Monthly Archives: December 2011

Asthma Guide for Parents

Please click AsthmaParentGuideto download the Asthma Guide for Parents (PDF)

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New NICE Guidelines for Anaphylaxis

  These new guidelines were released this month  (Dec 2011) by the UK’s National Institute for Clinical Excellence. Their expert panel reviewed all the available evidence on anaphylaxis for adults and children. The main recommendations regarding children are summarised as … Continue reading

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Dr Greally’s New Book on Childhood Asthma ?

This book covers all aspects of asthma in an accesible Q&A style. Do you know someone who has a child with asthma ? or does your child have asthma. ? Consider buying this book. Published by Liberties Press, it is available in all good bookstores … Continue reading

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Overweight Children & Asthma

Obese Children Have More Asthma Attacks ! Reuters recently reported a study published online in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology showing that heavier children with asthma tended to need more prescriptions for rescue inhalers as well as daily … Continue reading

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Vitamin D and Asthma in Children

An interesting study published recently in the American Journal of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine evaluated vitamin D status and its effect on asthma in children with severe treatment-resistant asthma.  Relationships between serum vitamin D, lung function,and pathology were investigated. … Continue reading

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