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Asthmatics Warned They Play “Russian Roulette” by Not Getting Flu Jab

5.4 million UK asthmatic are at risk this winter and may be playing “Russian Roulette” with their health, warn charity Asthma UK. They fear that failing to get free flu jab could leave those with asthma at risk of suffering … Continue reading

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Asthma deaths could be avoided – The importance of brown preventer inhalers

Preventer inhalers for the respiratory condition asthma usually comprise of a steroid drug and are used daily to prevent symptoms from developing by working to reduce inflammation in the airways. As the inflammation has subsided, there is less risk of … Continue reading

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Scientists discover gene that could lead to targeted asthma treatment

Young children with asthma may benefit from targeted treatment in the near future after US scientists discovered a ‘rogue’ gene – CDHR3 – which could be the cause of severe asthma in youngsters. CDHR3 has been found to be particularly … Continue reading

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