Swimming: good or bad for asthma?



It’s been freezing outside for days and the kids have eventually lost the enthusiasm for snow games. Now, what can we do in terms of exercise? The answer is swimming in indoor, heated swimming … [Read more...]


TV time and asthma



Too much “screen time” for children is not healthy. Many research studies have shown this again and again. Time spent in front of the TV or the computer screen is sedentary time and this lack of … [Read more...]


Thunderstorms can trigger asthma attacks



What triggers asthma attacks? Many things, such as dust, pollens, animal hair, toxic fumes, etc. But what about weather, particularly thunderstorms? Over the years, there have been people who … [Read more...]


Children with asthma more susceptible to H1N1 flu



Children have been shown to be highly vulnerable when it comes to catching the H1N1 flu. Furthermore, children with asthma seem to be more likely to develop serious symptoms and complications. This is … [Read more...]


More asthma attacks for 9/11 responders



As already posted here before, the 2001World Trade Center (WTC) terrorist attacks had long term health effects. One of the major health effects is asthma, a respiratory problem quite frequently … [Read more...]


Welcome to Battling Asthma



Welcome to our new health topic - Battling Asthma. 7.3% of Americans have asthma, 7 million of which are children. We will be bringing you more about asthma in the next few days. … [Read more...]


Brain Disease



Brain Disease presents new insights and concepts gained through recent research in brain disease. Leading world scientists review the latest experimental and clinical findings on which the central … [Read more...]


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