Articles tagged with: asthma
Gene Variant Affects Response to Asthma Drugs A genetic variant may explain why some people with asthma don’t respond well to inhaled corticosteroids, the most widely prescribed medicine for long-term asthma control. In the future, knowledge of such variants could help doctors develop more effective, personalized asthma treatments. Asthma is a complex inflammatory disease that […]
Placebo Improves Asthma Symptoms, But Not Lung Function Placebo treatment may make asthma patients feel better but not actually lessen disease, according to a new study. The finding helps clarify the benefits and limitations of the placebo effect. It may also influence how doctors measure successful treatment. The placebo effect is a well-known phenomenon in […]
You lose a liter of body moisture every night, creating a perfect breeding ground in your mattress for bacteria and dust mites. The dust mite is found in every home, particularly in bedding, mattresses and under sheets where they thrive in large numbers.
They eat microscopic flakes of human skin which we shed every night during our sleep. Your mattress can’t be washed, and, if unprotected, its inhabitants and dust can cause various allergies such as asthma, runny nose, watery eyes, morning congestion, eczema and hay fever.