Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research

2022

The latest updates from the Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research

Centre presentations at ERS Congress 2022

ERS Congress 2022
Posters and presentions from Centre members at the European Respiratory Society Congress 2022

Systematic review: efficacy and characteristics of effective interventions to improve adherence to inhaled corticosteroids in children with asthma

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A systematic review finds adherence interventions in children with asthma have mixed effectiveness

Asthma in the older generation: increased challenges

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Older adults with asthma face extra challenges including multiple illnesses, medications and ageism from healthcare providers, study finds

Substantial and persistent reduction in asthma attacks across England over first 18 months of the COVID-19 pandemic, research finds

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A study of a national primary care database of nearly 10 million patients has found that rates of asthma attacks were up to 63% lower in 2020-21 than the previous 4 years

Cochrane Review: Asthma attacks may be cut by half with digital tools

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Digital interventions that help people take their asthma medication better may cut the risk of asthma attacks by half, review finds

Birthday Honours for Professor Sir Aziz Sheikh

Professor Sir Aziz Sheikh
Professor Sir Aziz Sheikh among this year's Birthday Honours list

IPCRG World Conference 2022 - Presentations from the Centre

IPCRG World Conference 2022
Presentations and Posters from the Centre at the 11th IPCRG World Conference

World Asthma Day 2022 – Closing gaps in asthma care: our work with children and young people

World Asthma Day 2022: Closing Gaps in Asthma Care
This World Asthma Day, we are reflecting on our work with children and young people over the last year and closing the gap for this group of people with asthma

Remote support for asthma self-management acceptable, safe and effective

Image of Emma Kinley with the text 'Publication: Remote support for asthma self-management acceptable, safe and effective
A systematic rapid realist review has shown that remote delivery of supported self-management provide multiple patient benefits