The National Paediatric Asthma Audit has recently been published by the British Thoracic Society. Highlights of the review include: Hospital care of acute wheezing and asthma is ‘efficient and effective’ Hospital stays are short and majority receive care entirely within emergency department Chest X-rays and antibiotics were used more frequently than appropriate according to evidence […]
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Researchers at Leeds University have found a link between traffic pollution and a rise in childhood asthma. In a systematic review of current evidence, researchers at the university and at the Barcelona Institute for Global Health found that children exposed to high levels of traffic-related air pollution (TRAP) have a higher risk of developing asthma. […]
As any parent of an asthma sufferer knows, colds and flu can worsen asthma symptoms. Research by scientists at Imperial College, London, published in 2014, found one possible link: the rhinovirus or common cold virus causes an increase in a protein that is found in the cells that line the airways. This inflammatory protein, known as […]