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R_Szatkowski/Shutterstock Correcting vitamin D deficiency nearly halves the risk of potentially fatal lung attacks in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), our latest study has found. COPD describes several lung conditions, including emphysema and chronic bronchitis, where a person’s airways become inflamed, making it harder to breathe. Almost all COPD deaths are due to lung attacks (termed “exacerbations”) in which symptoms worsen sharply. These are often triggered by viral upper respiratory infections – the type that cause the common cold. Vitamin D – “the sunshine vitamin” – is best...
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PR Newswire 12/18/2018 14:12
PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), in partnership with the Philadelphia Housing Development Corporation (PHDC), announced a new Community Asthma Prevention Program Plus (CAPP+) Home Repairs Program, developed to address the impact of...
Matched cohort study of therapeutic strategies to prevent preschool wheezing/asthma attacks Jonathan Grigg,1 Anjan Nibber,2 James Y Paton,3 Alison Chisholm,2 Theresa W Guilbert,4 Alan Kaplan,5 Steve Turner,6 Nicolas Roche,7 Elizabeth V Hillyer,8 David B Price8,9 On behalf of the Respiratory Effectiveness Group 1Blizard Institute, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK; 2Respiratory Effectiveness Group, Cambridge, UK; 3School of Medicine, College of Medical, Veterinary, and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK; 4Pulmonary Division, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, and Department of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA; 5Family Physician Airways Group of Canada, University of Toronto, Toron.
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26 Nov 2018 --- One million cases of childhood asthma could be directly attributable to obesity, a study utilizing big data for pediatric research has found. Led by Nemours Children's Health System, the research highlights the need to prioritize addressing childhood obesity as it appears to be one of the few preventable risk factors for pediatric asthma.

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