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Childhood asthma - Causes

Articles on the causes of asthma in children
Childhood asthma - bodily effects
Bodily Effects

Describes the affects of asthma on a child's body
Childhood asthma - Treatment

Information on asthma treatments for children

Back to School With Allergies and Asthma
Back to School With Allergies and Asthma - August 2, 1999 - MILWAUKEE - In the United States, more than 4.8 million children suffer from asthma while six million battle allergic rhinitis ("hay fever"). Together they account for more than...
cystic fibrosis - nutritional considerations
- Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disease. CF occurs in 1 in 2500 births in Australia and is the most common genetic disease in Caucasian Australians. CF prevents the body from absorbing enough nutrients. This makes it difficult for people with CF to meet increased nutrient needs. As a result, people with CF may need to eat an enriched diet with more kilojoules and take extra vitamins and enzymes.
- A cough is a sudden, noisy expulsion of air from the lungs that sometimes includes mucous.
food allergy
- A food allergy is an immune response caused by certain foods when those foods are eaten or come into contact with the body.
Hazy Days Are Here Again
The haze is returning any day now. But how prepared are you for the gloomy days ahead? Gwen Lee of HealthAnswers finds out you can protect yourself from the harmful effects of smoke haze. - "The children cough and catch cold easily during...
humidifiers and health
- Humidifiers are machines that put tiny droplets of water vapor into the air.
noisy breathing in children
- Noisy breathing in children is a common condition, usually caused by a blockage in the air passages.
Live life to the fullest though you have Asthma
Live life to the fullest though you have Asthma - 12 January 2000 -- by Karon Ng - Asthma is the 10th principal cause of death in Singapore; in 1998, 20% of Singapore children demonstrated symptoms of asthma (Ministry of Health), and some...
pulse oximetry
RSV infection
Useful Links
National Asthma Campaign - LungNet - Australian Lung Foundation - Tollfree: 1800 654 301
- Wheezing describes a form of difficult, noisy breathing.
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