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Posts Tagged ‘asthma’

Asthmatic Kids & Winter Colds

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

Cold season is definitely here and for anyone who has a child with asthma, you are aware that wheezing will often accompany fall and winter colds. (more…)

Diabetic Children More Likely to Have Asthma

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

A new study suggests that children with diabetes are more likely to have asthma, and that children that have both conditions find it more difficult to keep their blood sugar levels under control. (more…)

New Studies Look At Childhood Asthma

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

2 new studies take a look at childhood asthma. One suggests that antibiotics given to babies in the first year of life may increase a child’s chances of getting asthma by age 18, while the other study cautions that childhood food allergies may be a predictor of asthma later in life (more…)

Inhaled Steroids to The Rescue

Friday, February 18th, 2011

A new study suggests that the combination of daily-inhaled steroids, with the bronchial dilator Albuterol when an asthma attack starts, may improve mildly persistent asthma in children. (more…)

Acetaminophen, No Threat To Child’s Liver

Friday, November 26th, 2010

Concerns about liver injuries in children who take the common painkiller acetaminophen, sold as Tylenol in the U.S. are unfounded, researchers said on Monday. (more…)

Good News for Kids with Treatment-Resistant Asthma

Wednesday, September 15th, 2010

If your child has asthma, then you’re probably not surprised to learn that approximately one in every 10 kids in the U.S. has asthma. And about one in 20 has a severe form that doesn’t respond to standard therapies. (more…)

Alert: Advair Inhalers Stolen

Tuesday, July 27th, 2010

Does anyone in your family use Advair?  Some Advair inhalers were stolen in 2009 and now are beginning to appear in pharmacy shelves.  The FDA is warning consumers not to use them. (more…)

Babies Born In High Pollen & Mold Months At Wheezing Risk

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

A recent study shows that children exposed to high levels of pollen and mold in their first few months of life are more likely to develop wheezing, which is a possible early symptom of asthma. (more…)

Allergies & Asthma

Sunday, May 2nd, 2010
Allergies & Asthma
Many kids are suffering this season. Relief on the way!  Guest:  Dr. Dania Wierzbicki, Allergist.
 
Free Asthma & Allergy Screenings
May 8th:  9:00am-noon
Frisco Independent School District
May 22nd:  10am-4pm
North Park Center
 
 

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Heavy Children at Risk for Asthma Symptoms

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

Children who are overweight at age six to seven are at higher risk for having symptoms of asthma like shortness of breath and “twitchy” airways when they are eight years old a new study out of the Netherlands shows.

However, children who are overweight at a younger age but reach a normal weight by age six or seven do not appear to have an increased risk for asthma symptoms. (more…)