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New Asthma Research

At the University of North Carolina School of Medicine, scientists have discovered something interesting about Asthma. The researchers believe they have isolated a protein that when missing or depleted can cause airway constriction. Not only that, the protein can also...

Air Pollution, Asthma and Alzheimer’s

What do air pollution, asthma and Alzheimers disease all have in common? Well for starters, air pollution is a common trigger for asthma patients, however, it may also prove even worse. New research suggests that air pollution may be a factor in Alzheimer's disease....

Get Ready for Spring Allergy Season Now

An article by Harvard Health suggests patients need to start preparing for Spring allergy season now. Pretreating allergies can help lead to better control during allergy season. During spring allergy season, you typically find pollen from oak, elm, birch, poplar or...

CVS Has New EPI-Pen Rival

CVS announced this week that they have access to a low-cost alternative to the Epi-Pen. A package of two pens only is 17% the cost at about 109.99. This is significantly less than the standard Epi-Pen cost of 649.99. To read more click...

Asthma Team Saves Patient

Recently, a Central Valley patient was saved from an asthma attack thanks to a new "Asthma Team" in the central valley. The patient suffered from an asthma attack, causing her to pass out. Rushed to Community Regional Medical Center where doctors activated a new...

Wintertime Allergies

For most patients, allergies are seasonal in nature. However, it is not uncommon to have wintertime allergies. In most cases, allergies in the winter are due to indoor allergens. Much of this can be caused by our heating and cooling units. When we change over these...

Introducing Peanuts to Infants

Peanut allergies are a growing problem in the US among today's children. However, according to the National Institute of health, exposing infants to peanuts early on may prevent the allergy. The new guidelines suggests adding peanut-containing foods to an infants diet...

Traffic Areas, Asthma and Dementia!

A new study is out about people who live in high traffic areas. The study suggests that people who live in these areas are more susceptible to Asthma as well as Dementia. Just living 164 feet from such an area can increase your risk 7% for dementia. This does not take...

Fish Oil and Childhood Asthma

A new study out from the New England Journal of Medicine suggests that woman who take fish oil during their pregnancy lowered the risk of asthma for their baby. The study conducted in Denmark found that woman who took fish oil during pregnancy reduced the risk of...

The New Trend: Allergy Drops

With allergy season vast approaching, oral allergy drops are the new trend when treating allergies. What makes these drops popular is that you can take them from the comfort of your own home. Its very simple, apply the drops under your tongue for treatment. That's it!...