Physiotherapists could soon be given the same right to prescribe medicines to patients as nurses and pharmacists
Doctors in Manchester and Glasgow have begun treating asthma patients with a pioneering treatment described as having the effect of “melting away” muscle in the airways.
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The revelation that David Beckham has suffered from asthma since he was a child, prompted the player to play down fears that he could struggle in the thin air he would encounter at the World Cup in South Africa, where six venues are 3,000 feet or more above sea level
“The findings add to a wealth of evidence linking a lack of exercise and being overweight with an increased risk of asthma, but this study is the first to directly link sedentary behaviour at a very young age to a higher risk of asthma later in childhood.