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Can psychologists ease asthma symptoms?

New research has found that input from psychologists can significantly improve asthma symptoms and hospital admissions among patients living with severe asthma.

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Halloween

Surprising autumn asthma triggers

Unseasonably warm weather brings bad news for those living with asthma.

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Lipstick

Cosmetics blamed for raised child asthma risk

"Chemicals in make-up and perfumes fuelling rise in children with asthma," reports the Mail Online.

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Inhaler

Steroid asthma inhalers restrict children’s growth

"Children who use inhalable steroids for asthma grow slower than their peers in the first year of taking the medication," The Guardian reports.

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Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding 'cuts childhood asthma risk'

“Breastfeeding DOES cut the risk of asthma, says landmark study of 250,000 babies over 30 years,” the Mail Online reports.

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Asthma

Complacency among asthma patients and medics is costing lives

The UK has 5.5 million asthmatics yet complacency among both patients and clinicians is ‘costing lives’.

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Asthma and pregnancy

Asthmatic women may take longer to conceive

According to a Danish study, women with asthma take longer to start a family.

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Mediterranean diet

You are what you eat - and your child is too

Is diet during pregnancy linked to the development of allergic illness in children?

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HealthFriends

Emergency MERS meeting

Concerns are growing for a spread of MERS during October’s pilgrimage when millions congregate in Saudi Arabia - where MERS is said to originate.

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