Pharmacytimes: Condition Center: Asthma http://www.pharmacytimes.com/resource-centers/asthma/condition-rss Asthma en-us Tue, 09 Feb 2016 06:05:05 UTC Tue, 09 Feb 2016 06:05:05 UTC Asthma: An Unrecognized Risk Factor for Shingles http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/asthma/asthma-an-unrecognized-risk-factor-for-shingles Herpes zoster, also known as shingles, is a painful rash caused by a reactivation of the varicella-zoster virus, also called the chickenpox virus. Tue, 19 Jan 2016 04:56:00 UTC 4 Lesser-Known Factors Affecting Asthma Status http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/asthma/4-lesser-known-factors-affecting-asthma-status Well-known risk factors for asthma development include a family history of the disease, other allergic conditions, obesity, and smoking. Tue, 05 Jan 2016 02:00:00 UTC 3 Ways to Reduce the Risk of Asthma in Early Childhood http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/asthma/3-ways-to-reduce-the-risk-of-asthma-in-early-childhood Pharmacists can help inform their patients with young children about a few ways to reduce their kids’ risk of developing asthma. Wed, 30 Dec 2015 10:30:00 UTC 8 Conditions to Check in Cerebral Palsy Patients http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/8-conditions-to-check-in-cerebral-palsy-patients Patients with cerebral palsy are often faced with secondary health conditions such as diabetes, asthma, and hypertension. Tue, 29 Dec 2015 01:00:00 UTC Watch for Antibiotic Overuse Among Pregnant Women http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/womens-health/watch-for-antibiotic-overuse-among-pregnant-women Pharmacists should use caution when providing antibiotics to pregnant women, as prenatal antibiotic use has been linked to subsequent asthma in offspring. Wed, 23 Dec 2015 12:00:00 UTC Asthma May Predict Chronic Migraine Onset http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/asthma/asthma-may-predict-chronic-migraine-onset Asthma may increase the likelihood of chronic migraines in patients with episodic migraines. Fri, 11 Dec 2015 02:49:00 UTC Asthma Patients with Anxiety See More Severe Symptoms http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/asthma/asthma-patients-with-anxiety-see-more-severe-symptoms Anxiety sensitivity has been linked to more debilitating asthma symptoms and greater functional limitations. Wed, 25 Nov 2015 04:00:00 UTC Pediatric Asthma Research Gets NIH Grant Funding http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/asthma/pediatric-asthma-research-gets-nih-grant-funding The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded universities about $28 million in grants to study pediatric asthma triggers. Mon, 12 Oct 2015 12:00:00 UTC 6 Travel Tips for Asthma Patients http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/asthma/6-travel-tips-for-asthma-patients Now that fall is in full gear, patients will soon start traveling to see loved ones during the holiday season. Thu, 01 Oct 2015 01:00:00 UTC Comorbid Asthma and COPD: Common and Costly http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/copd/comorbid-asthma-and-copd-common-and-costly Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) occur together at an alarming rate. Wed, 30 Sep 2015 12:00:00 UTC Biggest Roadblocks to Managing Asthma http://www.pharmacytimes.com/interviews/biggest-roadblocks-to-managing-asthma Kristen L. Marjama, DNP, MSN, FNP-BC, clinical educator with Healthcare Clinic at Walgreens in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, discusses the biggest roadblocks to managing asthma. Mon, 28 Sep 2015 11:00:00 UTC How Counseling Points Vary for Different Asthma Medication Classes http://www.pharmacytimes.com/interviews/how-counseling-points-vary-for-different-asthma-medication-classes Kristen L. Marjama, DNP, MSN, FNP-BC, clinical educator with Healthcare Clinic at Walgreens in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, discusses counseling points for different asthma medication classes. Fri, 25 Sep 2015 11:00:00 UTC Counseling Points Pharmacists Can Provide to Patients on Asthma Medications http://www.pharmacytimes.com/interviews/counseling-points-pharmacists-can-provide-to-patients-on-asthma-medications Kristen L. Marjama, DNP, MSN, FNP-BC, clinical educator with Healthcare Clinic at Walgreens in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, discusses counseling points that pharmacists can provide to patients on asthma medications. Tue, 08 Sep 2015 11:00:00 UTC Optimal Strategies that Pharmacists Can Use to Support Asthma Management http://www.pharmacytimes.com/interviews/optimal-strategies-that-pharmacists-can-use-to-support-asthma-management Kristen L. Marjama, DNP, MSN, FNP-BC, clinical educator with Healthcare Clinic at Walgreens in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, discusses strategies pharmacists can use to support asthma management. Tue, 01 Sep 2015 11:00:00 UTC What Pharmacists Need to Know about Managing Asthma http://www.pharmacytimes.com/interviews/what-pharmacists-need-to-know-about-managing-asthma Kristen L. Marjama, DNP, MSN, FNP-BC, clinical educator with Healthcare Clinic at Walgreens in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, discusses what pharmacists need to know about asthma. Tue, 25 Aug 2015 11:00:00 UTC Why Corticosteroids Poorly Control Severe Asthma http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/why-corticosteroids-poorly-control-severe-asthma The approximate 1 in 10 asthma patients who have severe disease do not respond to mainstay corticosteroid treatment, even in high doses. Mon, 13 Jul 2015 03:00:00 UTC Clinical Data Conflict on Vitamin D and Asthma http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/vitamins-supplements/clinical-data-conflict-on-vitamin-d-and-asthma Asthma's increasingly deleterious morbidity and socioeconomic burden are of tremendous concern to clinicians and public health officials. Sun, 05 Jul 2015 05:00:00 UTC Pharmacists Shouldn't Bother Recommending Soy Supplements for Asthma http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Pharmacists-Shouldnt-Bother-Recommending-Soy-Supplements-for-Asthma While some patients may take soy supplements to manage their asthma, a new study suggests there is no solid evidence of improved lung function or clinical outcomes from the supplementation. Sat, 30 May 2015 02:00:00 UTC Pharmacists Can Correct Asthma Controller Medication Underuse http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/Pharmacists-Can-Correct-Asthma-Controller-Medication-Underuse Asthma controller medications are underused in neighborhoods with high rates of asthma-related emergency room use and hospitalization, but pharmacists are in a prime position to correct it. Thu, 07 May 2015 02:00:00 UTC COPD Treatment Now Approved for Asthma http://www.pharmacytimes.com/condition-resources/copd/Breo-Ellipta-Now-Approved-for-the-Treatment-of-Asthma-in-Adults The FDA today expanded the indication of fluticasone furoate/vilanterol (Breo Ellipta) for the treatment of asthma. Thu, 30 Apr 2015 08:11:00 UTC