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  • Candida’s Role in Inflammation and Autoimmune Response: Implications for Severe Asthma

    Welcome Message from the World Asthma Foundation Hello to our dedicated community and newcomers alike. At the World Asthma Foundation (WAF), we’re united by a singular, important mission: to Defeat Asthma. Our approach is rooted in fostering awareness, enhancing education, and promoting research that seeks to unravel the complexities of Asthma. As we strive towards […]

  • How to Live Well with Asthma in the Post-COVID Era

    The COVID-19 pandemic has been a tough time for everyone, especially for people with asthma. Asthma is a chronic condition that affects the airways and makes it hard to breathe. People with asthma may have more severe symptoms or complications if they get infected with COVID-19. That’s why it’s important to know how to manage […]

  • Shedding Light on T2-Low Asthma: A Forgotten Frontier in Asthma Research

    Introduction: Welcome to the World Asthma Foundation blog, where we strive to inform and inspire our readers in support of our mission. Today, we turn our attention to a lesser-known aspect of asthma called T2-Low asthma. While much focus has been placed on T2-High asthma, which includes allergic and non-allergic inflammation, T2-Low asthma has remained […]

  • Transforming Asthma Research: Unveiling the Link Between Laundry Detergents and Eosinophilic Airway Inflammation

    Introduction: Welcome to the World Asthma Foundation’s latest blog post, where we delve into groundbreaking research that sheds light on a previously unknown connection between laundry detergents and eosinophilic airway inflammation. Asthma affects millions worldwide, and our mission at the World Asthma Foundation is to inform and inspire, driving progress in the understanding and management […]

  • Infectious Asthma: Understanding the Complex Interplay between Infections and Asthma

    Greetings to Members and Subscribers of the World Asthma Foundation As a chronic respiratory disease, asthma affects millions of individuals worldwide, causing inflammation and narrowing of the airways, leading to breathing difficulties, coughing, and wheezing. Asthma can have a significant impact on individuals and their families, as well as the broader society, due to the […]

  • Asthma Research Participants Wanted

    Dear World Asthma Foundation friends, the following message is from a research company interested in connecting. Hello, My name is Maggie, and I am with LaGrippe Research, a market research firm specializing in healthcare. We are currently inviting Parents of children aged 6-17 diagnosed with Asthma as well as teens aged 12-17 diagnosed to participate […]

  • Understanding and Managing Severe Asthma: Types, Symptoms, and Treatment

    Severe asthma is a type of asthma that is difficult to control and can have a significant impact on a person’s daily life. Symptoms of severe asthma can include frequent exacerbations (attacks), high levels of asthma symptoms, and a need for high doses of medication to manage symptoms. Causes of severe asthma can include allergies, […]

  • Food Dye and Inflamation

    Common food dye can trigger inflammatory processes, say university researchers A recent university study funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research reflects that long-term consumption of Allura Red food dye can be a potential trigger of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBDs) and potentially other inflammatory diseases processes as well. Researchers using experimental animal models of […]

  • World Asthma Day Summary

    On the day after World Asthma Day, May 3, 2022, we scanned the globe to find a statement that best sums up the current state of affairs regarding Asthma. Kudos to tbe U.S National Institute of Environmental Health NIH Statement on World Asthma Day 2022: Toward Improved Asthma Care Good enough of summary that we […]

  • The World Asthma Foundation Announces Speakers for Microbiome First Summit

    On this World Asthma Day, May 3, 2002, The Microbiome First – Pathway to Sustainable Healthcare Summit organization committee invites healthcare professionals, non-communicable disease community leaders, and stakeholders to participate in the inaugural Microbiome First Summit, a virtual event taking place online at this May, 17-19, 2022. FREE to participants. For detailed information and […]