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Exercise Not Only Safe For Those With Asthma, Physical Activity Is Recommended

Not only is it safe for people with asthma to exercise, but doing so could reduce their risk of asthma symptoms or attacks, according to a new evidence review in The Cochrane Library.  Many people with asthma report avoiding exercise because they are afraid it could trigger symptoms including shortness of breath, wheezing or a […]

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Maternal Exposure To Magnetic Fields May Be Associated With Development Of Asthma In Children

Children whose mothers had high exposure to magnetic fields (MF) during pregnancy appear to have an increased risk of developing asthma, according to a report published Online First today by Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. The study was conducted by De-Kun Li, M.D., Ph.D., and colleagues from Kaiser Permanente, […]

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Overall Rate Of Chronic Health Problems For Extremely Low-Birth-Weight Children Does Not Appear To Increase In Adolescence

In a follow-up of extremely low-birth-weight children, the rates of chronic health conditions overall, and asthma specifically, did not change between the ages of 8 and 14 years, although the rate of obesity did increase, according to a study in the July 27 issue of JAMA. The research was carried out by Maureen Hack, M.B., […]

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Traffic Pollution Contributes To Pediatric Asthma And Premature Death Of Unborn Children

A UK academic is calling for a nationwide study into the effects traffic pollution has on asthma sufferers after his own research in Cairo highlighted health problems in children who may even be affected while still in the womb. Dr. Mohammad Shamssain and his research team recently completed a study into the impact that high […]

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