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Asthma drug salbutamol amazingly helped teenager’s paralysis

Could the popular blue reliever inhaler Ventolin Evohaler also be used to relieve…paralysis?! An 18-year-old suffering with congenital myasthenia, an inherited neuromuscular disorder, took salbutamol and after a week the teen stunned doctors by being able to walk unaided after … Continue reading

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Risk of death for female smokers has soared over the years

Research published in today’s The New England Journal of Medicine shows that women who smoke in the present day face a much higher risk of dying from lung cancer and other diseases connected to smoking than they did decades ago … Continue reading

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Junk food contributing to health problems in kids

There are countless health problems that junk food can pose to children. As well as being terrible for skin, causing spots and maybe losing popularity with friends, junk food can contribute towards tooth decay, is primarily responsible for the increasing … Continue reading

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Genetic testing could lead to tailored asthma treatment

Scientists from Dundee University claim that a relatively simple and inexpensive ‘spit test’ could pave the way for creating bespoke asthma treatment for children suffering with the lung condition if a specific genetic mutation is detected and thus practically rendering … Continue reading

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Stephen Fry’s asthma worries at Christmas

Christmas day is now only four days away and when it comes to health, most people will be primarily concerned with how much stodgy food they are indulging in for fear of adding an extra few inches to their waistline. … Continue reading

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