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1 hr ago | Business of Life

Health Roundup: Drugs repurposed, dogs, discoveries and warnings

A type of medication that is normally used by asthma sufferers has been proving stunningly effective in treating a form or paralysis - and has even allowed a wheelchair-bound teenager to walk unaided for the first time in seven years.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Albuterol (generic), Ventolin, Proventil, Genetics, Alzheimer's, Dementia

12 hrs ago | Philly.com

DEP extends for 2 years operating permit of B.L. England plant

New Jersey's Department of Environmental Protection has extended for two years the operating permit of a Cape May County electric-generating plant that for decades has been ranked among the state's worst air polluters.

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Related Topix: Great Egg Harbor River, US National Parks, Medicine, Health, Pine Barrens (Pinelands), NJ, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Tue Jul 22, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

In asthma, it's not just what you smell, but what you think you smell

New research from the Monell Center reveals that simply believing that an odor is potentially harmful can increase airway inflammation in asthmatics for at least 24 hours following exposure.

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Related Topix: Health

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

MERS virus found in air in camel barn

Genetic fragments of the deadly MERS virus were detected in the air of a barn where an infected camel was kept, a new study says.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Family, Teenagers, ADHD, Health, Food and Drug Administration

Medical News

Site of eosinophilic inflammation important in asthma control

The site of eosinophilic inflammation, whether local, systemic or both, has a significant effect on lung function, bronchial hyperresponsiveness and asthma control, study findings show.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Belgium, World News,

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Nation

Pharmas on profiteering spree

Cashing in on lack of proper pricing mechanism, Multinational Companies are selling important drugs at inflated prices, TheNation has learnt.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Medicine, Health, Amaryl, Glimepiride (generic), Diabetes

Switched

Some Asthma Medications Restrict Kids' Growth

Certain asthma medications may slightly restrict children's growth, but the effect is small compared to the benefits of the drugs, according to new research.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Science

Nervous system may hold key to treating asthma attacks

The wheezing, coughing, and gasping for breath that come with a sudden asthma attack aren't just the fault of an overactive immune system.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Oregon Health & Science University, Pharmacology, Ashburn, VA, University of Utah, Genetics

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Menifee 24

Elite Clinical Trials Test Doses of Dulera for Asthma

Elite Clinical Trials is in the works of testing different doses of Dulera in patients who have suffered from persistent asthma for more than one year.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Elocon, Mometasone Furoate (generic), Foradil, Formoterol (generic), Food and Drug Administration

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Medical News Today

Likely origin discovered of virulent lung fungus invading Pacific Northwest

Cryptococcus gattii, a virulent fungus that has invaded the Pacific Northwest is highly adaptive and warrants global "public health vigilance," according to a study by an international team led by the Translational Genomics Research Institute .

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Northern Arizona University, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Health

Thu Jul 17, 2014

NEWS.com.au

Victorian-first surgery help for asthmatics

People with asthma have excess muscle build-up in their airways so when it contracts or becomes inflamed the airways become narrower.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

The Heartland Institute

Message to EPAa "a oeYou Have Done Enougha Let Them Know Your Thoughts

For years the Environmental Protection Agency has been issuing onerous rules applying to the use of fossil fuels that has caused increases in energy prices and contributed to the economic malaise that has befallen the country since the end of the last recession in 2009.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Global Warming, Medicine, Health, Opinion

Live Science

Some Asthma Medications Restrict Kids' Growth

Certain asthma medications may slightly restrict children's growth, but the effect is small compared to the benefits of the drugs, according to new research.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, University of Rio Grande

Wed Jul 16, 2014

PhysOrg Weblog

Asthma drugs suppress growth

Corticosteroid drugs that are given by inhalers to children with asthma may suppress their growth, evidence suggests.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Flunisolide (generic), Aerobid, Pulmicort, Budesonide (generic), Beclomethasone (generic), Vanceril, QVAR, Azmacort, Triamcinolone (generic)

BellaOnline

What Does an Asthma Attack Feel Like?

Many people wonder what an asthma attack feels like and how to recognize they're having an asthma attack.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Nursery World

Schools to be able to keep emergency asthma inhaler

As of the autumn, children who suffer from asthma will be able to access a spare emergency inhaler if they experience an attack while at school.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Tue Jul 15, 2014

WebProNews

Asthma: What Triggers Your Asthma Attacks?

Asthma can be a serious and frustrating disease to deal with and while there are many medications that will help treat the symptoms, the best way to avoid an asthma attack is to avoid whatever triggers it.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Entomology

Mon Jul 14, 2014

WebProNews

Asthma Drug Uses Antibody To Reduce Symptoms

Asthma, a disease that causes wheezing, breathlessness, and chest tightening, affects 18.7 million people in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , and a new experimental drug is here to stop it.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Ipads can trigger nickel allergies in kids

When an 11-year-old boy in San Diego developed a nasty skin allergy, doctors traced it to the nickel in his family's iPad.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Food and Drug Administration, Health

Investor's Business Daily

Teva Announces FDA Acceptance of NDA Filing for Investigational...

Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries Ltd., announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has accepted for review the company's new drug application for albuterol multi-dose dry-powder inhaler , an investigational breath-actuated dry-powder inhaler for the treatment or prevention of bronchospasm in patients 12 years of age and older with ... (more)

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Related Topix: Biotech, Medicine, Food and Drug Administration, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Albuterol (generic), Ventolin, Proventil, Health

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