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Gut and Lung Connection to Asthma – Rodney Dietert, PhD

In this fifth in a series of interviews with Rodney Dietert PhD, he talks about communication between the gut and lung. Dr. Dietert is Cornell University Professor Emeritus, Health Scientist Head of Translational Science + Education for SEED and the…

Asthma and Indoor Air Pollution:

Key insights for Asthmatics: Makes Asthma Worse Significant Association with Exacerbations Among this panel of relatively moderate to severe asthmatics, the respiratory irritants produced by several domestic combustion sources were associated with increased morbidity. Although there is abundant clinical evidence…

Aspirin Exacerbated Respiratory Disease

What is aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease (AERD) Aspirin-exacerbated respiratory disease (AERD) is a clinical tetrad of nasal polyps, chronic hypertrophic eosinophilic sinusitis, asthma and sensitivity to any medication that inhibits cyclooxygenase-1 (COX-1) enzymes, namely aspirin and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)…

Fragranced consumer products: effects on asthmatics

WAF Salutes Anne Steinemann, Department of Infrastructure Engineering, Melbourne School of Engineering, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC 3010 Australia Fragranced consumer products, such as cleaning supplies, air fresheners, and personal care products, can emit a range of air pollutants…