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All articles from: September, 2013

Study: 25 percent of asthma patients at National Jewish Health were misdiagnosed

According to Medical Xpress, an online health resource, National Jewish Health determined that 25 percent of of the patients it treated from 2005 through 2008 didn’t have asthma, while 70 percent had other untreated and undiagnosed conditions in addition to the chronic respiratory disease.

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Wearing sunglasses may help with seasonal allergies

According to Men’s Health News, researchers in Turkey recently determined that wearing sunglasses outside during daylight had a positive effect on allergy patients.

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Examining the two most common types of allergy tests

In this post, we’ll examine the two most common types of allergy tests.

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Researchers identify gene linked to asthma symptoms

Researchers from the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) recently announced that they have discovered a link between ORMDL3, a gene that affects an individual’s susceptibility to asthma, and the airway inflammation that people who have the disease often experience during an attack.

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