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  • When should I use a humidifier vs. a vaporizer?
    on November 29, 2019 at 3:00 am

    Humidifiers and vaporizers are two options for adding moisture to the air. This article provides guidance about which one to choose for different uses and why.

  • First-time evidence suggests that fat can accumulate in the lungs
    on October 20, 2019 at 11:00 am

    New evidence shows that fatty tissue can build up in the airways, affecting lung health, especially in people with obesity. This may contribute to asthma.

  • What to know about boswellia
    on October 9, 2019 at 6:00 pm

    Boswellia is a resin that has widespread use in natural medicine. Scientific research is starting to provide evidence for its effects on inflammatory health conditions. Learn about its possible uses, benefits, and side […]

  • What are the effects of black mold exposure?
    on September 18, 2019 at 5:00 am

    Black mold exposure is no more harmful than exposure to other forms of mold, but it may lead to health issues for certain people. Learn more here.

  • Peak flow meters: A user's guide
    on July 23, 2019 at 7:00 pm

    A peak flow meter is a small device that measures the amount of breath a person can exhale in one forced breath. This article looks at their uses, benefits, results, and how to use them.

  • What to know about inhaled steroids
    on July 5, 2019 at 3:00 am

    Inhaled steroids are often the best treatment for conditions that cause trouble breathing, such as asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD. This article provides an overview of inhaled steroids, […]

  • What to know about bronchodilators
    on June 29, 2019 at 7:00 am

    Bronchodilators are drugs that open the airways, relieving the symptoms of respiratory conditions, such as asthma and emphysema. This article looks at how they work, types, and how to take them.

  • A complete guide to home nebulizer therapy
    on June 29, 2019 at 3:00 am

    Home nebulizers are an effective way to deliver medicine into the airways. Learn more about home nebulizer therapy here, including how to use the equipment.

  • Breathing treatments: Everything you need to know
    on June 29, 2019 at 12:00 am

    Many different types of breathing treatment are available, including bronchodilators, corticosteroids, and antimicrobial drugs. Learn more about these and other treatments here.

  • What to know about intrinsic and extrinsic asthma
    on June 24, 2019 at 8:00 pm

    Intrinsic (nonallergic) and extrinsic (allergic) asthma are subtypes of asthma that have similar symptoms but different triggers. Learn more about their differences, causes, and treatments here.

Latest Medical News  These  health news headlines  are provided courtesy of Medical News Today.