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New Device to Help Predict Asthma Attacks

New Device to Help Predict Asthma Attacks

This is a newly developed hand held device the size of a cell phone that could offer asthma sufferers valuable warning before an asthma attack – it is a portable sensor that can predict an asthma attack a day before it actually occurs. The constricted airways and inflammation that characterize an asthma attack can often occur a long time before the outer manifestation can be felt […]

Antihistamines for Allergic Reactions Recommended

Antihistamines for Allergic Reactions Recommended

Allergens are substances that are otherwise harmless to the human body – pollen, pet dander, dust and so on; but the body reacts negatively to them treating them as inimical enemies to be guarded against. This reaction in the body is to produce histamine and it is this histamine that causes the classicallergy symptoms – the runny nose, sneezing, watery or […]