Today’s Solutions: June 14, 2024

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"Dramatic" success in clinical trials of asthma treatment

According to the AAFA, around 25 million people in the U.S. have asthma, about one in every 13 people. This long-term disease causes swelling and inflammation of the airways, resulting in restriction and discomfort when breathing or even death in some severe cases. Currently, there is no cure for Read More...

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Anti-inflammatory molecule could revolutionize asthma treatment

People with asthma will often suffer, at varying degrees, from symptoms such as shortness of breath, wheeziness, and bouts of coughing that stem from overactivation of the immune system when exposed to allergens like dust, smoke, and pollution. Many of us may actually remember having asthma as a Read More...

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The link between asthma and brain tumors revealed

Asthma is a chronic lung disease that is painful and inconvenient. People with the illness suffer from inflamed airways which become narrow, making it difficult to breathe, talk, and be active. Despite these downsides, sufferers may have just caught a lucky break, with a new study linking people Read More...

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How a simple genetic test can improve asthma treatments for kids

The problem with the standard treatment for asthma is that it’s not beneficial for all patients. In fact, research suggests that one in seven kids has a small difference in their DNA that can cause their symptoms to get worse if given the standard treatment. Fortunately, new research may have Read More...

COVID-19 lockdown: Cleaner air

COVID-19 lockdown: Cleaner air in UK relieves asthma symptoms for millions

Reduced human activity during the coronavirus lockdown doesn’t just make for cleaner skies. According to the British Lung Foundation, the lockdown has led two million people in the UK with respiratory conditions, such as asthma, to experience reduced symptoms. A survey, by the charity, of Read More...

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New science suggests there's a really fishy way to fight asthma in kids

Around the globe, asthma is the most common respiratory illness among young people, and many can’t access or afford the medication needed to keep symptoms at bay. New research out of Australia suggests there may be an alternative way to reduce suffering from the Read More...