RSSArchive for May, 2008

Asthma Drugs Safe & Effective In COPD Patients

Asthma Drugs Safe & Effective In COPD Patients

The new report suggests that long-acting beta agonists have beneficial effects in patients with moderate-to-severe COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) and do not appear to increase the risk of respiratory deaths. In the study, Dr. Gustavo J. Rodrigo, from Hospital Central de las Fuerzas Armadas, Montevideo, Uruguay and colleagues pooled data from 27 randomized clinical […]

Do You Repeatedly Suffer From Spring Time Allergies? Here Are Efficient Ways For Relief!

Do You Repeatedly Suffer From Spring Time Allergies? Here Are Efficient Ways For Relief!

Are you one among those who usually spend countless springs with red, itchy watery eyes? Help for you in this particular problem is much closer than you think. Before you try to any dangerous, strong medications for your spring time allergy, first try to look at the other alternatives which are available for your allergy […]

Higher Risks Of Developing Oral Allergy Syndrome With Ragweed Allergy!

Higher Risks Of Developing Oral Allergy Syndrome With Ragweed Allergy!

Ragweed is the most common plant found in eastern states and also in the mid west. A single plant can easily produce almost 1 billion pollen grains in one season. These ragweed pollens are the main sources for developing ragweed allergy. If you are allergic to this ragweed pollen seeds, then immediate exposure to these […]

Link Between Asthma Symptoms And Younger Siblings

Link Between Asthma Symptoms And Younger Siblings

Among four year-olds attending Head Start programs in New York City, those who had older siblings were more likely to experience respiratory symptoms including an episode of wheezing in the past year than those who were oldest or only children. Children with at least two older siblings were also 50% more likely than other children […]

How To Clean Your Home In Spring To Avoid Asthma Symptoms?

How To Clean Your Home In Spring To Avoid Asthma Symptoms?

As spring season comes, you have to think about spraying your home quickly. This is especially important when you are suffering from asthma. In winter months, dust and other allergens collect, making dangerous asthma triggers in your home. You have to follow simple steps to protect yourself and your family from potential indoor asthma triggers. […]

Identify Penicillin Allergy To Avoid Life Threatening Health Conditions!

Identify Penicillin Allergy To Avoid Life Threatening Health Conditions!

Despite of treating many bacterial infections, penicillin is considered as quite potential drug which can cause many life threatening allergic reactions. Penicillin allergies are the most common form of drug allergy and are mainly responsible for skin rashes. It can be very difficult for you to judge whether it is a rash caused due to […]

World Asthma Day 2008: You Can Control Your Asthma!

World asthma day is organized by Global Initiative For Asthma (GINA) in collaboration with asthma educators and health care groups for raising awareness about asthma and improving asthma care through out the world. The theme of this year’s event will be “you can control your asthma”. Latest research on Asthma reveals that more than 300 […]

Discover The Foods That Cause Oral Allergy Syndrome!

Discover The Foods That Cause Oral Allergy Syndrome!

Have you ever experienced any itching or tingling sensation after biting banana or peach? Experiencing itching of lips, tongue or throat immediately after eating certain kind of foods is the most common sign of having oral allergy syndrome. This kind of food allergy is most commonly seen in hay fever sufferers and it is mainly […]

Is Multiple Chemical Sensitivity An Allergic Condition When Exposed To Chemicals?

Is Multiple Chemical Sensitivity An Allergic Condition When Exposed To Chemicals?

If you experience multiple symptoms due to your regular exposure to several chemicals, then you are said to be suffering with multiple chemical sensitivity. This exposure to chemicals can occur as a major event, such as regular use of perfumes, diesel, smoke or petrol. As a result of this chemical exposure, you can develop sensitivity […]