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Asthma does not raise severe COVID-19 risk

Asthma itself is not a risk factor for hospitalization or more severe COVID-19, and people whose asthma is triggered by allergies may actually be at lower risk

Disinfecting during pandemic puts asthmatics at risk

Increased cleaning by people with asthma during the pandemic may be triggering flares of their disease, a new report suggests

Asthma patient narrates how he survived coronavirus at Karachi’s govt hospital  

A coronavirus patient who suffered from cardiac and asthama diseases has recovered from the infection during his treatment at Civil Hospital Karachi.

Asthma classes in school may help reduce attacks

School-age children with asthma who receive education on managing the condition may have fewer attacks, emergency room visits and hospitalizations than those who don’t get such classes, a recent study suggests.

Five-year-old girl dies after doctor refused to see her because she was ‘5 minutes late’ for appointment

LONDON: A minor girl died of an asthma attack after a doctor refused to see her because she was just ‘five minutes late’ to...

Something fishy: Indians swallow live fish for asthma

HYDERABAD: More than 5,000 Indians have lined up in the country's south, pinching their noses and sticking their tongues out to swallow live fish...

GSK ‘real world’ drug test has second success in asthma

LONDON: GlaxoSmithKline notched up a second win for its pioneering "real world" approach to testing new drugs on Friday as its inhaled medicine Breo...

Cured meats linked to worsening asthma symptoms

PARIS: Eating large amounts of cured meats was linked to worse symptoms among asthma sufferers, a French study found. That was true even after taking...

Yoga may help relieve asthma symptoms: study

Yoga seems to provide small improvements in symptoms and quality of life in people with asthma, according to a new review.

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, Belgian experts said Thursday.

Cesarean birth may raise baby’s risk of asthma, diabetes and obesity

NEW YORK: While cesarean deliveries are often necessary to save lives and prevent injuries, being born by C-section may also leave babies vulnerable to chronic health problems such as asthma, diabetes and obesity, a new analysis suggests.

Health, not money, inspires people to save power

MIAMI: Telling people how pollution can harm kids' health inspires them to use less electricity than telling them how much money they could save by cutting back on power use, US researchers said Monday.

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