Tobacco Pipes as Dry Powder Asthma Inhalers – a feasibility study

In the absence of a purpose-made dry powder inhaler device (e.g. Spinhaler®) could asthma sufferers use a pipe? Researchers Tan Suwandecha, Kirksak Assawadarakorn and Teerapol Srichana of the Drug Delivery System Excellence Center and Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand, undertook a study in 2012 to assess the […]

Wandhekar’s sleep note

You must get unusual mail, people sometimes remark. Yes, we do. Here’s a note that arrived this past weekend: what is this? This is a sleeping position. Sleep at this position near about one hour … When asthma people sleep at this position near about one hour then they get more powerful result. Please sleep more […]

Mouse Allergens and the Presence of a Cat

Nature’s game of cat and mouse continues, with a newly discovered twist: “Housing and Allergens: A Pooled Analysis of Nine U.S. Studies,” Jonathan Wilson, Sherry L. Dixon, Patrick Breyss David Jacobs, Gary Adamkiewicz, Ginger L. Chew, Dorr Dearborn, James Krieger, Megan Sandel, and Adam Spanie, Environmental Research, vol. 110, no. 2, February 2010, pp. 189–98. […]

Use Rollercoaster to Counteract Facebook

Combining two recent reports in medical journals, one realizes that rollercoaster rides can be used to counteract the effects of Facebook, in the case of asthma sufferers, sometimes maybe. A 2006 report in the journal Behaviour Research and Therapy tells how rollercoaster rides were used to treat symptoms of asthma. (The Dutch authors of that […]