Navigation Links
New Survey Finds Troubling Data on American Asthma Sufferers

cent), which is very much under control or completely under control (75 percent). However, nearly 20 percent experience some very severe symptoms, and 35 percent report their child experiences asthma-related symptoms year-round. -- Parents are more likely to seek all types of information about asthma than adult sufferers, and parents of child sufferers are more likely to make lifestyle changes because of their asthma than are adult asthmatics. -- 63 percent of parents say they understand their children's condition very or extremely well (compared with 57 percent of adults), but only 17 percent report that their child currently uses a Peak Flow meter.

Minority Populations: Black and Hispanic Experiences

Hispanic and Black asthma sufferers tend to have more severe and frequent symptoms and a generally negative attitude toward their asthma condition than other asthma sufferers; however, they are also more avid seekers of information to help them better manage their asthma.

    -- Overdosing. While eight-in-ten (81 percent) asthma sufferers take the

       indicated dose of their fast-acting inhaler medication, Hispanic and

       Black adults (23 percent each) and adult sufferers with severe asthma

       (40 percent) tend to take more than indicated.


    -- Frequency of symptoms. Hispanic (13 percent, 11 percent) and Black (21

       percent, 8 percent) adults and parents of child sufferers are more

       likely to report experiencing asthma-related symptoms, such as

       wheezing, on a weekly basis (4-7 days a week) compared to other (5

       percent, 1 percent) adults and parents of child sufferers.


    -- Severity of symptoms. Hispanic (19 percent, 12 percent) and Black (23

       percent, 11 percent) adults and parents of child sufferers tend to have

       more severe asthma-related symptoms than other (8 percent, 9 percent)

       adults and 
'"/>




Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Related medicine technology :

1. International ENDORSE Study Shows That the Majority of Hospitalized Patients Surveyed are at Risk for VTE and Many do not Receive Recommended VTE prophylaxis
2. Women Well-Informed About Breast Cancer, Yet Lacking Knowledge About Current Treatments, New Survey Finds
3. Waismann Method Survey Reveals Dependency Risk for People Using Suboxone
4. Hypertension Education Foundation Survey Results Announced At American Society For Hypertension Annual Meeting Suggests Improved Control Of High Blood Pressure, But Misconceptions Still Exist
5. Survey: Migraine Patients Taking Potentially Addictive Barbiturate or Opioid Medications Not Approved by FDA as Migraine Treatments
6. Waismann Method Survey Reveals 65 Percent of Women Seeking Opiate Dependency Treatment Are Mothers
7. Survey Reveals Significant Public Lack of Diabetes Awareness
8. Medical Journal Publishes First Large-Scale Survey Revealing Experiences of IPF Patients
9. DVT Awareness Survey Findings for Respondents in High-Risk Groups: Obese Individuals
10. DVT Awareness Survey Findings: Heart and Respiratory Patients
11. Common Preterm Labor Drug Has More Side Effects Than Alternative, Finds Study from Packard Childrens Hospital and Stanford
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
TAG: New Survey Finds Troubling Data American Asthma Sufferers
(Date:7/30/2015)... 2015  IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ: IDXX ) ... of $413 million, an increase of 6% compared to ... the US dollar reduced reported revenue growth by 7%. ... was 11%, supported by strong growth in the Companion ... ("EPS") was $0.60 for the quarter, an increase of ...
(Date:7/29/2015)... 2015  Astellas today announced topline results from ... and safety of intravenous (IV) and oral isavuconazole, ... for adults with candidemia and other invasive ... that the trial did not meet its primary ... isavuconazole-treated patients at the end of IV therapy ...
(Date:7/29/2015)... , July 29, 2015  Unilife Corporation ("Unilife" ... UNS), a developer, manufacturer and supplier of injectable drug ... financing strategy that provides the Company with flexibility and ... Unilife has signed an equity purchase agreement for ... LLC ("LPC"), a Chicago -based institutional ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 2IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 3IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 4IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 5IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 6IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 7IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 8IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 9IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 10IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 11IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 12IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 13IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 14IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 15IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 16IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 17IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 18IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 19IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 20IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 21IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 22IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 23IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 24IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 25IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 26IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 27IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 28IDEXX Laboratories Announces Second Quarter Results 29Astellas Provides Update on Phase 3 Study Evaluating Isavuconazole in Patients with Candidemia and Other Invasive Candida Infections 2Astellas Provides Update on Phase 3 Study Evaluating Isavuconazole in Patients with Candidemia and Other Invasive Candida Infections 3Astellas Provides Update on Phase 3 Study Evaluating Isavuconazole in Patients with Candidemia and Other Invasive Candida Infections 4Astellas Provides Update on Phase 3 Study Evaluating Isavuconazole in Patients with Candidemia and Other Invasive Candida Infections 5Unilife Announces Multifaceted Financing Strategy 2Unilife Announces Multifaceted Financing Strategy 3Unilife Announces Multifaceted Financing Strategy 4
... - Trial Results Confirm Efficacy for Population ... N.J. and EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 16 ,Bayer ... ONXX ) today announced that Nexavar(R) ... percent (HR=0.68;,p-value=0.014) in patients in the Asia-Pacific ...
... Ovarian ... Cancers -, - Company ... SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 15 Poniard,Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... will present data from three,clinical trials of picoplatin, in various tumor types ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Nexavar Significantly Improves Overall Survival by 47 Percent in Asia-Pacific Liver Cancer Study 2Nexavar Significantly Improves Overall Survival by 47 Percent in Asia-Pacific Liver Cancer Study 3Nexavar Significantly Improves Overall Survival by 47 Percent in Asia-Pacific Liver Cancer Study 4Nexavar Significantly Improves Overall Survival by 47 Percent in Asia-Pacific Liver Cancer Study 5Nexavar Significantly Improves Overall Survival by 47 Percent in Asia-Pacific Liver Cancer Study 6Poniard to Present Clinical Data From Picoplatin Trials in Multiple Tumor Types at American Society of Clinical Oncology 2008 Annual Meeting 2Poniard to Present Clinical Data From Picoplatin Trials in Multiple Tumor Types at American Society of Clinical Oncology 2008 Annual Meeting 3Poniard to Present Clinical Data From Picoplatin Trials in Multiple Tumor Types at American Society of Clinical Oncology 2008 Annual Meeting 4Poniard to Present Clinical Data From Picoplatin Trials in Multiple Tumor Types at American Society of Clinical Oncology 2008 Annual Meeting 5
(Date:7/30/2015)... ... ... On July 23rd Clay Today Online reported the state of Florida ... system, which has amassed largely enough throughout the years. Florida is the third state ... recent reduction of non violent drug offender’s prison sentences, Florida is beginning to take ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... (PRWEB) , ... July 30, 2015 , ... Gummy ... including lip lowering, gum contouring and surgery, as well as the patented gum depigmentation ... that has made him popular with many patients from around the world. , “Like ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... ... July 30, 2015 , ... New research finds some distinct differences in the ... on the Surviving Mesothelioma website. , Researchers with the National Institutes of ... 12,000 cases of mesothelioma occurring between 1990 and 2010. Two percent of these cases ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... NEW ORLEANS (PRWEB) , ... July 30, 2015 , ... ... wellbeing and take charge of their health in his new self-help book, “ Consciously ... , Llanos’ new book promotes a simple message: “If we take responsibility for ourselves, ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... ... July 30, 2015 , ... After a three year trial designed to ... commonly known as the “bionic eye,” researchers have determined the trial to be a ... patients facing or already affected by complete vision loss as a result of Retinitis ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Florida Questions Its Spending on Punitive Incarceration in Light of Exorbitant Costs for Non Violent Offenders 2Health News:Florida Questions Its Spending on Punitive Incarceration in Light of Exorbitant Costs for Non Violent Offenders 3Health News:Gummy Smile Dentist, Alex Farnoosh DMD, is Now Offering Comprehensive Treatment Options for Gummy Smiles 2Health News:Study Finds Mesothelioma Behaves Differently in Younger People, According to Surviving Mesothelioma 2Health News:New book by Dr. Raul Llanos: ‘The power to change is within’ 2Health News:New book by Dr. Raul Llanos: ‘The power to change is within’ 3Health News:The Vision Enhancing “Bionic Eye” Deemed Safe For Long Term Use After Three Year Clinical Trial 2
... support to the House of Commons vote to impose a ban ... ,A team of researchers measured the air quality, using a portable ... areas where smoking was permitted. The study revealed that the quality ... This, when inhaled, would cause harm to the health. ...
... An outbreak of cholera was first reported in the Luanda ... nearly 652 cases of cholera// and 22 cholera related deaths ... the latest health report published by the World Health Organization, ... reported over the past 24 hours. 8 municipalities have been ...
... 11-year-olds had taken a Class A drug, such as cocaine, ... taken hard drugs. There is a rise in illegal drug ... cocaine which has created a lot of trouble for the ... England's 3.4 million secondary pupils. Despite undertaking multi-million-pound campaigns such ...
... an agricultural engineer has developed a technique which uses ... serum albumin (HSA) from tobacco plants. HSA is an ... therapeutic needs. ,It is mainly used to ... attacks. It is used for haemorrhages, burns, surgical operations ...
... joined forces to create an Internet-based training programme ... degrees while continuing to work. ,The ... March, will create online courses for vets unable ... network. ,African vets urgently need extra ...
... European Breast Cancer Conference (EBCC-5) have called that patients should ... in the field. Doctors and patient groups said that women ... like Herceptin that could help prolong their survival and well ... and radiation therapy are available to women in the United ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Alternate ways to produce HAS from tobacco plants 2
... The SmartCycler System is a rapid, real-time ... prepared biological samples. By automating much of ... site individually programmable, it is the fastest, ... now on the market. The SmartCycler delivers ...
... The LightCycler 2.0 System is the newest ... Science. This new instrument offers six detection ... 560, 610, 640, 670, and 710nm. Perform ... by air and working with glass capillaries. ...
Mx3000P instrument, desktop computer, Mx3000P software package, user's manual, one Brilliant QPCR Reagent of your choice, and custom filter wheel with 4 filters chosen from: FAM/SYBR Green I, TET, HE...
... Stratagene delivers a new standard in QPCR ... This new system offers superior performance, more ... unit, Computer system - with Windows 98SE ... Keyboard, Mouse, Premier Sound Speakers, Surge Protector ...
Medicine Products: