Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Asthma 946 headlines found

1 View

[American Samoa] students from north carolina and indiana earn 2016 alma adams scholarships youth activism grants/scholarships

truth Initiative® is pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Health Communications to Reduce Tobacco Use Among Priority Populations. Cheyenne Wagi and Jacob Hojnacki were each awarded a $5,000 scholarship a
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Aug 4, 2016 20:57
9 Views

[Norway, UK] A new diagnosis of asthma or COPD is linked to smoking cessation – the Tromsø study

Increased rates of smoking cessation were associated with a new diagnosis of heart or lung disease, and obstructive lung disease was just as strongly linked to smoking cessation as was CHD. This should encourage the pursuit of early diagnosis of COPD.
International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
added Jul 1, 2016 21:18
1 View

[UK] 'The NHS is neglecting lung disease sufferers': One person dies every 5 minutes due to lack of treatments and funding

British Lung Foundation found 5 people are diagnosed every 5 minutes This adds up to around 115,000 deaths and 550,000 diagnoses each year / Treatment for lung problems lags far behind care for other diseases / Charity said this amounts to 'systemic ne
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 27, 2016 18:53
0 Views

[UK] 'Systemic neglect of lung disease' in NHS structures

Three of the UK's top six killer diseases are lung conditions - chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pneumonia and lung cancer - but it is poorly understood and underfunded, said the study from the British Lung Foundation (BLF). It argued that the imp
Press Association (uk)
added May 27, 2016 18:53
1 View

[UK] Coughing or short of breath? KILLER lung disease could be mistaken for

COPD is easily mistaken for asthma as both conditions display similar symptoms such as coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath. However, medics argue what is going on within the body is quite different. Recent figures also show the number of people dy
The [London, UK] Express
added May 20, 2016 14:05
0 Views

[UK] Why you'll live longer if your mother ate lots of beans and your father didn't like fry-ups

Men who smoke in the years before conception are significantly more likely to father children with asthma, research from the University of Bergen suggests. This supports worrying evidence compiled by Professor Marcus Pembrey, a geneticist at the Universi
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 18, 2016 07:28
2 Views

Capitalizing on a teachable moment motivates parents of kids with asthma to quit smoking

Parents who smoke are more likely to quit smoking after receiving motivational smoking cessation counseling following a "teachable moment" (TM) such as witnessing their child experience an asthma attack.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added May 17, 2016 15:57
1 View

[Florida] World Asthma Day: Restaurants partner with DOH to raise awareness

Nearly all of Washington County's more than 20 restaurants partnered with the Florida Department of Health (DOH)... The observance of World Asthma Day kicked off "Secondhand Smoke Exposed," a new initiative from the DOH Tobacco Free Florida program. The i
Chipley Paper.com (Holmes County (FL) Times-Advertiser / Washington County News)
added May 6, 2016 18:32
8 Views

CHEST World Congress 2016 Annual Meeting Abstracts: Immediate Effects of e-Cigarette Smoking in Healthy and Mild Asthmatic Young Smokers

CLINICAL IMPLICATIONS: ECS is not safe. As it happens with cigarette smoking, ECS has more pronounced deleterious effects in asthmatics. Further investigation focused on long-term effects of ECS is recommended.
Science Direct
added Apr 13, 2016 15:37
9 Views

Immediate Effects of e-Cigarette Smoking in Healthy and Mild Asthmatic Young Smokers

CONCLUSIONS: ECS causes acute pulmonary function impairment, lasting for less than 30 minutes after smoking.
Chest
added Apr 12, 2016 19:07
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines