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World Asthma Day?

World Asthma Month? Really?

Yes, today (May 1) is world asthma day, and May is world asthma month. The theme this year is “You Can Control Your Asthma” (with pharmaceuticals, of course). The Global Initiative for Asthma states that the intent of these are to “improve asthma...

western diet and childhood asthma

Allergies and Asthma Linked to Diet

Researchers from The Netherlands’ Erasmus University Generation R Study Group have determined that a western diet significantly increases the incidence of allergies, asthma and respiratory tract infections among children. The study utilized examinations of 2,173 Dutch children who were four years old or...

Hexavalent chromium

Hexavalent Chromium Linked to Asthma

Researchers from George Washington University have linked allergic asthma to hexavalent chromium. The study found that inhaled particulates of the chemical – derived from manufacturing – can cause an inflammatory response that exacerbates allergic asthma. This study comes in the wake of other...