ...

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