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Three in four people with asthma are at risk of ‘fatal attacks’

More than three quarters of asthma sufferers could be susceptible to having a fatal asthma attack because they incorrectly assume their asthma is under control, according to new research. A survey conducted by Allergy UK and funded by Novartis Pharmaceuticals … Continue reading

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Statins could be beneficial for asthma patients

Do the wonders of cholesterol-lowering statins and their potential benefits ever seem to end? It would seem not according to yet another study to analyse their capabilities. In just 2012 alone, Medical Specialists Pharmacy has reported countless stories regarding how … Continue reading

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Poor lung function and vitamin D deficiency could be connected

A study published online in the July 12 edition of American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, has linked a deficiency of vitamin D to a worsening lung function in asthmatic children who are treated by the use of … Continue reading

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Asthma now a huge problem in Australia

A leading asthma expert has hit out at the poor methods of asthma treatment in Australia and the lack of education offered to patients in regards to each individual’s condition. Associate Professor and research leader at the Woolcock Institute of … Continue reading

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