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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GP surgeries across the country are having to postpone flu jabs for patients because of a shortage of vaccine. Crucell, the global pharmaceutical company based in the Netherlands, said it had stopped all supplies because of "an unexpected test result".
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
The Government today issued a "smog alert" for the Easter weekend for ozone and polluting particles known as PM10s, which can affect people's health.
Double Olympic champion Rebecca Adlington eased into the final of the 800metres freestyle as she dominated the event on the third morning of the British Gas Swimming Championships here yesterday.
Fellow sufferers provided with hope by former England captain's successful career
David Beckham's agent has admitted the 34-year-old has been an asthma sufferer for years - but insists it has not hampered the player's performance.
Local residents blame 'street rats' but the Simmons family is defiant
The Salford forward, Ian Sibbit, has had the cloud that hung over him for almost a year lifted by being told that he will not be suspended for taking an asthma drug.
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Eight-year study of 3,000 children finds 80 per cent rise in risk
Just when the country was beginning to enjoy some warm weather, experts warned that the sun has arrived with a sting in its tail – the first smog of summer.