Research has proved that Obesity may not worsen Asthma as reported earlier but could dampen the response to its medication. Asthma is normally treated by use of corticosteroids that results in overweight situation.
This has raised concern that obese people with Asthma may not respond well to medication. It is therefore, very important that doctors review and reassess obese patients after receiving treatments with inhaled steroids. If this is not reached there are possibilities that obese people with Asthma may be less effectively treated.
Asthma has become more prevalent and doctors think that there could be a relationship between being obese and asthma. In fact many think that obesity and Asthma are related particularly with obesity increasing the risk of Asthma development.
One research study done last year claimed that obese people with asthma are more likely to be hospitalized as compared to those individuals with asthma who are normal weight. Study by the Sutherlands, however, has proved this not to be true. “Obese people fared slightly worse on standard measure of asthma severity like lung function but not enough to result in any clinical difference” Sutherland said.
Heavier people have shortness of breath. This should not be linked with asthma. However, it is true that more research is required to make these findings clear.
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News reports from Berlin, confirmed that 2 US military men have been diagnosed to have Swine flu. This was confirmed on Sunday when these military men were tested in their medical center in Landstuhl, Germany.
Apart from these there are also 4 other people, two from Navy and two AirForce personnel have symptoms of Swine Flu and they are in the probable list to be infected with the virus says Steve Davis, a European Regional Medical Command Spokesman. Davis also added that in these four expect for one nay sailor who travelled to Italy all others had been in Germany only. All these people share the same area in the hospital at Landstuhl. Davis also said that 2 of these cases are confirmed to have the flu while the other 2 are under diagnosis. He added that other employees would be given vaccination and Tamiflu treatments to prevent them from getting this disease.
Soft drinks particularly the cola tastes extremely good and gives a feeling of being refreshed. Whether it is a party, marriage or treat there is no celebration without these soft drinks and they have considerably become inevitable.
Instead of occasionally having these drinks, people these days have started using it as an alternative for water and other natural drinks. There has been a remarkable rise in the consumption of the soft drinks and much of the credit goes to those alluring advertisements. Youngsters are mainly targeted through these advertisements and it is them who are going to suffer a lot due to their ignorance and negligence.