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Why I'm running the London Marathon 2018 for people with asthma

Hello! Let me introduce myself. My name is Joy and I am a respiratory registrar and researcher based in Swansea. I have always loved lungs! Why wouldn’t you? As a medical student I would see patients feeling breathless and have a need to make them feel better...
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Female hormones may be linked to asthma – new major review of evidence

A systematic review carried out by researchers at the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research highlights a link between asthma symptoms in women and fluctuations in female sex hormones...
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ARRISA-UK - calling Scottish GP practices!

Recruitment for the ARRISA-UK study is progressing well. 204 primary care practices across England, Wales and Scotland have signed up so far. The ARRISA team, based at the University of...
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ERS International Congress 2017 - Highlights from the Clinical Assembly

Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research members Professor Hilary Pinnock and Dr Luke Daines have contributed to a publication highlighting a selection of the scientific advances from the ERS Clinical...
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BMJ Thorax commentary explores key differences between BTS/SIGN and NICE asthma guidelines

Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research researcher Professor Hilary Pinnock is one of the authors of a commentary comparing national asthma guidelines...
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New PPI Excellence Award for Centre Members

The Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research is delighted to announce a competition to highlight the excellent Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) work happening across the Centre. We are inviting...
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It’s all about adherence – my experience at ESPACOMP 2017

The European Society for Patient Adherence, Compliance and Persistence (ESPACOMP) held their annual meeting in the beautiful city of Budapest in early December last year...
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Highlights of 2017 at the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research

Thank you to all at the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research for making 2017 another productive and successful year! Special thanks to our Patient and Public Involvement group who...
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Professor Aziz Sheikh receives Principal's Medal for Exceptional Service

Congratulations to our Centre Director, Professor Aziz Sheikh, who on Friday was officially awarded the University of Edinburgh Principal's Medal for Exceptional Service...
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Asthma outcomes show wide inequality gaps in Wales

There are significant inequalities in asthma in Wales, a study revealed. Researchers at Swansea University Medical School and the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research found wide gaps in asthma...
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