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News: Articles from Consultant 360 November 2015

 October 2015 Respiratory Disease Articles from Consultant 360 

Could 30 Minutes of Exercise Relieve Asthma Symptoms?

Recent research examined the potential benefits and harms of encouraging patients with asthma to exercise on a daily basis.  

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 Could Powdered Ginger Suppress Seasonal Allergy Symptoms?

A recent study examined the potential of ginger powder in alleviating symptoms of seasonal allergies.

 http://bit.ly/20nA4O5

Medication Step-Down In Controlled Asthma Tied To Lower Cost, Similar Outcomes

Patients with controlled asthma who step down their medications have similar outcomes and lower costs than those who maintain treatment level, according to a new study. 

http://bit.ly/1GHNX38

 Single-Dose Oral Dexamethasone Works For Asthma Flares In Kids

Single-dose oral dexamethasone is as effective as multidose prednisolone for treating acute exacerbations of asthma in children presenting to the emergency department, researchers from Ireland report.

 http://bit.ly/1MsZRtA

Allergy Immunotherapy May Help Prevent Asthma

Allergy immunotherapy (AIT) may help prevent allergic rhinitis (AR) from developing into asthma, new research from Germany suggests.

http://bit.ly/1PgoU8t