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Mild asthma can be controlled without preventers

A recent study has shown that the least amount of medication used to control asthma, the better, including the ongoing use of preventative drugs. However, this recommendation does not include all asthma sufferers, particularly chronic, severe asthmatics. The researchers found that mild asthmatics in the trial did not perceive any difference in three different types of treatment, which supported the use of symptomatic medication sparingly.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by The Medical Post

Related Disease Topics:

  • Asthma
  • Chronic severe asthma
  • Mild asthma

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About: Mild asthma can be controlled without preventers

Date: 30 May 2005

Source: The Medical Post

URL: http://www.macleans.ca/topstories/health/article.jsp?content=20050530_103619_6088

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