Researchers Associate Yeast in Babies’ Guts with Risks of Asthma
A team of microbiologists from the University of British Columbia has found a yeast in the guts of babies indicative of asthma as babies grow. The study was carried out on Ecuadorian children and then compared with results obtained in Canada. The researchers found that a particular type of yeast in the guts of babies predisposed them to developing asthma as they grow into childhood.
Fish Oil Could Be Good For Asthma
Fish oil has been good for the heart. Now it has a new benefit, as fish oil could be good for asthma as well.
Asthma In Kids Could Lead To Obesity
A child with asthma has a greater risk of obesity than other kid without the chronic respiratory condition, a new study.
A Third Of Asthma Patients Misdiagnosed, Study Reveals
A study reveals that a third of asthma patients may have been falsely diagnosed.
Asthma In Kids Improve With Indoor Smoking Ban
After the recent enactment of the indoor smoking ban by the Obama administration, a recent study shows that ER admissions of asthma in kids have gone down in communities with the smoking ban. This gives great hope for positive outcome for the recent smoking ban in the years to come.
Processed Meat Alert: Eating Ham Or Bacon 4 Times Weekly Worsens Asthma
The researchers found that those whe eat cured meats regularly, or at least four times weekly, are more likely to suffer from asthma attacks, than those who don't. The culprit is a preservative called nitrite which could aggravate the airways.
Bottled Breast Milk vs Breastfeeding : Is There A Difference?
Directly breastfeeding your baby is still more preferable than putting your breastmilk in a bottle. A new research shows bottle-feeding increases risk for respiratory issues.
Smoking Ban In Cars With Child Passengers To Come Into Force In Scotland
Speaking on BBC Radio's Good Morning Scotland program, Public Health Minister Aileen Campbell said the "poisonous chemicals in second-hand smoke" were particularly dangerous to children. That is why it is ban to smoke in cars with children.
Vitamin D: Does The Use Of It Create More Damage Than You Expect It To Do Good For You? You Might Want To Think Again
Scientists Say That Vitamin D Intake Does Not Help A Person’s Health In Any Way, How True Can This Be? Is It A Total Waste Of Money? Does The Use Of It Just Give Us False Hopes? Find Out What Studies Show
Mexican Volcano Spews Ash 3 Miles Into The Air
Popocatépetl volcano, the most active in Mexico, surprised residents by sending a huge column of ash into the sky. It has been dormant for years before it erupted in 1994.
Melbourne's 'Thunderstorm Asthma' Caused 4 Deaths
A severe storm combined with an extreme pollen count caused 2,000 people in Melbourne to suffer breathing problems. "Thunderstorm Asthma", as the phenomenon is known, already caused 4 deaths.
Not A Fan of Fruits And Vegetables? Study Says You Are At Risk Of Having Asthma. Here’s Why
Study Finds That The Lack Of Fruit And Vegetable Consumption Can Actually Trigger Asthma And Other Respiratory Diseases, Find Out Why
Asthma Treatment Found In Hookworms, Study Finds
Hookworm wonders: Are Hookworms really effective in treating asthma? Find out what experts say.
Obesity, Asthma Among Children Linked To Dysfunction, Trauma At Home
Many researchers have examined that childhood's adverse events affect children's health development. Obesity and asthma are examples of disorders that may be caused by dysfunction and trauma at home.