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Asthma can be caused by office work but finding and tackling the cause can keep employees in work

New research presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress suggests that the seemingly innocuous environment of an office can cause asthma in some workers. The study found a variety of triggers from printer toner and cleaning products to poor ventilation and mould circulating in air conditioning. It also found that employees with asthma brought […]

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People who manage their asthma can improve their chances against COVID-19

Asthmatics who have their illness well under control have less severe COVID-19 outcomes than those with uncontrolled asthma, according to a large study conducted by USC and Kaiser Permanente Southern California. The findings, published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice, suggest that asthma patients—especially those who require clinical care—should continue taking […]

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Spotting asthma in your baby or toddler

(HealthDay)—Diagnosing babies and toddlers with asthma is challenging, because it’s difficult to measure lung function in this young group. What makes diagnosis easier is knowing your child’s symptoms. A leading pediatrics group offers some tips for parents who suspect their infants or toddlers may have asthma or are having symptoms that could suggest another health […]

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Spotting asthma in your baby or toddler

(HealthDay)—Diagnosing babies and toddlers with asthma is challenging, because it’s difficult to measure lung function in this young group. What makes diagnosis easier is knowing your child’s symptoms. A leading pediatrics group offers some tips for parents who suspect their infants or toddlers may have asthma or are having symptoms that could suggest another health […]

Health Problems

Asthma Medications and Drugs

Most people with asthma need two kinds of medicines: quick-relief medicines, to be taken when you need them, for immediate relief of your symptoms, and long-term control medicines, to be taken daily, for a long time, to stop and control the inflammation in your airways and thereby prevent symptoms and attacks. Everyone with asthma needs […]

Medications

Toprol-XL

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. TOPROL-XL™ 23.75, 47.5, 95, 190 TABLETS 23.75, 47.5, 95, 190 TABLETS Metoprolol succinate Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some of the common questions people ask about TOPROL-XL tablets. It does not contain all the information that […]

Medications

APO-Propranolol

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. APO-PROPRANOLOL TABLETS Propranolol hydrochloride Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about propranolol. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist. All […]

Health Problems

False Alarm Hypothesis of Food Allergy

Food allergies are an increasing trend over the past three decades or so, uniquely in countries on a Westernized diet. These conditions are not only potentially serious in themselves but often herald and pave the way for other chronic disorders, more specifically allergic asthma, conjunctivitis, and rhinitis. There are many hypotheses that try to explain […]

Medications

Neulactil

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. NEULACTIL® periciazine Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about Neulactil. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist. All medicines […]