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Cleanliness might lead to Asthma

...r, atopic sensitization, atopic asthma, and atopic wheeze in childhood....

Steroid Treatment for Wheezing Questioned

Episodic attacks of wheeze triggered by viral cold are common in preschoolers...dnisolone or placebo to be given at the start of a wheeze attack. Parents then recorded their children's respiratory symptoms and noted if their child was tak...

Persistent Childhood Wheeze Probably Inherited

... severe asthma. However, some children who develop wheeze later in childhood end up with the same characteristics as those who begin wheezing early. This study involved nearly 1,500 children born on the Isle of Wight in 1989. Researchers looked at when the wheezers in the group began wheezing, family histo...

Childhood Wheezing Could Be Hereditary

... severe asthma. However, some children who develop wheeze later in childhood end up with the same characteristics as those who begin wheezing early. This study involved nearly 1,500 children born on the Isle of Wight in 1989. Researchers looked at when the wheezers in the group began wheezing, family histo...

Asthma Risk Pronounced In Children Living Close to Traffic Ridden Roads

...being caused by traffic,” McConnell says. Risk for wheeze also decreased the further away a home was from a major road, dropping to background rates at roughly 150 meters (not quite two blocks). Study sites included the cities of Alpine, Anaheim, Glendora, Lake Arrowhead, Lake Elsinore, Long Beach, Mira L...

Preventive Measures Proved Ineffective in Allergic Children

...child's bed but did not reduce the rate of asthma, wheeze or atopy. The dietary intervention was intended to increase the proportion of omega-3 fatty acids consumed in a diet and reduce the content of omega-6 fatty acids. Parents were provided with cooking oils and margarine high in omega-3 fatty acids to...

Diesel Exposure Model Reduces Allergy Risk Assessment Errors

... diesel exposure—were more than twice as likely to wheeze compared with the infants exposed to lower levels, which was reported in the February 2007 issue of Environmental Health Perspectives. Research has shown that diesel exhaust particles (DEP), breathable particles able to absorb and transport protein...

Weather Forecasts Spring Pollen Allergy Severity

... influence how much allergy sufferers will sneeze, wheeze and itch their eyes. ? Mild Winter – Pollen Counts Increase: A mild winter can cause trees to pollinate earlier and could bring an early start to the allergy season. Mild and warm weather that continues in the spring also can increase pollen counts...

Smoke-Free Cars For All Kids

...sed at 14 years had increased risk of both current wheeze (wheeze occurring in past 12 months) and persistent wheeze,” say the authors. “Teenagers can escape ETS exposure in the home, either by removing themselves or by their parents smoking outside . . . however, children of this age and younger have no...

Influenza Vaccine FluMist To Be Approved In Younger Children As Well

...dren 12 (to) 23 months of age without a history of wheeze or asthma warrants use of FluMist in this population as well." It also said it would continue to monitor the drug in younger patients if approved. FluMist competes with injectable flu vaccines made by GlaxoSmithKline Plc, Sanofi-Aventis' Sanofi P...

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