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This T-Shirt Monitors the Asthma Patient’s Breathing Without Any Wires

This "smart" t-shirt could be a huge breakthrough for people suffering from respiratory illnesses. The light, comfortable shirt developed by researchers at the Université Laval...

Asthma Drug Shows Promise For Treating Alcoholism

UCLA researchers have found that an anti-inflammatory drug primarily used in Japan to treat asthma could help people overcome alcoholism. Their study is the first...

Kids Who Have Puppies Or Ponies Also Have Lower Asthma Risk

Science has just given every boy and girl ample evidence to argue their case for a new puppy— kids with dogs are less likely...

Little Boy Transforms As Superhero in Comic Book For Kids w/ Asthma

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No… it’s the asthmatic boy wonder! A regular six-year-old kid with asthma has become the lead superhero in a...

Farm Dust Prevents Child Allergies, Could Lead to Asthma Vaccine

The secret to an effective allergy and asthma vaccine may be down on the farm, swirling in the dust that farmers kick up while...
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Wearable Sensors Will Help Runners, Asthmatics Find Less Polluted Routes

Outdoor athletes looking for a breath of fresh air might soon find it more easily with the help of a new tracking device. Spec Sensors, a...

Asthma Could Be Cured Within 5 Years With This New Breakthrough

Asthma could be cured in five years now that scientists have found the ‘switch’ that can turn off triggers that cause the condition in...

New Device Gives Early Warning of Asthma Attack in Kids

Matt Fischer has been an asthmatic all his life. He remembers having fun with childhood friends one minute, then suddenly being laid out on...

Asthma Inhalers Going Green

By the end of the year 22 million asthma patients will be breathing with the help of new environmentally friendly inhalers.  The current inhalers...
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Tree-Lined Streets Cut Asthma

Children who live on tree-lined streets have lower rates of asthma, a New York-based study suggests, finding that asthma rates among young children fell...

These 5 Medical Breakthroughs May Help You Manage Your Diabetes

Diabetes is among the most widespread and most troubling health problems in the United States. Keeping the disease in check requires constant vigilance and...

Super Sponge Can Cleanse Mercury From Polluted Water Within Seconds

Mercury is very toxic and can cause long-term health damage, but removing it from water is challenging. To address this growing problem, this lab...

Young Neighbor Invites Ailing 89-Year-Old Woman to Move In

Even though 31-year-old Chris Salvatore and 89-year-old Norma Cook are vastly different ages, they are the perfect roommates for each other – and the...

These New Alternatives For the EpiPen Will Cost Less Than $100

Following the disgusting 400% price hike of the life-saving allergy medication, these pharmaceutical heroes are stepping up with the alternatives.

Poor Family in Mexico Given New Home and New Start From San Diego Group

Today, Rosario’s life changes forever. Today, the mother of six becomes a homeowner. Tonight, she will not sleep on a dirt floor. Today means...

New Therapy Halts Progression of Lou Gehrig’s Disease in Mice

Researchers announced that they have essentially stopped the progression of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig's disease, for nearly two years, allowing the...

Non-Chemo Cancer Treatment, Simple as Flu Shot, Moves Closer to Reality

Imagine treating cancer as easily as taking a monthly shot in the arm. Doctors in Texas have been cleared to move forward with another round...

Dutchman Proves He Can Teach Anyone to Control Health With the Power of Ice

In a house boat in Holland's capital city of Amsterdam, there is a Dutchman whose ability to control his bodily functions with his mind...

New York City Plants One Million Trees, Reaches Goal 2 Years Early

In 2007, former Mayor Michael Bloomberg launched an initiative to plant a million trees in 10 years. This week, officials reached their goal —...

Doctor Builds Makeshift Device To Save Baby’s Life on Airline Flight

  Flying at 35,000 feet over the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, a doctor cobbled together a makeshift medical tool — partly from trash —...