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Recipe: In a mood for dessert? Try crisp and crunchy apple spice blondie bars(Instagram/ lifebygabb)

Recipe: In a mood for dessert? Try crisp and crunchy apple spice blondie bars

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2021 11:37 AM IST
  • If you are a blondie lover, check out this easy dessert recipe of mouthwatering apple spice blondie bars that are loaded with fresh apples, cinnamon and nutmeg in each bite
Higher dietary consumption of long chain omega-3 fatty acids during childhood, the risk of developing subsequent asthma reduces in children carrying a common gene variant.(Yahoo)
Higher dietary consumption of long chain omega-3 fatty acids during childhood, the risk of developing subsequent asthma reduces in children carrying a common gene variant.(Yahoo)

Asthma can be prevented by consuming omega-3 fatty acids: Study

ANI |
UPDATED ON JAN 28, 2021 11:12 AM IST
Researchers during a recent study have found that by higher dietary consumption of long chain omega-3 fatty acids during childhood, the risk of developing subsequent asthma reduces in children carrying a common gene variant.
Here’s the mouthwatering spinach soup recipe that Popeye would totally recommend(Instagram/whiskaway2020)
Here’s the mouthwatering spinach soup recipe that Popeye would totally recommend(Instagram/whiskaway2020)

Here’s the mouthwatering spinach soup recipe that Popeye would totally recommend, check benefits inside

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON DEC 14, 2020 11:06 AM IST
It is officially the season of soups and what better than binging on one that is loaded with tons of nutrients in a low-calorie package and boosts skin, hair and bone health? Check out the recipe of spinach or palak soup inside along with its added benefits
Study reveals pediatric ER saw steep drop in asthma visits during Covid-19 lockdown(Twitter/asthmauk)
Study reveals pediatric ER saw steep drop in asthma visits during Covid-19 lockdown(Twitter/asthmauk)

Asthma patients’ symptom control has improved with the onset of Covid-19 pandemic: Study

Boston [US] | By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON DEC 05, 2020 04:34 PM IST
A new research has revealed that there has been a decrease in asthma-related visits to emergency departments during the spring 2020 Covid-19 surge and lockdown which shows that the symptom control of asthma patients seems to have improved
The findings, published in the American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology.(Unsplash)
The findings, published in the American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology.(Unsplash)

E-cigarette users may have increased susceptibility to Covid-19

Washington [US] | By Asian News International | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2020 04:29 PM IST
In a controlled study of smokers, nonsmokers, and e-cigarette users, University of North Carolina School of Medicine researchers found that e-cigarette users exhibited significantly altered immune responses to a model of influenza virus infection.
Steroid tablets repeated use may cause long term side-effects in asthma patients(TwitterJoanneLeCornu)
Steroid tablets repeated use may cause long term side-effects in asthma patients(TwitterJoanneLeCornu)

Steroid tablets repeated use may cause diabetes, osteoporosis and cataracts in asthma patients: Study

Queensland [Australia] | By Asian News International | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2020 02:29 PM IST
A recent study has revealed that while short courses of steroid tablets can be effective in treating asthma attacks for short term, their repeated use may cause significant long term side-effects like diabetes, osteoporosis and cataracts in asthma patients
Asthma symptoms are known to be strongly linked to the body’s internal clock, but this is the first study to look at how individual sleep preferences influence asthma risk in teenagers.(UNSPLASH)
Asthma symptoms are known to be strongly linked to the body’s internal clock, but this is the first study to look at how individual sleep preferences influence asthma risk in teenagers.(UNSPLASH)

Here’s why asthma, allergies are more common in teens who stay up late

Alberta, Canada | By Asian News International | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2020 01:33 PM IST
Teenagers who prefer to stay up late and wake later in the morning are more likely to suffer from asthma and allergies compared to those who sleep and wake earlier.
Go for a plant-based diet to help manage asthma.(Unsplash)
Go for a plant-based diet to help manage asthma.(Unsplash)

Go for a plant-based diet to help manage asthma

Washington D.C. [USA] | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON MAR 29, 2020 08:52 AM IST
Asthma is a common chronic condition in which the airways become narrow and inflamed--sometimes leading to difficulty with breathing, coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath.
Mucous membranes on the face help transfer the virus from our hands to inside our bodies.(Getty Images)
Mucous membranes on the face help transfer the virus from our hands to inside our bodies.(Getty Images)

How not touching your face can protect your from coronavirus

Hindustan Times | By Poulomi Banerjee
UPDATED ON MAR 08, 2020 12:41 PM IST
From your hands to your face, and then your blood stream - the possible way of being infected
The researchers found an association between early exposure to cleaning products and risk of asthma and wheeze.(Unsplash)
The researchers found an association between early exposure to cleaning products and risk of asthma and wheeze.(Unsplash)

Babies exposed to household cleaning products prone to asthma

Toronto | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2020 10:38 AM IST
According to the study, scented and sprayed cleaning products were associated with the highest risk of respiratory issues.
A new campaign called ‘#InhalersHainSahi’ focuses on educating people about asthma, besides its appropriate line of treatment with inhalers.(MSL)
A new campaign called ‘#InhalersHainSahi’ focuses on educating people about asthma, besides its appropriate line of treatment with inhalers.(MSL)

Inhalers are right for asthma

UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2019 04:42 PM IST
A new campaign called ‘#InhalersHainSahi’ focuses on educating people about asthma, besides its appropriate line of treatment with inhalers.
Researchers have found that women with asthma appear more likely to have lower levels of testosterone than women who do not have the disease.(Shutterstock)
Researchers have found that women with asthma appear more likely to have lower levels of testosterone than women who do not have the disease.(Shutterstock)

Women with asthma have lower levels of testosterone

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service, New York
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2019 02:59 PM IST
For the finding published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, researchers conducted a study to examine whether sex hormones are associated with asthma in adult men and women.
Eggs are a chief source of dietary cholesterol, but the association between regular egg consumption and risk of coronary heart disease and stroke are uncertain.(Shutterstock)
Eggs are a chief source of dietary cholesterol, but the association between regular egg consumption and risk of coronary heart disease and stroke are uncertain.(Shutterstock)

Going the ‘eggs’tra mile: How healthy is a meal containing eggs?

Hindustan Times | By Poulomi Banerjee
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2019 06:06 PM IST
Rich in nutrients or high in cholesterol? A healthy snack or a guilty pleasure? As research continues to fuel confusion, HT attempts to decode the egg conundrum
Image for representation.(File photo)
Image for representation.(File photo)

4 million kids get asthma every year due to vehicular pollution: Report

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanchita Sharma
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2019 12:08 AM IST
Noxious fumes from traffic cause four million new cases of childhood asthma every year, of which 350,000 occur in India, according to the first global study that makes a case for tougher air pollution laws worldwide to protect children.
For the study, published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice, the researchers tested three factors - air pollution levels in homes, blood vitamin D levels, and asthma symptoms - in 120 schoolchildren with pre-existing asthma.(Shutterstock)
For the study, published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice, the researchers tested three factors - air pollution levels in homes, blood vitamin D levels, and asthma symptoms - in 120 schoolchildren with pre-existing asthma.(Shutterstock)

Vitamin D may help control asthma

Indo Asian News Service | By Indo Asian News Service, New York
UPDATED ON MAR 10, 2019 12:54 PM IST
The researchers observed that having low blood vitamin D levels was related to harmful respiratory effects of indoor air pollution from sources such as cigarette smoke, cooking, burning of candles, and incense, among children with asthma.
People suffering from asthma know the true value of breathing(Shutterstock)
People suffering from asthma know the true value of breathing(Shutterstock)

Home remedies for asthma

Hindustan Times | By Shikha Sharma
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2018 11:30 PM IST
Breathe easy with these herbs and decoctions
The period between the age of eight and puberty is particularly important for lung health and determining asthma risk later in life.(Shutterstock)
The period between the age of eight and puberty is particularly important for lung health and determining asthma risk later in life.(Shutterstock)

Father’s obesity during adolescence can increase asthma risk for offspring

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2018 09:49 AM IST
A new study says that males who have considerable weight gain between childhood and puberty, double the risk of having asthma as an adult, and for their future offspring.
Outdoor pollen exposure during the first couple of months after birth can lead to allergic respiratory diseases as well. The researchers now believe that exposure during the later stages of pregnancy can also cause diseases like asthma.(Shutterstock)
Outdoor pollen exposure during the first couple of months after birth can lead to allergic respiratory diseases as well. The researchers now believe that exposure during the later stages of pregnancy can also cause diseases like asthma.(Shutterstock)

Asthma risk higher in babies whose mothers are exposed to pollen

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2018 11:27 AM IST
A new study says that babies born to mothers who were exposed to pollen during the last trimester may be at increased risk of developing respiratory diseases such as asthma.
Children with asthma are disadvantaged in education and future work, suggests the study.(Shutterstock)
Children with asthma are disadvantaged in education and future work, suggests the study.(Shutterstock)

Children with asthma may lag at school, opt for non-manual jobs

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 16, 2018 11:02 AM IST
A new study shows that children affected by asthma are more likely to leave school at the age of 16 and drop out early from university.
Obesity can be a trigger for asthma, perhaps via a physiological, metabolic or inflammatory change, but until now there has been very little research on whether asthma can lead to obesity.(Shutterstock)
Obesity can be a trigger for asthma, perhaps via a physiological, metabolic or inflammatory change, but until now there has been very little research on whether asthma can lead to obesity.(Shutterstock)

Why people with asthma are at higher risk of obesity

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 15, 2018 11:15 AM IST
Asthma is linked to obesity, finds a new study, which shows that patients are likely to become obese. People who develop the disease as adults are at greater risk.
The study shows that asthma patients who were hypo-responders and lived further away from busy roads had milder symptoms.(Shutterstock)
The study shows that asthma patients who were hypo-responders and lived further away from busy roads had milder symptoms.(Shutterstock)

Air pollution and genetics can worsen asthma symptoms

Asian News International | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 03, 2018 11:22 AM IST
Genetics and pollution play an important role in determining the severity of asthma, says a new study. The researchers found that asthma sufferers who lived closer to heavily travelled roads had the worst asthma symptoms, such as difficulty breathing, chest pain, cough, and wheezing.
Infants with the highest weight gain velocity and body mass index had lower lung function at 10 years of age.(Shutterstock)
Infants with the highest weight gain velocity and body mass index had lower lung function at 10 years of age.(Shutterstock)

High BMI in children could increase risk of asthma

Indo Asian News Service | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2018 12:59 PM IST
A new study says that excessive weight gain in the first years of life can be associated with lower lung function and a higher risk of childhood asthma.
Here’s how junk food is messing with your health.(Shutterstock)
Here’s how junk food is messing with your health.(Shutterstock)

Eating burgers and fries can increase risk of asthma and allergies

Hindustan Times | By Meenakshi Iyer
UPDATED ON JUL 06, 2018 02:46 PM IST
Eating hamburgers and other fast food could put you at risk of asthma, says a new study. It can also lead to other allergic diseases such as pollen fever, eczema (especially in children) and rhino conjunctivitis.
The chronic lung disease is caused by such things as pollution, airborne mold and pollen.(Shutterstock)
The chronic lung disease is caused by such things as pollution, airborne mold and pollen.(Shutterstock)

Why Puerto Rico is struggling with asthma cases post- Hurricane Maria

Associated Press | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2018 03:02 PM IST
Doctors in Puerto Rico are seeing an alarming rise in the number and severity of asthma cases that they attribute to the aftermath of the deadly hurricane that walloped the island in September.
Breastfeeding may help reduce the mother’s risk of type 2 diabetes after gestational diabetes.(Shutterstock)
Breastfeeding may help reduce the mother’s risk of type 2 diabetes after gestational diabetes.(Shutterstock)

Breastfeeding benefits for mom and baby, as proven by scientific studies

Hindustan Times | By Soma Das
UPDATED ON JUN 10, 2018 02:11 PM IST
Here are some of the latest studies on the health benefits of breastfeeding, which will be discussed at the Nutrition 2018 meeting of the American Society for Nutrition, this week.
Pediatric asthma is a worrying condition for both the kids and their parents.(Shutterstock)
Pediatric asthma is a worrying condition for both the kids and their parents.(Shutterstock)

Different ways in which the struggles of pediatric asthma can be overcome

Hindustan Times | By Kabir Bhandari, Delhi
UPDATED ON MAY 16, 2018 02:38 PM IST
No single intervention category for pediatric asthma is effective, it is a combination of all which seems to work.
Asthma in children is often aggravated by pollutants such as traffic fumes, or wood smoke.(Shutterstock)
Asthma in children is often aggravated by pollutants such as traffic fumes, or wood smoke.(Shutterstock)

Asthma in children could become worse if you live near a busy road

Hindustan Times | By Meenakshi Iyer
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2018 02:52 PM IST
Asthma attack among children and adults could be caused by smog and pollution. A new study suggests that air pollution can be more harmful for children since they have faster breathing rates and their lungs are still developing.
Genetic factors interact with environmental factors such as pollution to trigger asthma.(Shutterstock)
Genetic factors interact with environmental factors such as pollution to trigger asthma.(Shutterstock)

World Asthma Day: Number of asthma patients on the rise in India

Indo Asian News Service, Kolkata | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2018 10:54 AM IST
World Asthma Day 2018: Asthma is an inflammatory disease that can interfere with daily activities. The number of asthmatic patients in India has gone up in the recent past.
Inhalation therapy remains the best form of drug delivery in asthma as it delivers drugs directly in the lungs.(Shutterstock)
Inhalation therapy remains the best form of drug delivery in asthma as it delivers drugs directly in the lungs.(Shutterstock)

World Asthma Day: Men, beware. You are more prone to asthma than women

Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2018 10:03 AM IST
A survey revealed that men are more sensitive to allergens like dust, pollen and fungi than women are. It also found that people below 30 suffered more from allergen reactions than older adults.
(Left) Asthma expert Dr Nalin Joshi and Dr BS Sharma at a press conference in Jaipur on Friday.(HT PHOTO)
(Left) Asthma expert Dr Nalin Joshi and Dr BS Sharma at a press conference in Jaipur on Friday.(HT PHOTO)

Uncontrolled or partly controlled asthma is due to poor inhaler technique, say experts

Hindustan Times, Jaipur | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 27, 2018 10:10 PM IST
As per the Asia-Pacific Asthma Insights Management Survey, asthma treatment patients in India are either uncontrolled or party controlled asthma and the key reason for this poor control is poor inhaler technique.
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