Navigation Links
Food May Trigger Life-Threatening Asthma

For the first time, food allergy -- especially to peanuts -- has been shown to be a major cause of life-threatening asthma in children.
Asthma attacks are the most common reason for children to be hospitalized, say Dr. Graham Roberts from St. Mary's Hospital in London and a team of experts. Despite great strides in treatment, death due to childhood asthma has not dropped. Roughly 50 children in the U.K. and more than 200 in the U.S die each year from asthma. Dr. Roberts' team studied 19 children who required emergency ventilator treatment //for a life-threatening asthma attack, matching each patient to two other patients treated for a non-life-threatening asthma attack.

In the medical publication the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, they report that 53 percent of children with a life-threatening asthma attack were food allergic compared with only 10 percent of those who had asthma but did not require ventilation. Of those with known food allergy, most appeared to be to peanuts or other nuts.

Commenting on the findings, Dr. Hugh A. Sampson of Mount Sinai in New York said "perhaps some of the life-threatening asthma that we are seeing may in fact be related to food allergic reactions and have been misdiagnosed only as asthma." He added, "This is particularly relevant to the inner-city population of the U.S.," which has a lot of illness due to asthma. "Really, at this point in time we have very little information about food allergy in this population."

Dr. Sampson hopes this paper "stimulates an awareness of the importance of food allergy" in connection with severe life-threatening asthma.
'"/>




Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Common Plant Triggers Asthma
2. Stress can Trigger Heart Problems
3. Tobacco Found To Trigger Familial Pancreatic Cancer
4. Mouse Allergen Found In Homes Could Trigger Asthma In Kids
5. Hormone Therapy May Trigger Asthma
6. Movie Smoking Is The Prime Triggering Factor For Adolescents
7. Cancer Causing Proteins Trigger Abnormal Biochemical Reactions In Cells
8. Chromosome Ends Trigger DNA Damage Response For Telomere Protection
9. Botched Abortions Trigger Concern Over Legal Ambiguity In Britain
10. Scientists Discover Prostate Cancer Triggering Molecule
11. Asthma Attacks May Be Triggered By Inhalers
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: Food May Trigger Life Threatening Asthma

(Date:10/1/2014)... Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) will ... industrial control systems which run, for example, manufacturing ... rail network. , The research will help ... infiltrating the systems behind our critical national infrastructure. ... Control Systems (RITICS), based at Imperial College London, ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... Familylifeinsurancequotes.org has released a new blog ... citizens. , Senior citizens can qualify for affordable ... to seniors who are over 50 years old. Some ... a medical examination. , Term life insurance with a ... can qualify. Having life insurance during retirement is important ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... Lifeinsurance-policy.com has released a new blog ... prices for smokers. , Smoking will always have a ... is the best method to find affordable coverage. Insurance ... need coverage. , Whole life insurance premiums will ... Since the coverage is permanent, the initial rates ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... Farmington Company today announced it ... and visual identity helping brokers, consultants and companies ... to create greater benefit communication synergies. They unveiled ... empowering customers to better leverage Farmington Company’s industry-tested ... of the rebrand is the refreshed tagline: For ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... Maine (PRWEB) October 01, 2014 Between ... disorders in the U.S., according to figures from the ... Related Diseases Association (AARDA), and many of them have ... chance of having undiagnosed celiac disease. Gluten Free ... raise awareness of undiagnosed celiac disease by publishing a ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:£2.5 million to recognize and reduce cyber-attack threats to critical infrastructure 2Health News:Affordable Term Life Insurance - Senior Citizens Can Qualify for Coverage! 2Health News:Affordable Whole Life Insurance Premiums for Smokers! 2Health News:Farmington Company Launches Rebrand and New Positioning 2Health News:Informative New Blog Series Underscores Link Between Celiac Disease and Other Autoimmune Disorders 2Health News:Informative New Blog Series Underscores Link Between Celiac Disease and Other Autoimmune Disorders 3
... The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has decided ... (R) (infliximab) to be used in the treatment of ... today. Crohn's disease affects the gastrointestinal tract and causes ... now there is no drug to treat children who ...
... Illinois at Chicago in collaboration with their colleagues from ... enzyme in the virus that causes SARS//, severe acute ... in the March 27 issue of the Proceedings of ... form a new drug target for drug makers. ...
... the cause of four men whose lives took a turn ... German company// TeGenero and medical research company Parexel, has received ... handling the case, has felt ignored after receiving no response ... conducted at Northwick Park Hospital in Harrow, north-west London, last ...
... It is already known to us that some popular spices ... Liu, an assistant professor of obstetrics// and gynecology at the ... powder dissolved in solution by putting it on ovarian cancer ... that ginger can kill ovarian cancer cells. But the study ...
... Harris Interactive? for the Vagisil Women's Health CenterSM conducted a ... of today's American women are taking active roles in their ... thirds of women aged 18 and older (63 percent) report ... go to a gynecologist, 61 percent say they "always" go ...
... the risk of coronary heart attack and could in general be ... study of 4,400 men and women aged 65 and over by ... a link between the amount of alcohol drunk and the likelihood ... ,People who drink 14 or more glasses of wine or ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:FDA Accords Priority Review For Pediatric Crohn's Disease Drug 2Health News:Spices Could Be Employed To Treat Certain Cancers 2Health News:Women aware of “feminine health” : their attitud 2
(Date:9/30/2014)... , Sept. 30, 2014 This report analyzes the ... the following Product Categories: Enteral Feeding Pumps, Nasogastric Tubes, and ... the US Canada, Japan , ... Latin America , and Rest of World. Annual estimates ... Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... LONDON , Sept. 30, 2014 ... market for molecular imaging informatics solutions including nuclear ... fusion and comparison. The study assesses the size ... between 2010 and 2013, and projects future growth ... well as the dynamics taking place in the ...
(Date:9/30/2014)... Mass. , Sept. 30, 2014  Decision Resources Group finds ... Australia , China , ... Korea—will expand at a strong rate through 2023. Dental implant procedure ... and as patient awareness rises. Other key findings from ... dental implant market: , Dental implant penetration: ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Enteral Feeding Devices Industry 2Global Enteral Feeding Devices Industry 3Global Enteral Feeding Devices Industry 4Global Enteral Feeding Devices Industry 5Global Enteral Feeding Devices Industry 6Global Enteral Feeding Devices Industry 7Global Enteral Feeding Devices Industry 8Global Enteral Feeding Devices Industry 9Global Enteral Feeding Devices Industry 10Global Enteral Feeding Devices Industry 11Global Enteral Feeding Devices Industry 12Global Enteral Feeding Devices Industry 13Global Enteral Feeding Devices Industry 14Global Enteral Feeding Devices Industry 15Global Enteral Feeding Devices Industry 16Global Enteral Feeding Devices Industry 17Global Enteral Feeding Devices Industry 18Global Enteral Feeding Devices Industry 19Analysis of the US Molecular Imaging Informatics Market 2Analysis of the US Molecular Imaging Informatics Market 3Asia Pacific Dental Implant Market Will Grow at a Strong Rate Through 2023 2Asia Pacific Dental Implant Market Will Grow at a Strong Rate Through 2023 3
Multi piece lens, AC depth: 4.2....
Liberty Three Piece PMMA Lens with UV Absorber....
... Lenses: The Bausch & Lomb PMMA Posterior Chamber ... primary implantation for the visual correction of aphakia ... where a cataractous lens has been removed by ... be placed in the ciliary sulcus or capsular ...
... patients to focus seamlessly near, ... way the eyes natural lens ... to a remarkable new level. ... patients vision to the way ...
Medicine Products: