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Race Day Tips: Getting Over That DNS

A few weeks ago I posted a brief article about Running with Asthma, which outlined a few safety tips and pieces of advice on coping with flare ups. 611 more words


Running, Asthma and Darth Vader

Do you like running? But do you run out of breath and sound like Darth Vader when you run? Maybe you have asthma.

Recently my cousin, who is a budding journalist in the Philippines, asked me questions on the subject of asthma and running, knowing that I am a lung specialist as well as a runner.  912 more words


Finally, the government woke up!

The first time I realised that Maggi noodles were bad was when my daughter, then 7, had them and had a severe asthma attack. Slowly, I started observing other kids. 441 more words


Jury Deliberates Case Of Man Charged With Asthmatic's Death

BOSTON (AP) — Jurors have started deliberating in an unusual legal case in which a Boston man faces a first-degree murder charge for allegedly causing the death of an asthmatic man fleeing gunfire. 116 more words




Generic Name: budesonide inhalation (byoo DES oh nide)

Brand Names: Pulmicort Flexhaler, Pulmicort Respules

What is Pulmicort?

Pulmicort contains budesonide which is a corticosteroid. Budesonide prevents the release of substances in the body that cause inflammation. 1,447 more words

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A Hidden Asthma Trigger: Peanut Allergy

Many children with asthma have an undiagnosed peanut allergy or sensitivity. And that may lead to a worsening of asthma symptoms and more frequent asthma attacks. 212 more words


Live well with Asthma

Today ( Tuesday 5 May) is World Asthma Day. Asthma is a condition which affects one-in-10 Australians—that’s more than two million people!

Asthma is a condition of the airways; people with asthma have sensitive airways in their lungs which react to triggers that set off their asthma. 411 more words

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