Toxic Smog Health Warning For Asthma Sufferers And Elderly

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Britain has been placed on a health alert because a potentially dangerous cloud of air pollution is blowing over the country. Experts said the smog...

Why Asthma Could Cost Holidaymakers £45,000

Beth Macer | Posted 29.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Beth Macer

If you are taken ill on holiday, depending on the condition, you could see yourself being charged thousands and even hundreds of thousands of pounds for medical treatment and the cost of being flown home could cost up to £45,000 just for the ride!

Psychologists Can Help Greatly With Asthma Symptoms And Attacks

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Doctors have found input from a psychologist can significantly reduce symptoms and hospital admissions among patients with severe asthma. Around 10...

What an Asthma Attack Feels Like When There's No One Who'll Help

Catherine Lux | Posted 11.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Catherine Lux

You don't fully appreciate the simple act of breathing until you can no longer do it. You do it so often that you don't need to remember to do it, your body does it automatically. Until you have an asthma attack.

This Is Why You Shouldn't Let Your Toddler Climb Into Bed With You

PA / The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Toddlers who climb into bed with their parents are more likely to suffer from asthma in later childhood, according to a new study. The same associa...

How Asthma Sufferers Are Putting Themselves At Risk

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

With 5.4 million asthma sufferers in the UK (that's one in every five households), chances are everyone knows somebody with the condition. But des...

Are Asthma Patients Getting The Right Treatment?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

More than a million people suffering from asthma are missing out on key yearly checks, a charity has warned. New analysis by charity Asthma UK foun...

This May Stunt Your Child's Growth

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

According to the NHS over 1.1 million children in the UK have asthma and the condition is usually managed with the use of inhalers. But new resear...

Dairy Products: Essential to Good Health? Or The Cause of Disease?

Liberty Forrest | Posted 23.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Liberty Forrest

How on earth can cow's milk be considered an essential part of our diet when its purpose is to feed calves until they are old enough to be weaned? How does it make any sense at all that people are supposed to have it? Just because we have been doing it for centuries does not mean it is rational or good for us; it just means it was an available food source at some point, and has since become an acceptable part of the human diet.

This Super Jab Could Be The Answer To Your Hayfever And Eczema Nightmares

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 23.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Suffering from asthma or eczema can have a serious impact on a person's work, social life and overall wellbeing, but all that could be about to change...

Why Asthma Kills

Anna Murphy | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Anna Murphy

Every year approximately 1400 people die from asthma in the UK, more than the number of deaths from asthma in Austria, Finland, Sweden, Poland and Por...

Exposing Your Baby To Germs Could Help Prevent Asthma

PA | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

As a new parent, your instinct can be to wrap your baby up in cotton wool and shield them from the world. But new research suggests that bugs invad...

Sahara Dust Set To Disperse At Last

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK

Air pollution levels remain high across parts of England and Wales but are expected to reduce late Friday. The Department for Environment, Food and...

Spike In 999 Calls For Breathing Problems, As Smog Blankets London

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK

The London Ambulance Service saw a 14% rise in 999 calls for patients with breathing problems yesterday and is still experiencing higher volumes of ca...

Experts Warns Asthmatics As Sahara Rain Smog Continues

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2014 | UK

Record levels of air pollution will continue to plague the UK, and could cause problems for asthmatics, experts have warned. A perfect storm of dus...

Incredible But True: Sahara Dust Can Bring Not Just Haze But Also Disease

Terry Ally | Posted 01.06.2014 | UK
Terry Ally

Huge clouds of Saharan dust arriving in the UK may not only make the place hazy or smoggy but it could also bring upper respiratory tract infections such as asthma, runny noses, itchy eyes, and breathing difficulties. It is not the actual dust that impacts the health of humans but the bacterial and fungal spores which travel with dust clouds...

'A Horror Story'

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.08.2013 | UK

The organs of a British man who died in Bermuda were removed without the consent or knowledge of his family - and have never been found, an inquest ha...

Would You Swallow A Fish Filled With Medicine To Cure Your Asthma?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle

At this time of year, those suffering from asthma can find their condition becomes dramatically worse. As the pollen count rises, so do our allergic r...

Half Of Asthma Sufferers Take Life-Threatening Risks

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Asthma sufferers have been urged to be more vigilant after a poll found that half of those with the condition do not think they are at risk of a poten...

Is Your Job Giving You Asthma?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Cleaners, farmers and hairdressers are more likely to suffer from asthma than other workers because of their jobs, scientists suggest. They found t...

Air Pollution Kills: So Why Is the British Government Trying to Water Down Legislation?

Keith Taylor | Posted 16.03.2013 | UK Politics
Keith Taylor

Breathing polluted air has become second only to smoking in the health damage it causes... A recent government scientific report revealed that UK air pollution causes 29,000 deaths and contributes to over 200,000 premature deaths per year.

Gay Meat and Guns

Scott Capurro | Posted 17.02.2013 | UK Comedy
Scott Capurro

When I was in California in July, my sister showed me her gun. She lives in a wealthy, predominately white suburb, and she keeps the gun polished and loaded to defend herself and her family against lunatics who also have guns.

Why NICE Mustn't Withdraw Severe Asthma Treatment That Gave Me My Life Back

Sophie May | Posted 23.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sophie May

The doctors at the hospital sat my mother down and told her there was nothing else they could do, that my body was shutting down and that I was going to die. That was it - I was going to die because of asthma. It sounds crazy but sadly over 1100 people do die from asthma every year.

Could Drying Clothes Indoors Lead To Asthma?

PA | Posted 02.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Drying laundry inside the home could pose health risks, according to a study. Research carried out by the Mackintosh Environmental Architecture Res...

Should Smoking In Your Own Car Be Banned?

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.10.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Researchers have backed a proposal to ban smoking in private cars after they found that the habit produces pollutants which could be harmful to passen...