Professor Sejal Saglani and her team at Imperial College London are exploring whether there’s something about farmyards that can prevent kids from developing asthma. In her blog, she tells us about what preschool wheeze is, and how her project is investigating farmyards for potential treatments for childhood asthma.
Dr Andy, our in-house GP shares his top tips on how people with asthma can love their lungs and keep well this summer.
It’s Love Your Lungs Week, and we’re sharing stories of people who have been loving their lungs over the past year, and how they will continue to do so. Lauren was diagnosed with asthma in her early twenties and says that it improved over lockdown. Read her story.
Watch the latest episode of the Hope Machine and discover more about the research funded by donations to Asthma UK. In this episode we meet Professor Sejal Saglani, who is investigating whether farmyard dust can stop kids from developing asthma. You’ll also meet Dr John Blaikley whose research is investigating […]
Dr Hannah Durrington is a consultant in respiratory medicine and a senior clinical lecturer at the University of Manchester. She has a particular interest in how our body clock (officially known as our circadian rhythm) can affect asthma symptoms. Asthma UK are proud to have supported some of Hannah’s research. […]
We produce our asthma action plans in a range of different languages, including Arabic, Bengali and Chinese. These translations have been approved by multilingual professionals - download an action plan for free on our website. Let us know if you found our downloadable asthma action plan useful by sharing your comments in the section below.
Watch our in-house GP, Dr Andy’s new quick tips on lung health video where he discusses when breathing tests such as spirometry will restart.
Olivia has severe asthma and has been volunteering for Asthma UK since she was a little girl. She started off fundraising back in the nineties when the charity was called the National Asthma Campaign and has now been involved for over 25 years. Here she tells us all about her […]
Our in house GP, Dr Andy, talks about the latest changes to the COVID-19 restrictions and how to stay safe, as well as what to expect when getting your vaccine. He also talks about how you can manage breathlessness and shares some useful hay fever tips. Watch now.
Claire Fisher, Asthma UK and British Lung Foundation Respiratory Nurse, shares some top tips on how to deal with allergies if you have asthma. Read more.