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The California Department of Public Health is accepting submissions for its 2014 Achievements in Respiratory Health Awards for schools. The awards recognize schools for successes in creating healthy, asthma-safe environments for students and staff.
And they are becoming common among youths between 14 to 20 years of age. The hospital's asthma campaign head and medical officer at the emergency department, Dr Vivek Lal, said the hospital recorded one asthma-related death at the beginning of this
World Asthma Day today to focus on controlling disorder Control your asthma, is the message this year on World Asthma Day, which falls on Tuesday. This was last year's theme as well, but is being retained this year, doctors say, as there is still not
Magnetic pulses may help treat depression A treatment for depression that uses magnetic pulses to activate key areas of the brain is being offered in Britain for the first time. World Asthma Day is taking place tomorrow, Tuesday 7th May, and also
The organization revealed that some 300 million people suffer from the disease worldwide. It said asthma is among the major causes of school absenteeism by children, and from the workplace among adults. Gina pediatric pulmonologist chapter president
If you were the victim of a sexual assault, would you report it? Read a related story . *In your response, please note whether you are male or female. MAY 4: Asthma is a growing problem in Bermuda just like it is in the rest of the world. Tuesday
The purpose of the workshop was to emphasise that effective management of asthma exists and, with proper diagnosis, education, and treatment, the great majority of asthma patients can achieve and maintain good control of their disease. Students can
Written by Filed Under Asthma Facts Asthma, a lung disease that can cause difficulty with breathing, is a serious public health problem. There are an estimated 25.7 million sufferers, including 7.1 million children. Asthma prevalence is higher among
that was the upbeat message on World Asthma Day 2011, celebrated on May 3. But South African health experts say the reality is more complex, especially if you come from a poor community and have little access to reliable information.
Some 19,647 cases of asthma were seen in primary health-care facilities in 2008. Additionally, there were 55,572 visits to accident and emergency departments for asthma in that year compared with 41,858 in 2007, representing an overall increase of 32.