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How Indoor Pollution is Causing an Asthma Epidemic

There are 5.4 million people living with asthma in Britain and one common piece of advice given to all is try to avoid or limit contact with the outdoor triggers for an asthma attack, with little regards to any possible … Continue reading

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Perfumes and aftershaves pose hospital asthma risk say doctors

Think twice before you next go to visit a friend or relative in hospital whilst doused in your favourite smelly, for perfumes and aftershaves could be triggering asthma attacks and allergies within hospitals and should be banned from them, doctors … Continue reading

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Eating more fibre could ease asthma symptoms

The results from animal studies suggest that asthma treatment may bizzarely come in the form a diet rich in fruit and vegetables. Tests on mice, as reported in the journal Nature Medicine, has found that a high-fibre diet can impact … Continue reading

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Brits still have a poor perception of asthma

Considering there are a staggering 5.4 million asthmatics in Britain, it could be assumed that the majority of us are pretty clued-up on the serious lung condition asthma. Unfortunately, the results of a new survey suggest this could be far … 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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