Asthma symptoms in children, adults, and more

Symptoms can vary from person to person and range from mild to severe. People may only experience symptoms in certain situations, such as when exercising. In some cases, asthma can be life-threatening. In this article, we discuss the symptoms of asthma in children, adults, and other groups, such as older…

Walgreens worst violator in tobacco sales to minors, FDA says

(HealthDay)—Walgreens’ high rate of violations for selling tobacco products to minors has led U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., to ask for a meeting with the company to discuss the issue. In a statement Thursday, Gottlieb said that he is “deeply disturbed that a single pharmacy chain…

Diagnostic delays common in inflammatory bowel disease

(HealthDay)—Diagnostic delays are common in inflammatory bowel disease, with 68 percent of patients reporting a delay in diagnosis, according to a study presented at the 2019 Crohn’s & Colitis Congress, held from Feb. 7 to 9 in Las Vegas. Zane Gallinger, M.D., from Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, and colleagues…

Sleep apnea creates gaps in life memories: study

People with sleep apnea struggle to remember details of memories from their own lives, potentially making them vulnerable to depression, new research has shown. Estimated to affect more than 936 million people worldwide, obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a serious condition that occurs when a person’s breathing is interrupted during…