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Asthma

Pharmacy-Led Education Improves Inhaler Technique

Aug 08, 2022

Pharmacists embedded within primary care or specialty clinics can assist patients and their caregivers in teaching proper inhaler technique. Pharmacist-led education on inhaler technique improv...

Impact of RSV in Infants on Risk for Preschool Wheeze & Asthma

Jul 17, 2022

RSV-related bronchiolitis in infants was more severe than rhinovirus-related bronchiolitis but did not confer higher risk for preschool respiratory outcomes. “Bronchiolitis is the most common...

Anti-Asthmatic Adverse Drug Events Quadrupled in Past Decade

Jul 05, 2022

Adverse drug events due to anti-asthmatic medications have been substantially rising during the past two decades among younger children. Studies have shown that asthma medication adherence is b...

Position Paper Backs Bronchial Allergen Challenge Use

Jun 30, 2022

Although bronchial allergen challenge (BAC) is occasionally used to distinguish patients with allergic asthma among those with atopic asthma, it is currently considered a research tool without any pro...

Impact of cytokines genes polymorphisms and their serum levels on childhood asthma in Egyptian population.

Jun 22, 2022

Asthma is chronic immune-mediated airway inflammation, and it is affected by a complex network of interacting cytokines. To date, the exact role of each cytokine and its genetic polymorphisms in child...

FeNO Testing Effective as Diagnostic Tool in Urban Setting

Jun 08, 2022

Initial and consistent fractured exhaled nitric oxide measurements can help identify asthma-related morbidity in children living in urban areas.   Asthma affects every age group, gender, ra...

Longer Duration of Breastfeeding Tied to Lower Childhood Asthma Risk

Jun 02, 2022

WEDNESDAY, June 1, 2022 (HealthDay News) -- Longer duration of exclusive breastfeeding may protect against childhood asthma, according to a study published online May 9 in Annals of Allergy, Asthma &a...

Immune Repertoire and Advancements in Nanotherapeutics for the Impediment of Severe Steroid Resistant Asthma (SSR).

May 23, 2022

Severe steroid-resistant asthma (SSR) patients do not respond to the corticosteroid therapies due to the heterogeneity, and genome-wide variations. However, there are very limited reports pertinent to...

Pathobiology of Airway Remodeling in Asthma: The Emerging Role of Integrins.

May 23, 2022

Airway remodeling is a complex clinical feature of asthma that involves long-term disruption and modification of airway architecture, which contributes significantly to airway hyperresponsiveness (AHR...

High-intensity interval training slashes daily corticosteroids in asthma

May 18, 2022

High-intensity interval training resulted in a 24% reduction in daily inhaled corticosteroids after 6 months without compromising asthma control, according to a new randomized controlled trial. In a t...

NAVIGATOR Steers Asthma Patients to Tezepelumab

May 18, 2022

Patients with severe, uncontrolled asthma demonstrated overall 2.8-fold higher odds of improved clinical responses to tezepelumab than placebo, including exacerbation reduction, better asthma control,...

Type 2 asthma managed by dupilumab, despite atopic comorbidities

May 18, 2022

The phase 3 Liberty Asthma VOYAGE trial reported that dupilumab reduced severe asthma exacerbation rates and also improved overall lung function in children with moderate-to-severe asthma, independent...

MANDALA Patterns Success for Albuterol-Budesonide in Asthma

May 18, 2022

In patients with uncontrolled moderate-to-severe asthma, the risk of asthmatic exacerbation was significantly reduced when patients used a fixed-dose inhaler with a combination of albuterol and budeso...

Rediscovering the Therapeutic Potential of Agarwood in the Management of Chronic Inflammatory Diseases.

May 16, 2022

The inflammatory response is a central aspect of the human immune system that acts as a defense mechanism to protect the body against infections and injuries. A dysregulated inflammatory response is a...

Effect of Loaded Glycyrrhizic Acid on PLGA Nano-particle on Treatment of Allergic Asthma.

May 09, 2022

Asthma is considered a complex disease of the respiratory system that is characterized by bronchoconstriction, airway inflammation, cough, dyspnea, and wheezing. Allergic reactions are the main reason...

Characterization of fungal exposure and dectin-1 expression in healthy horses and horses with severe asthma.

May 09, 2022

To quantify dectin-1 expression in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF), create polyclonal antibodies against equine dectin-1 and localize it in tissues, and quantify fungal exposure in pastured and st...

Study Effect of Azithromycin and Doxycycline in Mucus Producing and Inflammatory Signaling Pathways of Allergic Asthma.

May 02, 2022

Asthma is a respiratory disease; involving millions of people worldwide. The main cause of asthma is allergy and immune response dysregulation. The effects of azithromycin and doxycycline as asthma-co...

Immunomodulatory Effect of SINA 1.2 Therapy Protocol in Asthmatic Mice Model: A Combination of Oxymel and Sauna.

May 02, 2022

Alternative medicine, has become popular in asthmatic patients. We evaluated the immunomodulatory effects of SINA 1.2 therapy protocol derived from Persian medicine in an asthmatic mice model. Forty-t...

Inhibitory Effect of S100A11 on Airway Smooth Muscle Contraction and Airway Hyperresponsiveness.

Apr 18, 2022

S100A11 is a member of the S100 calcium-binding protein family and has intracellular and extracellular regulatory activities. We previously reported that S100A11 was differentially expressed in the re...

Sesamin Alleviates Asthma Airway Inflammation by Regulating Mitophagy and Mitochondrial Apoptosis.

Apr 18, 2022

Bronchial asthma poses a considerable burden on both individual patients and public health. Sesamin is a natural lignan that relieves asthma. However, the potential regulatory mechanism has not been f...