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Schools join research into the effect of air pollution on children’s health

Over 3,000 primary school children in polluted areas of London and Luton will have their lung health monitored over a four-year period in a new international study led by Queen...
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At-risk children with asthma

A new study published today shows that previous asthma attacks, persistent symptoms and poor access to care were associated with substantially increased risk of asthma attacks in children. Professor Hilary...
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Courses in asthma and allergy from Imperial College

Advertisement on behalf of Imperial College Imperial College offer a range of courses in Allergy tailored to your career ambitions. From intensive short courses in allergic airways diseases and rhinitis...
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New AUKCAR Travel Fellowships for AUKCAR PhD students

New AUKCAR Travel Fellowships for AUKCAR PhD students AUKCAR is now welcoming applications to a competitive call for £300 bursaries to attend a conference in 2018.The bursaries can go towards...
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PLEASANT news

Findings from the PLEASANT trial have recently been published in the BMJ. The study found that the intervention increased the number of prescriptions collected by 30% in August and reduced...
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Paper explores variations in asthma mortality, hospital admissions and prevalence by socioeconomic status and region in England

The UK has some of the highest asthma mortality rates in the world amongst high-income countries in younger age groups, including the highest asthma admission rates in Europe and the highest rates of asthma symptoms in children globally...
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Christos Stefanidis elected as new student representative

Congratulations Christos Stefanidis, who has recently been elected as Student Representative 2018-19 for the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research...
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Gwyn Davies honoured for her research in respiratory medicine

Congratulations to Gwyn Davies, who has recently been promoted to the position of Professor of Respiratory Medicine at Swansea University...
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Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) Platform selected for test bed project by the Public Involvement Standards Development Partnership

Launched today by the Public Involvement Standards Development Partnership, the six national standards serve as a description of what effective public involvement in research looks like...
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Highlights of the Annual Scientific Meeting 2018 (23-24 January, Bristol)

A huge thank you to all of our members and guests who contributed to another successful Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research Annual Scientific Meeting!...
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