Tag Archives: Asthma

High BMI in children could increase risk of asthma

The growth of children in the first three years of their life affects the development of their lungs and the risk of asthma at 10 years of age, says a study. According to recent studies, excessive weight gain in the first years of life can be associated with lower lung function and a higher risk of childhood asthma. The new ... Read More »

Dried seahorse, manta ray gills and tiger bones: Can they cure asthma, cancer or AIDS?

A pinch of powdered chimpanzee bone, some gecko saliva, a dash of vulture brain. These are not the ingredients of a fairytale witches’ brew, but some of the prized substances helping drive the multi-billion dollar illegal trade in animal parts touted to cure anything from a hangover or asthma, to cancer and AIDS. Along with better-known products, such as rhino ... Read More »

Dear parents, does your child suffer from asthma? Here’s what you should do

Improving paediatric asthma care is possible, a new research has found. According to a University of Connecticut-study, improved personalised inpatient assessments can enhance the accuracy of the prescribed asthma therapy, a child receives. Paediatric asthma is the most common chronic childhood condition and one of the leading causes for paediatric hospital admissions. Asthma can be severely disabling and even deadly. ... Read More »

World Asthma Day: 9 Simple Measures to Manage Asthma & Keep it Under Control

                  Asthma is a chronic ailment in which your body tends to produce more mucus that obstructs the nasal passage and airways and thus, making it difficult to breathe. Although there is no absolute cure for asthma, certain lifestyle changes and habits can help in managing it and keeping it under control. ... Read More »