Severe Asthma Series

Asthma Connection to Gut and Lung – Rodney Dietert, PhD

World Asthma Foundation “Defeating Asthma Series uncovers New Hope for Asthma Managementant Asthmatics: Our understanding of Asthma and the way we treat it may soon be radically different from what currently exists, due to new research on the human microbiome…

Can we test for whats in the Microbiome? – Justin L. Sonnenburg PhD

Defeating Asthma Series uncovers New Hope for Asthma Management In this interview with Justin L. Sonnenburg PhD, Associate Professor of Microbiology and Immunology at Stanford University, we learn about: * Testing for Microbes within the Microbiome * That we’re in…

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)…