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Could cleaning products and materials be a major trigger for adult/occupational asthma?

Recent research carried out by Imperial College London’s National Heart and Lung Institute and funded by Asthma UK and The Colt Foundation has found strong evidence of a link between cleaning jobs and the risk of developing asthma. Researchers at … Continue reading

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New standards of care for occupational asthma

Asthma is a disease that causes inflammation and narrowing of the breathing passages of the lungs. Individuals with asthma are highly sensitive to various ‘triggers’ that lead to inflammation of the airways. Common asthma triggers include: pollens; animal dander; viral … Continue reading

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Occupational asthma – new guidance for doctors when diagnosing patients

New guidance published in the Journal of Clinical Medicine at the end of last month has called on doctors to explore the potential job-related causes of asthma when diagnosing patients. The guidance also recommends that doctors seek consent from sufferers … Continue reading

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