The latest updates from the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research
High-intensity interval training for adolescents with asthma: effective at increasing aerobic fitness but no influence on arterial stiffness or clustered cardiometabolic risk
Two studies from researchers at the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research have found that high-intensity interval training was well-tolerated by adolescents with asthma but did not influence the firming of the walls of the arteries
Algorithm to predict asthma crisis events acceptable
The algorithm can successfully identify people who are at risk of A&E attendance, hospitalisation or even death due to their asthma
Use of templates in long-term condition reviews act as reminder tools but can restrict patient-centred care, study suggests
A systematic review explored the impact of long-term condition review templates on process and health outcomes, and views around their use in consultations
Internet-of-Things systems can be trusted to support a range of asthma self-management tasks, research suggests
Artificial intelligence can be trusted to help patients manage their asthma at home, but more confidence in these systems is needed
Congratulations to our recent PhD completions!
Congratulations to former PhD students, Luke Daines and Holly Tibble on their recent completions!
Barriers to implementing asthma self-management in Malaysian primary care
There are significant challenges in the implementation of supported asthma self-management in primary care practice in Malaysia.
Dr Tracy Jackson appointed Centre PPI Co-lead
We interviewed Dr Tracy Jackson on her passion for Patient and Public Involvement and her appointment as Centre PPI Co-lead
New research to study impact of air pollution on children’s brain development and mental health
Researchers awarded £300,000 grant to study the impact of air pollution on children’s brain function and mental health
Centre Speakers at the 10th IPCRG World Conference
Members of the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research are presenting at the 10th International Primary Care Respiratory Group World Conference
Vitamin D supplementation reduces the risk of acute respiratory infections, study suggests
An updated meta-analysis of trials of vitamin D supplementation finds a small reduction in the risk of acute respiratory infection