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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…

Perfumes, Magazines and Severe Asthma

Perfumes Strips and Scents in Magazines “Negatively Affect Asthmatics and adverse respiratory reactions to perfumes says study. In honor of #AsthmaAwarenessWeek and #WorldAsthmaDay can we stop doing this? Note from the World Asthma Foundation. This study dates back to 1994.…

U.S National Institutes of Health stands with Asthma patients, families, advocates, researchers, and health care professionals

Today on @WorldAsthmaDay, the U.S National Institutes of Health stands with patients, families, advocates, researchers, and health care professionals to raise awareness about this common chronic respiratory disease, the people it affects, and the biomedical research that improves its prevention…