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Letter: Inside-out houses

Sir: Your Health Editor's article (13 December) about asthma relief depending on very low humidity levels in our homes, as experienced in Alpine conditions, exposes the poor product of the British building industry.

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Alpine treatment relieves asthma in British homes

AN EXPERIMENT in which the air quality of suburban homes was converted to that of a Swiss alpine chalet could signal a new approach to the treatment of asthma.

How women can stop their babies developing asthma

CONTROLLING THE allergic reactions of pregnant women could help to cut asthmatic attacks and allergies in their children, scientists said yesterday.

Sniffing DNA may relieve asthma

MILLIONS OF asthma sufferers could soon be using inhalers filled with DNA from bacteria to relieve their symptoms, according to a team of American scientists who have tested the system on mice.

Big babies `are more likely to develop asthma'

BIG BABIES are more likely than those of normal size to develop asthma and are susceptible to allergies as a child.

NHS `can't meet demand for jabs'

ONE OF Britain's most senior family doctors last night warned that the NHS may be unable to ensure that future supplies of vaccines against deadly diseases match demand.

African bacteria raises asthma vaccine hopes

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Neighbour disputes are damaging your health

DISPUTES WITH neighbours damage the health of most people involved, provoking asthma, strokes and depression, Britain's first quantitative research into the problem shows. Four out of 10 people said they had to visit their doctor as a direct result of their dispute with a neighbour, the government-sponsored study says.

Doctors call for review of `patchy' asthma treatment

BRITAIN'S 3.4 MILLION asthma sufferers are caught in a treatment lottery because of the Government's failure to set minimum standards, medical organisations said yesterday.

Rowing: Veteran Haining back on top

PETER HAINING, the Scot who first won the single sculls World Championship in 1993, put his comeback on track with a dominant race in the repecharge round of the World Rowing Championships here yesterday.

Science: Asthma is blowing in the wind

What do hay fever, global warming and crops have in common? Pollen - and many of us are feeling the effects.

Hot spell to take a summer break

SUN WORSHIPPERS were advised yesterday to make the most of Britain's hot weather because experts say that it is likely to come to an abrupt end.

Normal British summer service will be resumed

SUN WORSHIPPERS were advised yesterday to make the most of Britain's hot weather because experts say it will likely come to an abrupt end.
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