Hello HealthCentral friends, HealthCentral is proud to announce our upcoming interview with Jo Frost, aka Nanny Jo, aka the Supernanny, on June 15th! We are honored to be able to have Ms. Frost as a guest and indulge in all the experience and knowledge she has about child rearing, health and exercise, and the ever dangerous potty-training;... Read more
The FDA issued an update on 1/13/09 regarding their saftey review of Singulair. They stated that they reviewed data from 41 placebo-controlled trials with almost 18,000 patients and there was one adult patient (o.o1%) out of 9929 patients treated with Singulair who had suicidal thoughts and there were NO suicides. This appears to be... Read more
What used to be considered a childhood disease is no longer as more and more adults are being diagnosed with asthma. Of course, thousands of children are still being diagnosed with some level of asthma severity. But joining the ranks of those living with asthma are adults, primarily women. Who knows exactly what is causing this trend. Some... Read more
Earlier this year many Singulair users got a scare when the FDA announced it was investigating the asthma drug for links to suicidal thoughts and suicide attempts.
But researchers for the American Lung Association Tuesday announced that they've found no link between the asthma drug Singulair and an increased risk of suicide and... Read more
Have you seen the brand-new asthma website, Azma.com? The free site offers four-day forecasts by zip code -- you can check conditions where you live, vacation, plan to relocate, or even where your kids go to college. It also has opt-in asthma alert emails and an air quality index, plus current asthma educational information and news all... Read more