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*  Bronchial hyperresponsiveness
In asthma it tends to be reversible with bronchodilator therapy, while this is not the case in COPD. Bronchial ... Bronchial hyperresponsiveness is a hallmark of asthma but also occurs frequently in people suffering from chronic obstructive ... Postma DS, Kerstjens HA (November 1998). "Characteristics of airway hyperresponsiveness in asthma and chronic obstructive ...
*  Allergic rhinitis
Hay Asthma". The Lancet: 245. May 19, 1838. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(02)95895-2. With respect to what is termed the exciting ... Local allergic rhinitis is associated with conjunctivitis and asthma. In one study, about 25% of people with rhinitis had local ... Many people with allergic rhinitis also have asthma, allergic conjunctivitis, or atopic dermatitis. Allergic rhinitis is ... I-Systematic review of complementary and alternative medicine for rhinitis and asthma". The Journal of Allergy and Clinical ...
*  Eosinophil
... and Role of Eosinophils in the Pathogenesis of Asthma". Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Research. 4 (2): 68-79. ,access-date= ... Mouse models of asthma from OVA show a higher TH2 response. When mice are administered IL-12 to induce the TH1 response, the ... But, perhaps the most common cause for eosinophilia is an allergic condition such as asthma. In 1989, contaminated L-tryptophan ... Eosinophils play an important role in asthma as the number of accumulated eosinophils corresponds to the severity of asthmatic ...
*  Spirometry
... is indicated for the following reasons: to diagnose or manage asthma to detect respiratory disease in patients ... In healthy adults this should be approximately 70-85% (declining with age). In obstructive diseases (asthma, COPD, chronic ... Spirometry is helpful in assessing breathing patterns that identify conditions such as asthma, pulmonary fibrosis, cystic ... and is an important part in diagnosing asthma versus COPD. Other complementary lung functions tests include plethysmography and ...
*  Skin allergy test
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 2008; 100:S1-148. Basomba A, Sastre A, Pelaez A, Romar A, Campos A, Garcia-Villalmanzo A. ... American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology: What is Allergy Testing?, Retrieved on 2010-01-20. Skin Test End-Point ... Skin Testing and Allergy Injection Treatment for Allergies and Asthma - The University of Arizona Health Sciences Center, ...
*  Brittle asthma
... is one of the "unstable" subtypes of "difficult asthma", a term used to characterize the less than 5% of asthma ... Brittle asthma is a type of asthma distinguishable from other forms by recurrent, severe attacks. There are two subtypes ... 1999). Difficult asthma. Informa Health Care. p. 291. ISBN 1-85317-556-0. Gupta D, Ayres JG (2001). "Brittle asthma: a separate ... 1999's Difficult Asthma estimates a prevalence of approximately .05% brittle asthma sufferers among the asthmatic population. ...
*  Nebulizer
Various asthma guidelines, such as the Global Initiative for Asthma Guidelines [GINA], the British Guidelines on the management ... The Canadian Pediatric Asthma Consensus Guidelines, and United States Guidelines for Diagnosis and Treatment of Asthma each ... Those findings refer specifically to the treatment of asthma and not to the efficacy of nebulisers generally, as for COPD for ... Nebulizers are commonly used for the treatment of cystic fibrosis, asthma, COPD and other respiratory diseases or disorders. ...
*  Exercise-induced bronchoconstriction
2007). "American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Work Group report: exercise-induced asthma". J Allergy Clin Immunol. ... What is Exercise-Induced Asthma? Fact sheet: Exercise-induced asthma. ... sports asthma' respond similarly to subjects with classical allergic or nonallergic asthma. However, there is no evidence ... Asthma, and Immunology. Retrieved 2007-04-12. "Exercise-Induced Asthma". National Jewish Medical and Research Center. July 2002 ...
*  Antileukotriene
These modifiers have been shown to improve asthma symptoms, reduce asthma exacerbations and limit markers of inflammation such ... "A review on leukotrienes and their receptors with reference to asthma". Journal of Asthma. 50 (9): 922-931. doi:10.3109/ ... They are less effective than corticosteroids for treating asthma, but more effective for treating certain mast cell disorders. ... Fanta CH (March 2009). "Asthma". N Engl J Med. 360 (10): 1002-14. doi:10.1056/NEJMra0804579. PMID 19264689. Frieri M (2015). " ...
*  Asthma
Brittle asthma is a kind of asthma distinguishable by recurrent, severe attacks. Type 1 brittle asthma is a disease with wide ... and epithelial basement membrane thickening in a person with asthma. Diagram of asthma While asthma is a well-recognized ... it is not known whether asthma causes psychological problems or psychological problems lead to asthma. Those with asthma, ... While asthma is twice as common in boys as girls, severe asthma occurs at equal rates. In contrast adult women have a higher ...
*  Yokkaichi asthma
... (四日市ぜんそく, Yokkaichi zensoku), one of the Four Big Pollution Diseases of Japan, occurred in the city of ... Yokkaichi asthma has been identified in rapidly industrializing areas in the rest of the world, including Mexico City and ... "Asthma on the rise in Asia due to mounting urbanisation, pollution". TerraDaily.com. Retrieved 1 April 2010. "Mexico City's ... "Yokkaichi Asthma". Environmental Encyclopedia. Retrieved 15 July 2009. "Industrial Pollution Control Measure in Yokkaichi, Mie ...
*  Asthma spacer
p. 405 "Asthma and Inhaled Steroids". Asthma.partners.org. 2004-01-19. Retrieved 2016-11-23. ... It also makes asthma medication easier to deliver during an attack. For this reason, many advise use of spacer. Use of spacers ... An asthma spacer is an add-on device used to increase the ease of administering aerosolized medication from a metered-dose ... Whereas people with asthma can discreetly keep an MDI close-by at all times, the bulkiness of spacers can limit patient's ...
*  Asthma (film)
"Asthma". Rotten Tomatoes. Retrieved February 7, 2017. Keogh, Tom (November 26, 2015). "'Asthma': Charming kook's road trip revs ... Asthma is a 2014 American romantic drama film written and directed by Jake Hoffman and starring Benedict Samuel and Krysten ... Walsh, Katie (October 29, 2015). "Review 'Asthma' sounds fine, but the filmmaking needs a breath of fresh air". Los Angeles ... Asthma on IMDb Asthma at Rotten Tomatoes. ...
*  Asthma UK
It produces the Asthma UK Asthma Control Test, a simple on-line tool which gives a score of a patient's asthma symptom control ... Asthma UK is a British charity based in London. The Asthma Research Council was started in 1927. At that time the annual income ... "How we began". Asthma UK. Retrieved 15 January 2017. "Asthma UK research centre to be based in Edinburgh". BBC News. 13 May ... In 1989 it became the National Asthma Campaign and in 2004, when support for people with asthma had become more important, it ...
*  Occupational asthma
... is an occupational lung disease and a type of asthma. Like other types of asthma, it is characterized by ... NIOSH: Prevention of Occupational Asthma Occupational asthma and work aggravated asthma (UK). ... T78) Occupational Asthma : Table of agents, products and substances which can cause asthma de Groene, Gerda J.; Pal, Teake M.; ... "Occupational asthma". Mayo Clinic. 23 May 2009. "OSH Answers Asthma, Work-related". Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and ...
*  Cardiac asthma
It is known as cardiac asthma because the symptoms mimic ordinary asthma (bronchial asthma). One study found that patients with ... The distinction between bronchial asthma and cardiac asthma is especially important because some treatments for bronchial ... asthma, including inhalers, may worsen cardiac asthma or cause severe heart arrhythmias. Bronchial asthma, in contrast, is ... Bronchial asthma has nothing to do with fluid in the lungs or heart disease, or even the heart failure associated with cardiac ...
*  Thunderstorm asthma
... is the triggering of an asthma attack by environmental conditions directly caused by a local thunderstorm. ... Five expats die of asthma as rain lashes Kuwait. Gulf Digital News, 2016 "KUNA: Five people die in 2 days due to asthma attacks ... Many of those affected during a thunderstorm asthma outbreak may have never experienced an asthma attack before. It has been ... doi:10.1159/000023953 Taylor, P.E. & Jonsson, H. Thunderstorm asthma. Curr Allergy Asthma Rep (2004) 4: 409. doi:10.1007/s11882 ...
*  Asthma camp
... and asthma control in children attending US asthma camps". Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 99 (6): 496-501. doi:10.1016/S1081-1206( ... Asthma camp is a summer camp that is specialized for children with severe versions of asthma. Typically categorized as a ... Children that attend asthma camps tend to have improved asthma self-management skills and an increase in overall quality of ... Asthma camps aim to provide a positive experience for children with asthma through activities like hiking, swimming, canoeing, ...
*  Asthma (disambiguation)
Asthma may also refer to: Occupational asthma, predisposition of the respiratory system caused by occupational hazards Asthma, ... Asthma is a predisposition of the respiratory system in which the airways are predisposed to bronchoconstriction. ... a song by P.O.D. from their 2003 album Payable on Death Asthma (film) Asma (disambiguation). ...
*  Feline asthma
... pets.webmd.com/cats/asthma-symptoms-cats Feline Asthma & Other Respiratory Disorders. (n.d.). Feline Asthma & Other Respiratory ... There are a number of diseases that are very closely related to feline asthma which must be ruled out before asthma can be ... Although feline asthma is incurable, ongoing treatments allow many domestic cats to live normal lives. Feline asthma is ... Some studies also indicate that more female cats seem to be affected by asthma than male cats. Homfray, Matthew, "Feline Asthma ...
*  Asthma Canada
"Asthma Patient Bill of Rights". asthma.ca. Asthma Canada. Asthma Ambassadors. Asthma.ca. Asthma Canada. "Airlines face new ... Asthma Canada maintains a website for asthma education, Asthma.ca. The website includes information for those living with ... Anyone with a connection to asthma is encouraged to join Team Asthma and wear the clothing during competitions. Asthma Canada ... The vision of Asthma Canada is to empower every child and adult with asthma in Canada to live an active and symptom-free life. ...
*  Journal of Asthma
The Journal of Asthma is a peer-reviewed medical journal that covers asthma and related conditions. The Editor-in-Chief of ... "Journal of Asthma". Taylor & Francis. Retrieved 2010-01-18. "Editorial Board Members". Taylor & Francis. Retrieved 2010-01-18. ... Journal of Asthma is Jonathan A. Bernstein, who practices Allergy & Immunology in Cincinnati, Ohio. " ...
*  Aspirin-induced asthma
... and rhinitis (AIAR) A sufferer who has not yet experienced asthma or aspirin sensitivity might be ... are often helpful in treating the symptoms of aspirin-induced asthma. Some patients require oral steroids to alleviate asthma ... Aspirin-induced asthma is also referred to as leukotriene associated hypersensitivity Samter's triad goes by several other ... The attachment of platelets to certain leukocytes in the blood of patients with aspirin-sensitive asthma has also been shown to ...
*  Pathophysiology of asthma
In essence, asthma is the result of an immune response in the bronchial airways. The airways of asthma patients are " ... However, asthma is rarely the only symptom, and not all people with food or other allergies have asthma Sulfite sensitivity ... GERD may be common in difficult-to-control asthma, but according to one study, treating it does not seem to affect the asthma. ... "Asthma and Altitude". Body Results. Szentivanyi, Andor (1968). "The Beta Adrenergic Theory of the Atopic Abnormality in Asthma ...
*  Acute severe asthma
... is an acute exacerbation of asthma that does not respond to standard treatments of bronchodilators ( ... An exacerbation (attack) of asthma is experienced as a worsening of asthma symptoms with breathlessness and cough (often worse ... One important question is whether atopic individuals with asthma, in contrast to atopic persons without asthma, have a defect ... Shah, R; Saltoun, CA (May-Jun 2012). "Chapter 14: Acute severe asthma (status asthmaticus)". Allergy and Asthma Proceedings. 33 ...