‘The Pediatric Asthma Yardstick’ offers guidance to treat children of all ages

Although about 10 percent of school-aged children in the United States have asthma, there are few comprehensive U.S. guidelines for treating pediatric asthma. The Pediatric Asthma Yardstick, a new guideline from the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), offers a user-friendly “operational document”. It helps health care professionals understand which controller treatments are […]

New pediatric asthma yardstick has treatment guidance for children of every age

Although about 10 percent of school-aged children in the United States have asthma, there are few comprehensive U.S. guidelines for treating pediatric asthma. The Pediatric Asthma Yardstick, a new guideline from the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI), offers a user-friendly “operational document.” It helps health care professionals understand which controller treatments are […]

Linked between Consumption of fast food and asthma, other allergic diseases

A new Respirology review and analysis of published studies reveals a link between fast food consumption and an increased likelihood of having asthma, wheeze, and several other allergic diseases such as pollen fever, eczema, and rhino-conjunctivitis. The analysis included 16 studies. In terms of different types of fast food consumption, hamburger intake was most prominently […]

New analysis reveals link between fast food consumption and increased risk of allergic diseases

A new Respirology review and analysis of published studies reveals a link between fast food consumption and an increased likelihood of having asthma, wheeze, and several other allergic diseases such as pollen fever, eczema, and rhino-conjunctivitis. The analysis included 16 studies. In terms of different types of fast food consumption, hamburger intake was most prominently […]

Benefits of using a humidifier

Dryness and humidity Six humidifier uses and their benefits 1. Preventing influenza 2. Making a cough more productive 3. Reducing snoring 4. Keeping the skin and hair moist 5. Reducing allergy and asthma symptoms 6. Benefits for the home Types of humidifiers Risks Dirty humidifiers Too much humidity Using hard water or tap water Other […]