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Vitamin D deficiency and poorer lung function in asthmatic children treated with steroids

Nathaniel Dunford EurekAlert Vitamin D deficiency is associated with poorer lung function in asthmatic children treated with inhaled corticosteroids, according to a new study from researchers in Boston. “In our study of 1,024 children with mild to moderate persistent asthma, … Continue reading

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Chinese herb relieves daily asthma symptoms

Press TV A traditional Chinese herbal remedy may be significantly helpful in relieving daily symptoms of asthmatic patients, Japanese researchers say. A study of more than 270 patients with asthma who either received a Chances mixture or standard treatment demonstrated … Continue reading

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Natural pills treating asthma

Laura Sparkes Today Tonight With more than two million sufferers, Australia has been identified as a hotspot for asthma, and any news of a possible breakthrough is very welcome. Read More: Natural pills treating asthma

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Gulf of Despair – USA

SBS Journeyman Pictures May 2012 Two years after the Gulf of Mexico disaster BP say the area is back in business. But in reality oil is washing up on the beaches, local residents are falling ill and the peak of … Continue reading

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Study sheds new light on importance of human breast milk ingredient

Phyllis Picklesimer EurekAlert URBANA – A new University of Illinois study shows that human milk oligosaccharides, or HMO, produce short-chain fatty acids that feed a beneficial microbial population in the infant gut. Not only that, the bacterial composition adjusts as … Continue reading

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New study: Amish prove raw milk promotes health in children

Rady Ananda Food Freedom News An international team of researchers recently confirmed that children who drink fresh milk – unprocessed and unpasteurized – have a better immune response to allergens and are far less likely to develop asthma. Researchers from … Continue reading

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Amish children are nearly immune to asthma and allergies

Reuters Reporters Daily Mail Study compared children on Amish farms in Indiana to children in Switzerland, where most Amish originate Amish children have 5 percent allergy rate, compared to 11.2 percent among Swiss kids Amish children raised on rural farms … Continue reading

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Children who develop asthma have lung function deficits as neonates

Nathaniel Dunford EurekAlert Children who develop asthma by age seven have deficits in lung function and increased bronchial responsiveness as neonates, a new study from researchers in Denmark suggests. “Previous research on the relationship between neonatal lung function and the … Continue reading

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Manage your health

Howdini/Youtube Make your health a top priority this season and join us as our experts discuss how to maintain your well being. From avoiding the common cold to asthma and heartburn advice we’ve got you and your family covered.

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Fetal exposure to bisphenol A as a risk factor for the development of childhood asthma: an animal model study

Nakajima et al. Environmental Health   Abstract Background The prevalence of asthma in industrialized countries has been increasing dramatically and asthma is now the most common chronic disease of children in the United States. The rapidity of the increase strongly … Continue reading

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