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Research: Asthma found to be strongly associated to unhealthy Western dietary patterns

4/15/2013 - Evidence is increasingly emerging that a Western diet may be a significant risk factor for asthma. Asthma is a growing and serious health problem worldwide. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2003 asthma was responsible for 4,261 deaths, 484,000 hospitalizations, 1.2...

10 amazing 'superfoods' that can help fight asthma naturally

3/25/2013 - An inflammatory condition of the lungs that afflicts roughly 25 million Americans; asthma is one of the most common allergy-triggered immune diseases of modern times. But a life marked by frequent and unexpected asthma attacks does not have to be the norm, especially if asthma sufferers make a conscious...

BPA exposure linked to asthma early on in kids

3/19/2013 - Early-age exposure to the chemical bisphenol A (BPA), a component found in soup and other food can liners, and in some plastics, can increase the possibility of asthma in children. First to report this BPA-exposure and childhood-asthma connection are researchers at the Columbia Center for Children's...

Fast food raises risk of childhood allergies and asthma; fruit lowers risk

2/21/2013 - Children who eat more fast food are significantly more likely to suffer from more severe asthma, eczema and rhinitis, according to a large international study published in the journal Thorax. The researchers noted that all three conditions are rising in prevalence worldwide. "If the associations...

Junk food linked to asthma, eczema in children

2/9/2013 - Scientists have discovered yet another serious health condition associated with fast food consumption, and it might not be one you would expect. According to a new study published in the journal Thorax, children who eat fast food three or more times per week are significantly more likely than other...

Stop coughing with these nine remedies - Control coughs from flu, bronchitis, asthma, pneumonia and COPD

2/1/2013 - Coughing always involves some type of irritation in the upper respiratory tract. It may be associated with a case of the flu, sinusitis, congestion, post nasal drip, or pneumonia. Additionally, coughing may be the result of chronic bronchitis, emphysema or COPD. Aside from over-the-counter cough suppressants...

Treat children's asthma naturally with fruits, vegetables, fish oil and probiotics

1/22/2013 - New evidence suggests that a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, probiotics and fish oil may relieve asthma in children, according to a recent study. "A school-based, double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized trial involving 192 asthmatic children aged 10-12 found that a supplement combining fruits,...

IVF treatments can cause asthma in children

1/2/2013 - Children born to parents who used in vitro fertilization, also known as IVF, or some other form of assisted reproductive technology (ART) in order to conceive are as much as four times more likely to develop asthma or similar respiratory failure compared to children born naturally. These are the findings...

NSAIDs used for infant fevers tied to higher rates of childhood asthma, other health issues

11/22/2012 - Parents who give their young children acetaminophen (Tylenol) and various other non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) to treat fevers and other ailments could be putting them at serious risk of developing childhood asthma. A new study out of Denmark links the use of these potentially deadly...

Asthma inhalers with tracking devices: The future of American Big Brother healthcare

11/13/2012 - Big Brother is finding new and inventive ways to keep track of you these days, thanks to an explosion in technology, and that now includes the healthcare industry, once considered a bastion of privacy. According to Wired magazine, a new "smart" asthma inhaler, which is designed to work in conjunction...

Children in danger from exposure to common chemicals, new studies confirm

9/9/2012 - Although the mainstream medical establishment and the FDA frequently warn against the supposed dangers of alternative health treatments and supplements, they hardly ever mention the perfectly legal and widely used chemical poisons that enter our bodies through the environment. What's more, the EPA has...

Lifestyle remedies for the management of asthma

7/26/2012 - Around 17 million people in the United States alone have asthma. It is the number one cause of chronic illness in children. Despite the wide range of medications made as treatment for asthma, the number of people affected by asthma increased by 2.5 million in the US over the past five years. Alternative...

How to treat asthma with diet and herbs

6/17/2012 - Over the past three decades the number of people with asthma has increased significantly in the United States and diet may be to blame. Studies show a correlation between poor diet and asthma. People are eating more processed, unnatural foods and fewer things that are good for them. People who eat healthy...

Fed up with steroids and asthma inhalers? Try the benefits of herbs as natural treatment for asthma

4/18/2012 - Natural treatment for asthma helps reduce acute asthma attacks, manage chronic asthma and helps those with general trouble breathing. The benefits of herbs for treating asthma and the lungs has been shown repeatedly through the centuries worldwide. Asthma is a chronic upper respiratory disease affecting...

Asthma explained - A model for understanding inflammation

3/20/2012 - The pathology of asthma is complex. Asthmatics have increased susceptibility to environmental factors and inappropriate responses to them. The responses are bothersome and adaptive in the short term, but if left untreated, progresses to organic changes in the airways that are debilitating and life threatening....

Little-known herbal remedies help wtih asthma and bronchial distress

3/4/2012 - There has been a resurgence of asthma and other lung issues, especially among children, over the past few decades. Whether from chemtrails, outrageously increased vaccination schedules, or both - and more - is undetermined. But the suffering is the same, and the mainstream medical solutions of inhaled...

Asthma inhalers to be banned by year's end for allegedly disrupting ozone layer

10/6/2011 - Asthma sufferers who use inexpensive, over-the-counter Primatene Mist (PM) inhalers will no longer be able to obtain them beginning in 2012, thanks to a phase-out of the product initiated by the Obama administration. In accordance with the Montreal protocols adopted during the Bush administration, products...

Reverse asthma naturally

9/9/2011 - Asthma is one of the most common inflammatory conditions of the lung. It is characterized by variable and recurring symptoms, bronchospasm and reversible airflow obstructions. Reverse asthma with natural lifestyle interventions, modulate the immune system and de-inflame the body. Asthma is more of...

Doctors needlessly prescribe one million antibiotics a year to children with asthma

5/29/2011 - Standard protocol for many conventional doctors seems to be something along the lines of, when in doubt, just prescribe an antibiotic. A new study published in the journal Pediatrics has found that US doctors are literally handing out antibiotics like candy by needlessly prescribing about one million...

Plastics chemical in packaged foods linked to asthma in babies

5/6/2011 - BPA, also known as bisphenol-A, is a chemical compound often used in the production of a large variety of plastics. The widespread use of BPA has come under public scrutiny due to known connection to a host of health problems, including heart complications, cancer, neurological issues, diabetes and...

Asthma treated with integrative medicine

4/8/2011 - An innovative study investigated the effect of a simple holistic approach to asthma treatment in adults. Researchers included several forms of treatment including nutrition and supplements, a botanical medicine, yoga, and keeping a journal. These interventions resulted in significant improvements compared...

Study: Living on a farm helps prevent asthma, allergies

3/7/2011 - Dirty, dusty farm life appears to be better for your health than sanitized city life, according to a recent study published in the New England Journal of Medicine. Researchers from Munich University Children's Hospital in Germany found that asthma rates among farm children was less than half the rate...

More proof of hygiene theory - exposure to microbes help kids breathe better

3/3/2011 - More and more children in Europe are being diagnosed with asthma. But not all youngsters are equally at risk. Curiously, a new epidemiological study just published in The New England Journal of Medicine shows that children living on farms are significantly less likely to develop asthma than other kids. What's...

Ling Zhi helps people get off steroids, controls asthma, stops adrenal fatigue and much more

2/10/2011 - Ling Zhi (Ganoderma or Reishi mushroom) has been recorded as having the most extensive and effective healing powers in all of Traditional Chinese Medicine. It is indicated for adrenal fatigue, coronary heart disease, bronchial asthma, insomnia, impotence, hay fever, dizziness, stomach ulcers, depression...

Allergies and Asthma linked to antibacterial products

1/31/2011 - Antibacterial products containing Triclosan are found to put your health at risk and compromise the immune system's ability to defend itself. People who are most exposed to Triclosan are more prone to increased allergies, asthma and overall weakened immune defenses, cites a new study from the School...

Doctors warn that using Facebook can cause asthma attacks

11/21/2010 - The social networking site Facebook is causing a new wave of physical and mental health problems, say researchers from Italy. According to their analysis, scientists say that Facebook has become "a new source of psychological stress" that is capable of inducing asthma attacks, particularly in those...

Use nature instead of dangerous drugs to treat and relieve asthma

11/1/2010 - More than 22 million Americans suffer from the chronic inflammatory disease asthma and the number is steadily growing, especially among children. Asthma symptoms include airflow obstruction, chest tightness and shortness of breath, wheezing and coughing. Severe asthma attacks can be fatal. Mainstream...

Is asthma just a symptom of vitamin D deficiency?

10/19/2010 - Low vitamin D levels may make asthmatic children significantly more likely to suffer from severe attacks, according to a study conducted by researchers from Harvard Medical School and published in the Journal of Allergy & Clinical Immunology. The researchers took blood samples from 1,024 children...

Pharmacist denies inhaler to woman having asthma attack for being a dollar and change short

10/19/2010 - A New Jersey woman suffering a severe asthma attack was recently denied an inhaler at her local CVS pharmacy because she was a little short on cash. According to a recent report at Fox 5 in New York, the pharmacist at the CVS in Garwood, N.J., left Katherine O'Connor to suffer on the ground because...

Eating hamburgers linked to asthma

10/8/2010 - Children who eat three or more hamburgers a week may be more likely to develop asthma than children who eat fewer burgers, according to a study published in the journal Thorax. The researchers studied more than 50,000 children in 20 countries between 1995 and 2005. Parents of participants were asked...

Acetaminophen Linked to Asthma

10/7/2010 - Childhood asthma, a common disorder which causes shortness of breath, wheezing and tightness in the chest, has just been linked to the use of acetaminophen. Acetaminophen is widely used as an over the counter pain reliever in children because of its perceived safety. Asthma in children has actually...

High fat meals worsen asthma

9/24/2010 - Eating meals high in fat may worsen the symptoms of asthma, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Newcastle and presented at the international conference of the American Thoracic Society. "If these results can be confirmed by further research, this suggests that strategies...

Acetaminophen more than doubles risk of asthma in young people

8/17/2010 - Acetaminophen, the active ingredient in Tylenol and other common painkillers, is under fire after a new study revealed that the drug can significantly increase young people's risk of developing asthma and eczema. According to the report published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care...

BPA plastics chemical now linked to asthma

7/1/2010 - The controversial chemical bisphenol-A (BPA), already linked to a wide array of health problems, may also increase the risk of asthma in children, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston and published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives. BPA...

Low levels of vitamin D make asthma worse

5/28/2010 - Asthmatics with low levels of vitamin D may suffer more severely from the disease than patients with sufficient levels of the vitamin, according to a study conducted by researchers from National Jewish Health in Denver and published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. "Our...

Prevent Asthma and Allergy Symptoms Naturally

5/6/2010 - Many years ago, an Iranian doctor named Dr. Batmanghelidj reported on the occurrence of asthma and allergies with states of chronic dehydration. Although the connection was plausible, the science had not been done to back up this claim. Today, more science has been conducted to look at this phenomena...

FDA finally admits that asthma drugs can actually cause serious asthma attacks

4/9/2010 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently issued new restrictions for four popular long-acting asthma drugs. Novartis AG's Foradil, GlaxoSmithKline's Serevent and Advair, and AstraZeneca's Symbicort, all contain an ingredient that relaxes airway muscles in the lungs which can cause asthma-related...

HRT drugs shown to cause asthma

4/5/2010 - A new study out of France has revealed that women who undergo oestrogen-only hormone replacement therapy (HRT) are at a heightened risk of developing asthma for the first time. Several previous studies have also indicated that the oestrogen hormone increases a woman's risk of developing asthma. Published...

Common Painkiller Acetaminophen Linked to Asthma

3/9/2010 - The common painkiller acetaminophen may increase the risk of asthma and other allergies in both children and adults, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of British Columbia-Vancouver and published in the journal CHEST. Acetaminophen, also known as paracetamol, is the...

Acetaminophen Linked to Asthma in Children and Adults

11/24/2009 - Acetaminophen is nothing new to NaturalNews readers.1 It is one of the most doctor-recommended drugs for fever, inflammation, and pain today. Recent studies, however, have linked it to asthma and some other allergies, the latest doing so with teenagers. This new study shows that teens...

Probiotics prevent asthma

10/18/2009 - Did you know that probiotics help prevent asthma? It's not one of those immediately obvious connections, but the more you look into it, the more you'll see why it works. Asthma is often the result of systemic inflammation caused by food allergies. Probiotics, it turns out, can help deal with food...

Asthma Caused by Deficiency in Vitamins

10/10/2009 - Low vitamin intake may increase the risk and severity of asthma, according to a study conducted by researchers from Nottingham University and published in the journal Thorax. "Our findings indicate that low levels of vitamin C intake and to a lesser extent vitamin A are consistently associated with...

Flu Shots Put Children in the Hospital

7/13/2009 - At the 105th International Conference of the American Thoracic Society recently held in San Diego, researchers presented a study showing that the flu vaccine – widely touted as a "must have" for children with chronic illnesses – isn't effective in preventing influenza-related hospitalizations in children,...

Vitamin D Keeps Minds of Older Men Sharp, and Fights Asthma Too

5/27/2009 - Getting a little hazy mentally and losing some cognitive function doesn't necessarily have to happen as you grow older. Evidence continues to mount that exposing yourself regularly to a healthy dose of regular sunshine and eating certain vitamin-rich fish can help keep brains sharp -- especially those...

The Benefits of Hypnosis in Treating Asthma

5/11/2009 - Asthma is a chronic condition affecting the lungs. It causes inflammation of the airways and causes people with asthma to be more sensitive to the particles they breathe in. Symptoms of asthma include wheezing, shortness of breath, coughing, and chest tightness. Symptoms can be mild or they can be severe....

C-Section Birth Raises Risk of Asthma in Newborns by 79 Percent

4/13/2009 - Children delivered by cesarean section (c-section) are significantly more likely to develop asthma and allergies later in life than children delivered through natural, vaginal birth, according to a study conducted by researchers from National Institute for Public Health and the Environment in Bilthoven,...

Asthma Risk in Children Raised by Traffic Pollution Exposure of Pregnant Mothers

3/6/2009 - Asthma rates in developed nations are soaring, and it is extremely clear that environmental pollution has a big part to play in the increase. A study recently published in the journal PLoS ONE has revealed that traffic pollution could cause genetic changes in a pregnant woman's womb, raising her child's...

Broccoli Protects Against Asthma, Rhinitis and Lung Disease

3/5/2009 - If you don't already eat broccoli regularly, you could be putting your ability to breathe easily at risk. The reason? Research by University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) scientists concludes sulforaphane, a natural compound found in broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables (like Brussels sprouts...

Why Vaccinations Harm Children: Health Experts Sound Off

2/11/2009 - What follows is a collection of quotations from naturopathic physicians, health authors, researchers and doctors on the dangers of vaccines. I assembled these quotes from a private library of health books and published them here to make this entire collection public. Here, you'll learn how vaccines...

The Powerful Role of Omega-3 Fatty Acids in Preventing Diseases of Inflammation: The Experts Speak

2/4/2009 - What do the top authors, doctors and health experts have to say about the realtionship between omega-3 fatty acids and inflammation? I asked my Private Research Library that question recently and was overwhelmed with the remarkable wisdom it revealed. Below, I share the top quotes from noted authors...

Household Mold may Promote Asthma and Colds

1/27/2009 - People who live in damp houses where water stains or mold is present may be more prone to asthma, colds, and other upper respiratory illnesses. Mold is a common allergen and is a known trigger for asthmatic attacks. It is not clear exactly how mold and dampness contribute to respiratory problems but...

Significant Proportion of Asthmatics May Have Been Over-Diagnosed

1/14/2009 - Have you or a loved one been diagnosed with asthma? If so, there is actually a good chance that you have been misdiagnosed, according to recent research conducted in Canada. In the past two decades, asthma rates have almost doubled. However, the said study found that asthma may be over-diagnosed by...

Natural Therapies for Asthma

11/10/2008 - Asthma is a serious, sometimes life-threatening respiratory disease that affects the quality of life for millions of Americans. Asthma causes swelling and irritation in your airways, making it hard for you to breathe. Asthma costs in Eastern Missouri total more than $75 million in lost school time,...

Asthma Attacks Can Be Reduced by Using This Russian Breathing Technique

11/4/2008 - Anyone who has endured an asthma attack or watched their child suffer as they gasped for breath knows the helpless feeling that can grip you as powerfully as the attack itself. There are approximately a million and a half asthmatic sufferers in all parts of the world and if the condition is chronic...

Chemicals in Household Cleaning Products Linked to Asthma, Allergies

10/8/2008 - Exposure to household cleaning products during pregnancy and early life makes children more likely to develop asthma. Research has already proven that a young child's risk of acquiring asthma increases if their early life lacks viruses, bacteria and endotoxins (pathogen products). This is called the...

City Streets with Trees Reduce Asthma in Children Living Nearby

10/3/2008 - Young children who live on tree-lined streets have lower rates of asthma than children living on streets with less vegetation, according to a new study conducted by researchers from Columbia University. Little research has previously been conducted between the connection between trees and asthma...

Violet Syrup Recipe for Asthma, Lung, Cancer and More

9/6/2008 - Blue Violet Leaf (Viola odorata), also known as Sweet Violet, has been used medicinally for over two thousand years. As far back as 500 BC, Violet herbs were used in poultice form as a cure for skin cancer. Used over the ages as a lung tonic and for cancer alike, as well as a treatment to ease temper...

Prenatal Mediterranean Diet Cuts Risk of Asthma, Allergies in Children

8/7/2008 - Women who eat a Mediterranean diet while pregnant appear to reduce their children's risk of developing allergies and asthma, while those who eat more red meat appear to increase it, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Crete, Greece, and published in the journal Thorax. Researchers...

Asthma Drug Worse Than Placebo, Symptoms Worsen on Withdrawal

5/30/2008 - Asthma symptoms worsen on withdrawal of the drug Accolate (zafirlukast). Benefits are seen for only the first five weeks, after which symptoms return to their original state within seven weeks. These eye-opening results were reported in a well-designed Australian study published by the Journal of Negative...

Household Cleaners, Air Fresheners Linked to Asthma in Adults

4/29/2008 - Regular use of household cleaning sprays and air fresheners may increase the risk of adult-onset asthma, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. Researchers analyzed data from the European Community Respiratory Health Survey, which collected...

Prenatal consumption of apples, fish shown to prevent asthma in children

11/16/2007 - The children of pregnant women who consumed more apples and fish had significantly lower rates of asthma and eczema at age five than the children of mothers who had consumed less, according to a new study conducted at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland and presented at the American Thoracic Society's...

Antibiotics use dramatically raises risk of asthma in infants; pet dogs cut risk by 50 percent

11/14/2007 - Using antibiotics in the first year of life may significantly increase a child's risk of contracting asthma by age 7, according to a study conducted by researchers at University of Manitoba and McGill University in Montreal and published in "CHEST," the journal of the American College of Chest Physicians. The...

Foods That Cure Asthma and Allergies

10/8/2007 - Outbreaks of asthma and allergies have increased considerably since the early 1980s.  Asthma statistics outline a jump of 74% for children between the ages of 5-14 years and 160% for children under four years old, according to the National Institutes of Health.  Additionally, one of every four children...

How to Use Nutrition to Eliminate IBS and Treat Asthma, Allergies

9/25/2007 - Dr. David Dahlman, D.C., medical director of the Hyde Park Holistic Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, has developed a comprehensive program to eliminate or greatly reduce Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). In a lengthy report available as a free download on his website, www.drdahlman.com, he expands on the negative...

Reducing excessive salt intake can help relieve asthma symptoms, says review

1/9/2007 - A review of scientific data by British and American researchers found that reducing salt intake might reduce the severity of asthma and breathing problems. The review -- published in the December issue of the International Journal of Clinical Practice --analyzed both epidemiological and clinical...

Whole grains, fish lower asthma risk in children

12/18/2006 - Children who eat whole grains and fish are far less likely to develop asthma and wheezing than children who do not consume adequate amounts of those foods, according to new Dutch research published in the journal Thorax. A team of researchers from the National Institute of Public Health and the Environment...

Low vitamin E intake during pregnancy can lead to childhood asthma (press release)

10/23/2006 - Children whose mothers had a low intake of vitamin E during pregnancy are more likely to develop wheezing and asthma by age five. This research appears in the first issue for September 2006 of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, published by the American Thoracic Society. Graham...

Number of Indoor Swimming Pools Per Capita Linked to Rise in Childhood Asthma Across Europe (press release)

9/19/2006 - The prevalence of childhood asthma and wheeze rises around 2 to 3 per cent for every indoor swimming pool per 100,000 of the population across Europe, indicates research published ahead of print in Occupational and Environmental Medicine. The researchers analysed the rates of wheezing, asthma, hay...

Vitamin supplement could help treatment-resistant asthma (press release)

9/7/2006 - Asthma patients who don't respond to steroid treatment suffer repeated asthma attacks, and are at greater risk of dying from the condition. Researchers from King's College London have found that vitamin D3 could substantially improve the responsiveness of these patients to steroid treatment, offering...

UV irradiation in the home improves kids' asthma (press release)

8/30/2006 - The use of centrally installed ultraviolet (UV) irradiation units in the homes of asthmatic children who are sensitized to mold can improve their symptoms, according to a new report. The idea is that UV light kills off circulating microbial agents that can trigger asthma. The study is one of...

Asthma is not a disease, but just a name given to various symptoms, says The Lancet

8/28/2006 - The medical journal The Lancet is appealing to the medical community to stop using the term "asthma" as it misleads people to believe it is a disease rather than a group of symptoms with various origins and characteristics. Symptoms of asthma include wheezing, coughing and breathing difficulties,...

Fish Oil Reduces Airway Inflammation Caused by Exercise-Induced Asthma (press release)

8/28/2006 - People suffering from exercise-induced asthma were able to reduce their symptoms below the threshold used to diagnose the disease by eating a diet supplemented with fish oil, according to new research findings from Indiana University reported in the January issue of the journal Chest. The special...

Concentrated animal feeding operations near schools may pose asthma risk (press release)

8/23/2006 - Children who attend school near large-scale livestock farms known as concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) may be at a higher risk for asthma, according to a new study by University of Iowa researchers. The study, led by Joel Kline, M.D., professor of internal...

Common asthma inhaler causing deaths, researchers assert (press release)

8/23/2006 - Three common asthma inhalers containing the drugs salmeterol or formoterol may be causing four out of five U.S. asthma-related deaths per year and should be taken off the market, researchers from Cornell and Stanford universities have concluded after a search of medical literature. They...

Obesity May Influence Response to Asthma Medications (press release)

8/22/2006 - As the nation’s collective waistline has swelled in recent decades, rates of asthma diagnoses also have accelerated. Indeed, much research has affirmed a link between the two conditions. But doctors also recognize that asthma may not behave the same way among people who have different body types....

Asthma risk increased in women with high levels of fat tissue inflammatory protein (press release)

8/16/2006 - Women with high levels of an inflammatory protein produced by fat tissue are at significantly increased risk of asthma, finds research in published ahead of print in Thorax. The findings are based on almost 6,000 adults taking part in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Study, which...

Asthma attacks found to be caused by suppressed immune system

8/14/2006 - A study published in the journal Nature Medicine has found that asthma sufferers have low levels of an immune system protein that acts as the lungs' first defense against the cold viruses that can cause severe asthma attacks. Researchers from Imperial College and the Medical Research Council Centre...

Asthma Drugs May Boost Cataract Risk for Elderly (press release)

8/7/2006 - Elderly patients taking anti-asthmatic medications to treat their asthma or lung disease may be more likely to develop cataracts, a new study finds. A Canadian research team studied data compiled over 14 years from more than 100,000 patients with either asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...

Asthma Inhaler Type Could Boost Death Risk (press release)

8/2/2006 - Adding to the ongoing controversy over a popular class of asthma inhaler medications, a new data review suggests the drugs may be dangerous. Compared to placebo, the "long-acting beta-agonist bronchodilator" inhalers (which include Serevent and Advair) more than tripled users' risk of asthma-linked...

Swimming pool chemicals promote asthma in children

7/18/2006 - Researchers in Europe have found that childhood asthma could be associated with exposure to chemicals in swimming pools. Researchers from the Catholic University of Louvain in Brussels studied nearly 190,000 teenagers from 21 European countries, analyzing rates of asthma, hay fever, wheezing and...

Diabetes, asthma, heart disease share biochemical pathway due to rogue aP2 protein

7/17/2006 - A study by American and Australian researchers has found that a protein previously linked to type 2 diabetes and atherosclerosis -- called aP2 -- may also be key to the development of asthma. According to the study published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation, the protein has no useful function...

Combat childhood asthma naturally with the Buteyko breathing method

10/25/2005 - Childhood asthma is fast becoming an epidemic in the United States. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, close to one in 13 schoolchildren have asthma, with the numbers of new diagnoses rising sharply since 1980. Close to 4.2 million children had asthma attacks in the last year. For parents,...

Asthma explained by common allergy to milk and dairy products

8/4/2005 - The link between asthma and cows' milk is familiar to many young asthma sufferers and their parents. I first became aware of the connection through my cousin's experiences with his four-year-old son. Since infancy, my cousin's son has experienced severe asthma attacks and has been hospitalized twice...

Asthma is a false disease caused by chronic dehydration and body's drought management efforts, says doctor

10/11/2004 - Mike: I'd like you to elaborate a little more on asthma, and the idea that the body is managing its water supply deliberately in a way that produces symptoms that are called asthma. Dr. B: Yes, well you see, drought management means that you have to clog the holes where water is lost from the body....

Asthma inhalers actually worsen asthma; cow's milk and chronic dehyration are the root cause

5/20/2004 5:00:25 PM - New research shows that ingredients found in asthma inhalers actually worsen the condition in asthmatics, creating a cycle of dependence on the inhaler. Asthma inhalers are largely unnecessary in the first place, since nearly every case of asthma can be reversed through dietary changes alone....

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This courageous report tells you how to take back your power from those who have been exploiting your misfortune for their profit. Learn how to put yourself in control and transform your health outcome from this day forward.
The Five Soft Drink Monsters: how to kick the soft drink addiction for good

This downloadable ebooks reveals how to easily and permanently break the soft drink habit for good. This guide will show you, in clear understandable terms, how to recognize each of the five addictive elements of soft drinks -- and then beat them with a clever strategy that's already worked for thousands.
How to Beat the Bird Flu: how to protect yourself from the coming bird flu pandemic

This downloadable ebook arms you with the information you need to protect you and your family from the possible bird flu pandemic the World Health Organization is warning about.
The Seven Laws of Nutrition

Learn how to transform your health, reverse chronic disease and free yourself from pharmaceuticals by mastering the fundamental laws of nutrition.
The Healing Power of Sunlight and Vitamin D: an exclusive interview with Dr. Michael Holick

In this interview, Dr. Holick reveals fascinating facts on how vitamin D is created and used in the human body to ward off chronic diseases like cancer, osteoporosis, mental disorders and more.
The Healing Power of Water: an exclusive interview with Dr. Batmanghelidj

This exclusive interview with Dr. B reveals how Dr. B. discovered the healing ability of water and pioneered the emerging field of hydro-health. This is a must read report that will forever change the way you think about H2O.
Grocery Warning

How to recognize and avoid the common foods (and food ingredients) that cause disease. Names all the exact ingredients that directly cause heart disease, cancer, diabetes, obesity, depression, osteoporosis, arthritis, high blood pressure, ADHD, behavioral disorders, mood swings and many more.
The Food Timing Diet

Revealed: The Mike Adams secret to shedding body fat, experiencing phenomenal mental and physical energy and eliminating blood sugar swings -- all while eating enormous quantities of health-enhancing (and delicious!) food. Learn why it's not WHAT you eat as much as WHEN you eat!
The Weiss Method For Better Heart Health

Radically improve your heart health in just eight weeks! Discover the natural way to prevent and reverse heart disease with Decker Weiss, NMD, a leading authority on non-invasive heart disease treatments that combine the best of conventional and natural treatments.
The Real Safety Guide to Disease Prevention

More than 80% of all chronic disease is preventable, but only if you know how. Learn the proven, yet simple prevention strategies for cancer, heart disease, diabetes, depression, Alzheimer's and many other degenerative health conditions.
The Real Safety Guide to Beating Cybercrime

Learn how to protect yourself, your children and your finances from cybercime in this sought-after safety guide that covers phishing, online identity theft, auction fraud, spyware, cyberstalking and much more.
The Real Safety Guide to Protecting Your Environment

Teaches you 120 practical, Earth-saving tips and strategies for energy conservation, detoxifying your home and work environments, clean air, clean water, recycling and much more. Instant download and hardcopy editions available. 50% of revenues donated to pro-environment non-profits.

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