Asthma management: Blocking two immune system molecules can help prevent future attacks, suggests study
For the study, the researchers targeted two molecules: OX40L and CD30L. Both of these are signalling proteins that can activate T cells when the body is exposed to an allergen and hence lead to inflammation
Exposure to air pollution not only increases risk of asthma attacks but also of disease onset in children
The researchers found that while children whose parents had asthma were still more likely to develop the chronic disease, those who were exposed to higher levels of small particulate matter (PM 2.5) and nitrate pollution also had an increased risk of asthma onset.
Nasal microbiota helps in boosting immunity, tackling inflammation: Here are a few habits that help maintain it
The human body contains trillions of microbes on many of its surfaces and are present on the skin, oral cavity, gut and even on the nasal mucosa (inner lining of the nose).
Corticosteroid inhalers used by asthma patients may help treat COVID-19, researchers to begin human clinical trials
The ultimate goal of the trial is to analyse if the Budesonide inhaler can be used as a low-cost and easily available early intervention therapy for COVID-19 patients to reduce the risks of severe respiratory illness.
Multiple studies have established that sleep is important to maintain good respiratory health, among other bodily functions.
Excessive inflammation and organ damage are also suggested to be one of the many reasons for death in COVID-19 patients.
World Asthma Day 2020: Symptoms, management and precautions for exercise-Induced bronchoconstriction
Another way could be through exercises that require shorter bursts of energy as this could help in not inducing an asthma attack.
Exercise-induced asthma (medically called exercise-induced bronchoconstriction), kicks in after 5 to 10 minutes of a proper workout.
Asthma, a common lung condition that causes sporadic breathing difficulties, often starts in childhood, says the World Health Organization (WHO).
Asthma is a chronic inflammatory condition of the lungs in which the airway become narrow due to swelling in the mucous membrane (or mucosa).
Half a million Indians die every year due to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD. A major cause for this is a lack of awareness and underdiagnosis of the disease.
On Wednesday, the city witnessed thick smog with air pollution at dangerous levels which made it breathing difficult for many in the national capital
By the early 2000s, a number of studies showed the opposite -- that exposure to pets in the very early stages of life confers protective benefits and prevents the development of allergic rhinitis, asthma and eczema.
All England Championships: Viktor Axelsen foresees purposeful 2019 after being thwarted by asthma, injuries in past year
After spending more than a year battling persistent ankle injuries and asthma, a wiser Viktor Axelsen begins his journey to becoming a world-beater once again.
Check out the complete video of Priyanka Chopra busting 5 common myths around Asthma and inhalers.
A device worn by kids with breathing trouble provides a steady stream of pollution data: AIIMS
As Delhi's air quality continues to remain 'very poor', hospitals struggle to deal with rising cases of respiratory diseases
With Delhi's air quality remaining in the 'very poor' category, hospitals are facing a tough time dealing with rising cases of respiratory diseases.