'You can’t put a cow in every family’s house, but we may be able to protect children from asthma by finding a way to re-create the time-tested Amish experience'
Asthma could be stopped by switching off the gene which causes it, British scientists found
'It is staggering to think that the mother's wilful actions resulted in the children undergoing unnecessary surgical and medical interventions. She lied at every opportunity.'
Dozens of British cities – from Brighton, Southend and Leamington Spa to Glasgow, Manchester and Belfast – are breaching safety limits
Nice has warned that doctors too often diagnose asthma based on a history of wheezing, coughs and other breathing problems, rather than clinical tests
15-year-old Anthony Ruelas carried a stricken classmate from the room after she fell out of her chair
Study finds children who have dogs in the house had about a 15% decreased risk of developing the condition
Corticosteroids, commonly found in brown inhalers, could stunt growth in children under two
If a person chooses to gulp down poisons, that’s their decision. But children, who have no choice, shouldn’t be subjected to smoke in the stuffy, airless environment of a car
Scientists have discovered a blood clotting protein they believe contributes towards allergic asthma, a finding that could help develop more targeted treatments in the future.
Incentive payments encourage GPs to closely monitor adult patients – but not children
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Two days down and a dozen in the bag. It is as stark as that; finish in the top two and inside the required time and a place at the home Games is the reward. There is no more crushing championships in which to win a bronze – then endure the medal ceremony – than these Olympics trials and the unifying emotion of all the qualifiers, be it Rebecca Adlington, with her two Olympic golds, or 17-year-old Craig Benson, who grabbed his place in the 100m breaststroke by three-hundredths of a second, was simple: relief.
New York Times correspondent Anthony Shadid, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, has died in eastern Syria after slipping into the country to report on the uprising against its president.
The impeccably hip credentials of HN's Roberto Carlos Lange (exotic Ecuador to Florida to Brooklyn background; he's an artist doing a "project"; album recorded in the middle of a field in Connecticut, etc) are rather at odds with the wonderfully gloopy Latin-cheese of this Spanish language, old school synth-session's best tracks.
Britain may face EU courts over poor air quality, but tests on new 'sponge-like' materials offer hope