Category Archives: Asthma

Tiotropium as Asthma Add-On Treatment Shows Promise
Asthma

Tiotropium as Asthma Add-On Treatment Shows Promise

MPR Boehringer Ingelheim has announced positive results from several Phase 3 studies analyzing once-daily tiotropium (Spiriva; Boehringer Ingelheim) delivered via …Read the Rest

The AQHI as a risk communication tool
Asthma

The AQHI as a risk communication tool

Poor air quality causes health problems and deaths every year in Canada.  The Air Quality Health Index (AQHI) is a …Read the Rest

Canadian Asthma Consensus Guidelines 2 0 1 2 U P D A T E
Asthma

Canadian Asthma Consensus Guidelines 2 0 1 2 U P D A T E

Mary Noseworthy, MDCM, FRCPC, Director, Asthma Specialty Clinic, Alberta Children’s Hospital and Medical Co-Leader, Community Pediatric Asthma Service (Calgary Zone), …Read the Rest

Impaired pulmonary function may increase the risk for developing  diabetes.
Asthma

Impaired pulmonary function may increase the risk for developing diabetes.

G. P. Mishra1, T.M. Dhamgaye2, B.O. Tayade3, B. Fuladi Amol4, S. Agrawal Amit5, D. Mulani Jasmin6 1Department of Chest & …Read the Rest

Asthma drug ‘cut attacks by a fifth’ even for those with severe form of the disease
Asthma

Asthma drug ‘cut attacks by a fifth’ even for those with severe form of the disease

By MAIL ON SUNDAY REPORTER A DRUG that reduces the number of asthma attacks by more than a fifth could offer …Read the Rest

MOLD ALLERGY
Asthma

MOLD ALLERGY

; Although there are many types of molds, only a few dozen cause allergic reactions. Alternaria, Cladosporium (Hormodendrum), Aspergillus, Penicillium, …Read the Rest

Asthma risk increased by common antibiotic: Canadian research
Asthma

Asthma risk increased by common antibiotic: Canadian research

The antibiotic vancomycin, when used early in life, can increase the incidence and severity of “allergic” asthma, the common form …Read the Rest

New Asthma link :Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology
Asthma

New Asthma link :Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology

Practical guide for allergy and immunology in Canada Some of the topics Covered: Asthma Harold Kim, Jorge Mazza Allergy, Asthma …Read the Rest

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