- US in the dark on doubling in asthma death rates. Roberts, John // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/18/96, Vol. 312 Issue 7041, p1246
Reports on the increase in death rates due to asthma in young Americans between 1980 and 1993. Higher rates for blacks; Factors for the increase; Probable reasons for the higher rates in black.
- Does having asthma mean earlier death? // Mayo Clinic Health Letter;Mar1995, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p3
Reports on lower survival rates for persons whose asthma was accompanied by other lung conditions, such as emphysema or chronic bronchitis, according to a research published in the December 8, 1994 issue of `The New England Journal of Medicine.' Reasons for increased number of asthma deaths.
- Deadlier than we knew. // Vegetarian Times;Jul93, Issue 191, p16
Reports on a study in the Journal of the American Medical Association on mortality rates of asthmatics. Statistics.
- Health & safety. // Australia's Parents;Feb/Mar97, Issue 97, p32
Announces the mortality rate for asthma in Australia as of June 1995.
- Other news. // Primary Care Respiratory Journal;Mar2012, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p120
The article offers news briefs related to asthma in Great Britain which include the national review of the deaths due to asthma, the new developments in the research strategy of Asthma UK and the applications for the 2012 Research Fellowship awards of Asthma UK.
- Age specific trends in asthma mortality in England and Wales, 1983-95: Results of an... Campbell, M.J.; Cogman, G.R. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);05/17/97, Vol. 314 Issue 7092, p1439
Focuses on trends in asthma mortality by age group in England and Wales during the years 1983 to 1995. Drop in asthma mortality in England and Wales; Mortality rates in people aged 65 and over.
- How to identify, help younger patients who are at risk for asthma death. Wagner, Mary H. // Modern Medicine;Aug97, Vol. 65 Issue 8, p44
Looks at a presentation during the 1997 meeting of the American Lung Association/American Thoracic Society which focused on young asthma patients who are at high risk for asthma death. Characteristics that identify those who have the highest risk; Steps which physicians can take to prevent...
- Prognosis in adult asthma: a national study. Markowe, H.L.J.; Bulpitt, C.J.; Shipley, M.J.; Rose, G.; Crombie, D.L.; Fleming, D.M. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);10/17/1987, Vol. 295 Issue 6604, p949
Studies the prognosis in adult asthma in Great Britain. List of predominant causes of excess mortality; Risk of death due to malignant neoplasms; Influence of gender on the mortality of asthma patients.
- Long-term Mortality Among Adults with Asthma. // Primary Care Reports;Sep2013, Vol. 19 Issue 9, p18
The article offers information on the primary causes of deaths in asthmatic adults such as the obstructive airways disease, and the degree of peripheral blood eosinophilia.