What Asthma Can Teach Us!

It’s World Asthma Day today so a perfect time to look back, reflect and take stock! the word “asthma” originates from Greek meaning short of breath the standard treatment for hundreds of years was coffee – it contains the natural anti-asthmatic compound theobromine (also found in chocolate, cola and tea) Sir William Osler, considered to be the […]

More than 50% of Children are Misdiagnosed as Asthmatic

A recent British study suggests that many people are routinely misdiagnosed as asthmatic. More than one million children have been diagnosed with asthma in Britain, but the new study suggests more than half may not have the chronic lung condition and could be at risk from the side effects of their medication. Over-diagnoses leads to […]