News and Events: Research

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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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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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Review of the Prediction Modelling for Clinical Medicine Symposium

Held on Tuesday 24th April, the Prediction Modelling for Clinical Medicine Symposium was organised and chaired by Luke Daines, a fellow Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research (AUKCAR) PhD student...
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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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New travel fellowships awarded to PhD students

New travel fellowships awarded to PhD students We are delighted to award three Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research PhD students with travel fellowships to support their participation at international...
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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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