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How losing weight helped one woman’s asthma symptoms

Sally, 45, a hairdresser from Aldington in Kent, was horrified when the nurse at her asthma clinic requested that she step onto the scales. Like many other women, Sally had decided to avoid all scales out of fear, but stepping … Continue reading

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Hull man dies from asthma attack triggered by cold weather

A man from Hull has tragically lost his life following a severe asthma attack, thought to have been induced by severe cold weather. Steven Metcalfe, 38, had been hospitalised on a number of occasions because of his asthma, and recent … Continue reading

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Fungi found in the lungs could offer clues about asthma

Welsh scientists could have made an important breakthrough in the development of affective asthma treatment after discovering hundreds of varying fungal particles within the lungs of both asthma sufferers, and healthy individuals who did not have the lung condition. Previously, … Continue reading

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High blood pressure and obesity among ‘global killers’

Research has revealed the three biggest causes of worldwide premature deaths, and they should not come as a major surprise to anybody. They are high blood pressure, smoking and alcohol abuse – all major health concerns covered in depth by … Continue reading

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