Allergy & immunology
- Inhaled steroids work better for asthma when used continually. // Modern Medicine;Jul95, Vol. 63 Issue 7, p34
Reports on the effects of continuous inhaled steroid therapy in improving lung function in asthma based on a study by Daniel E. Banks presented at the International Conference of the American Lung Association and American Thoracic Society on May 20-24, 1995. Grouping of subjects; Monitoring of...
- Should steroids be the first line treatment for asthma? Strube, George; Rudolf, Michael // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);01/01/2000, Vol. 320 Issue 7226, p47
Debates the use of steroids as a first line treatment for asthma. Mechanism of action of steroids; Details on the treatment of asthma; Argument for early intervention with inhaled steroids.
- Asthma, steroids, and children. // Pediatrics for Parents;1993, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p1
Reports on research findings that indicate inhaled steroids as being both safe and effective medication for children with asthma. Cited from the `American Review of Respiratory Diseases,' August 1992.
- Asking about asthma and steroids. R.M.D. // Cortlandt Forum;05/25/97, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p91
Answers questions about the long-acting intramuscular steroid injections in the treatment of asthma. Duration of the treatment; Patients that are most likely to benefit from the treatment.
- Regular use of inhaled steroids cuts hospital admission rates. // Primary Health Care;Nov2002, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p7
Discusses results of a research study on the positive effects of the regular use of inhaled steroids among asthma patients. reduction of hospital admissions; Role of nurses in providing support and advice to patients on inhaled steroids.
- Allergy & immunology. // Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Aug97 Supplement, Vol. 20, pS4
Presents an abstract of the research manuscript `Therapeutic `efficiency': A benefit-risk assessment of high dose budesonide (BUD) therapy,' by J.H. Toogood, S. Drekic and J. Baskerville from the University of Western Ontario. Inhaled-steroids in the treatment of asthma.
- Clinical pharmacology. // Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Aug97 Supplement, Vol. 20, pS10
Presents an abstract of the research manuscript `A meta-analysis of the efficacy and safety of inhaled steroids for the treatment of asthma,' by K. Trakas, P.I. Oh et al from the University of Toronto.
- Steroids, asthma and height. // Pediatrics for Parents;1997, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p5
Focuses on the study on the effect of steroid treatment of asthma on the growth of children published in the `Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.' Lack of effect of steroid treatment on the height of the children; Assurance of the effectiveness of steroids in the treatment of asthma.
- Inhaled steroids can be stopped periodically for some asthma, COPD patients. // Modern Medicine;Oct95, Vol. 63 Issue 10, p49
Presents an abstract of the article `Periodic Treatment Regimens With Inhaled Steroids in Asthma or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Is It Possible?' by C.P. Van Schayck, P.J.J. Van Den Broek, J.J. Den Otter, et al from the `Journal of the American Medical Association' dated July 12, 1995.