10 things to know about asthma in children
15
September

10 things to know about asthma in children

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , /

Asthma affects over half a million Australian children and is one of the most common reasons why children have to go and see their GP or to attend the emergency department so it’s important that you know what the most common asthma symptoms are these can include shortness of breath, wheezing, coughing. They most often […]




What is Asthma UK doing to beat severe asthma?
12
September

What is Asthma UK doing to beat severe asthma?

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , /

A couple of years ago we started the European Asthma Research Innovation Partnership which was a multinational programme of work which identified the areas of research that were most important. And because we’ve done that, we know the most promising areas of research. So we’re now going around speaking to research funders, speaking to academics, […]


The Importance of Research for Heart Disease Prevention and Treatment

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

(light music) – Why is it important to talk about heart disease? Well, it is the leading cause of death in this country. We’ve had dramatic declines in death rates from heart disease over the last 50 years. However, these dramatic declines have slowed, and in fact, last year, the death rate from heart disease […]



Why is Nutrition Science so Complicated?
30
August

Why is Nutrition Science so Complicated?

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Consider the following sequence of events: -In 1945, an 82 day long battle between US Marine and Army forces and the Imperial Japanese Army was fought in the prefecture of Okinawa. This battle was considered one of the bloodiest in the pacific and resulted in the death of almost 150,000 Okinawans, roughly a third of […]


Tramadol Kills More People Than All Other Painkillers
30
August

Tramadol Kills More People Than All Other Painkillers

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

tramadol is the drug that kills more people than painkillers the word addiction refers to any behavior that is deemed out of control in some cases addiction can be minor such as being addicted to television shopping or talking on the phone but in a lot of cases addiction is related to drugs the most […]


Does Homeopathy Work?
29
August

Does Homeopathy Work?

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Homeopathic remedies are promoted as effective alternatives to conventional medicine. Is there any truth to that? Nope. In theory and application, homeopathy just doesn’t add up. [SPLASH] Homeopathy is its own category of “alternative medicine” that emerged some 200 years ago. Not all natural or herbal remedies in your pharmacy are considered homeopathic. Homeopathic medicines […]


Nobel Prize winner explains Thunderstorm Asthma
29
August

Nobel Prize winner explains Thunderstorm Asthma

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

So what we’re talking about today is called thunderstorm asthma and you know that asthma is caused by an allergy you get some particles that you breathe in and people think that can be caused by breathing in smoke it’s not really smoke we’re interested in the big issue with asthma is pollen so here’s […]