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  1. Video for Study measures risk second-hand smoke for infants
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    Study measures risk second-hand smoke for infants

    A University of Otago study has shown that exposure to second-hand smoke doubles rates of asthma and wheezing in infants.

  2. Video for World Asthma Day
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    World Asthma Day

    Today is World Asthma Day. Exercise NZ is encouraging asthma sufferers to look at physical activity as a means of reducing asthma this coming winter.   

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    Teacher's tool kit launched for World Asthma Day

    A new online teacher’s tool kit, the first of its kind, is to be launched in New Zealand today as part of World Asthma Day.

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    Asthma stats increase for Māori/Pacific Island children

    Parents are being warned to be more vigilant as a new report showing increasing numbers of Maori/Pacific Island children being hospitalised for the disease. 

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    A new Child and Adolescent Asthma Guideline has been developed

    A new set of Child and Adolescent Asthma Guidelines have been developed by a group of respiratory health experts and have been published in the New Zealand Medical Journal.

  6. Video for Research shows new asthma medicine is more effective
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    Research shows new asthma medicine is more effective

    A new study title the 2017 Salford Lung Study has found a recently funded asthma medicine called Breo Ellipta is more than twice as effective as the usual medication is taken by Māori suffering from asthma.

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    E-cigarettes and vaporisers not without risk- Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ

    The Asthma Foundation says unregulated e-cigarettes to reduce tobacco smoking is akin to introducing stoats to control rabbits. It follows the government's move to take a "less than harmful" stance to e-cigarettes and nicotine delivery products.

  8. Video for Mouldy, leaking homes lead to asthma development says research
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    Mouldy, leaking homes lead to asthma development says research

    Research from Otago University proves that leaking and mouldy homes may lead to the development of a first attack of asthma in young children living in them. 

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