Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: Asthma http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/asthma/condition-rss Asthma en-us Sun, 21 Jan 2018 02:50:57 UTC Sun, 21 Jan 2018 02:50:57 UTC Telemedicine, School-Based Medication Therapy Can Improve Asthma Outcomes http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/asthma/telemedicine-schoolbased-medication-therapy-can-improve-asthma-outcomes Children with asthma&nbsp;who receive a combination of telemedicine support and school-based medication therapy may be less likely to need an asthma-related emergency room or hospital visit. 11:37 AM, Mon January 15, 2018 FDA Officials Find No Increased Risk of Serious Outcomes with LABAs Used with ICS http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/allergy/fda-officials-finds-no-increased-risk-of-serious-outcomes-with-labas-used-with-ics The results of all trials showed that the use of LABA with ICS does not significantly increase the risk of serious asthma outcomes compared to ICS alone. 1:33 PM, Thu December 21, 2017 Medication Management in Schools: Pharmacist Involvement Can Improve Outcomes http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/asthma/medication-management-in-schools-pharmacist-involvement-can-improve-outcomes Between 10% and 20% of students in kindergarten through high school have chronic illness. 8:00 AM, Tue December 5, 2017 The Answer to Preventing Childhood Asthma: Found in Gut Microbes? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/asthma/the-answer-to-preventing-childhood-asthma-found-in-gut-microbes An infant&rsquo;s sex-specific gut microbiome following maternal asthma during pregnancy may influence their risk of developing childhood asthma. 3:05 PM, Wed November 29, 2017 COPD: Delving Into Inhaler Adherence http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2017/November2017/copd-delving-into-inhaler-adherence Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)&mdash;irreversible&mdash;requires long-term adherence to pharmacotherapies for&nbsp;best outcomes. 12:05 PM, Wed November 22, 2017 FDA OKs Treatment for Severe Eosinophilic Asthma http://www.pharmacytimes.com/product-news/fda-oks-treatment-for-severe-eosinophilic-asthma Officials with the FDA have approved benralizumab (Fasenra, AstraZeneca) for the add-on maintenance treatment of patients with severe eosinophilic asthma aged 12 years and older. 8:00 AM, Wed November 15, 2017 Ensuring Patient Access to Asthma Therapy: Perspectives for Pharmacists http://www.pharmacytimes.com/publications/issue/2017/September2017/R871_September2017 4:56 PM, Tue November 7, 2017 Fish and Fish Oil Equally Protective Against Childhood Asthma? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/asthma/fish-and-fish-oil-equally-protective-against-childhood-asthma 9:00 AM, Thu November 2, 2017 How to Improve Outcomes for Asthma Patients http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/daniel-holland-pharmd/2017/10/how-to-improve-outcomes-for-asthma-patients Pharmacists are in a prime position to offer guidance to those who have this often under-treated chronic disease. 4:13 AM, Fri October 20, 2017 Vitamin D Reduces Severe Asthma Attacks in Adults? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/asthma/vitamin-d-reduces-severe-asthma-attacks-in-adults Oral vitamin D supplementation, in addition to asthma medications, could reduce the risk of asthma attacks requiring hospital attendance by 50%, according to a recently-published study in <em>The Lancet of Respiratory Medicine.</em> 2:17 PM, Thu October 5, 2017 Many Adults with Asthma Haven't Received Pneumococcal Vaccine http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/asthma/many-adults-with-asthma-havent-received-pneumococcal-vaccine People with work-related asthma are particularly vulnerable to pneumococcal pneumonia. 12:31 PM, Tue October 3, 2017 Folic Acid and Asthma: Breathing Easy About Supplementation http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/asthma/folic-acid-and-asthma-breathing-easy-about-supplementation Recently, experimental animal interventions have suggested that folic acid intake that exceeds the recommended dose may increase risk of respiratory disease in offspring. 10:12 AM, Tue September 26, 2017 Can Exposing Infants to Allergens Help Reduce Childhood Asthma Risk? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/asthma/can-exposing-infants-to-allergens-help-reduce-childhood-asthma-risk Early life exposure to pet or pest allergens may reduce the likelihood of asthma development in young children, according to a recently-published study in the <em>Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology</em>.<sup>1</sup> 10:39 AM, Wed September 20, 2017 Childhood Respiratory Tract Infections Linked to Asthma Later On http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/asthma/childhool-respiratory-tract-infections-linked-to-asthma-later-on Lower respiratory tract infections were associated with worse outcomes.&nbsp; 9:03 AM, Thu September 14, 2017 Asthma Symptoms Misinterpreted as Respiratory Tract Infections? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/asthma/asthma-symptoms-misinterpreted-as-respiratory-tract-infections Children with asthma were approximately 1.6 times more likely to be prescribed antibiotics, compared to children who do not have asthma.&nbsp; 9:30 AM, Wed September 13, 2017 Asthma and Trouble with Fertility Link Explored http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/asthma/asthma-and-trouble-with-fertility-link-explored- The researchers noted that although the study does not prove that asthma caused the reduced fertility, they said the correlation may suggest better asthma control may facilitate efforts to become pregnant. 10:56 AM, Tue September 12, 2017 An Indian Health Service Ambulatory Care Resident Describes Her Experience http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/swana-thomas-pharmd-mph-candidate-2018/2017/09/an-indian-health-service-ambulatory-care-resident-describes-her-experience An interview with Dr. Kaley Holmstrom, an IHS Ambulatory Care Resident at the Fort Defiance Indian Hospital in Fort Defiance, AZ 9:12 PM, Wed September 6, 2017 What's the Best Way to Get Students to Take Their Asthma Medication? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/asthma/back-to-school-and-asthma-whats-the-best-way-to-get-students-to-use-their-meds- Study examines how a school nursing intervention helped reduce missed school days.&nbsp; 9:56 AM, Wed August 30, 2017 Influenza vs. the Common Cold: Which One Is It? http://www.pharmacytimes.com/contributor/shelby-leheny-pharmd-candidate-2017/2017/08/influenza-vs-the-common-cold-which-one-is-it The thing is, you still may get sick after getting the flu because there are other things such as the common cold that might cross your path. 9:54 PM, Thu August 24, 2017 Global Burden of Disease: Asthma and COPD http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/asthma/global-burden-of-disease-asthma-and-copd The prevalence of lung conditions worldwide has increased, despite the overall decrease in the prevalence and death rates for asthma between 1990 and 2015, according to the results of the 2015 Global Burden of Disease (GBD) Study. 11:20 AM, Thu August 17, 2017