Asthma in the News

Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids

07/22/2014 - Threat of respiratory disease may be up to 30 percent higher, study suggests

Health Tip: Thwart Mold at Home

07/18/2014 - Address any leaks or damp areas

Health Tip: Take it Easy on Chemical Cleaners

07/03/2014 - Especially if a family member has asthma

New Inhaled Drug Shows Promise Against Asthma, Allergies

07/02/2014 - Quilizumab quells production of protein that triggers reaction to allergens, researchers report

U.S. Health Snapshots: Insurance Coverage Expands, but Gaps Remain

06/19/2014 - Federal reports capture nation's pre-Obamacare health status and health-care coverage

Too-Clean Homes May Encourage Child Allergies, Asthma: Study

06/06/2014 - Exposure to a little dust, dander in infancy might prime tots' immune systems, research finds

Yoga May Not Help Ease Asthma, Study Suggests

06/05/2014 - But ancient practice not harmful and can improve overall health, experts say

Costs a Barrier to Asthma Care for Some Kids

05/22/2014 - High co-pays prevent some children from seeing a doctor or getting needed meds, study finds

Children's Asthma Linked to Air Pollution in 2nd Trimester: Study

05/19/2014 - Preliminary research finds timing of exposure an important element

Vitamin D Supplements May Not Help Ease Asthma

05/19/2014 - Study did suggest the nutrient might help lower patients' dependence on inhaled steroids

Study Probes Link Between Early Antibiotic Use, Asthma

05/15/2014 - Infants given these meds may have both poor immunity and genetic risk for asthma, findings suggest

Climate Change Will Make Breathing in Summer Harder: Study

05/08/2014 - As weather warms, some areas in U.S. will have many high ozone days

Asthma Linked to Bone Loss in Study

05/07/2014 - Reason for connection isn't clear, experts say

FDA Panel Says No to Over-the-Counter Allergy Drug Singulair

05/05/2014 - Experts expressed relief at the decision, citing safety concerns

Health Tip: Getting Rid of Dust Mites

04/21/2014 - Keep your home clean

Nonwhites Exposed to More Air Pollution: Study

04/15/2014 - More nitrogen dioxide from exhaust fumes, power plants could mean increased deaths from heart disease, researchers say

Smoking Bans Linked to Drop in Premature Births, Kids' Asthma Attacks

03/28/2014 - Smoke-free policies offer health benefits for people of all ages, study authors say

Traffic Smog Tied to Hospital Stays for White Kids With Asthma

03/27/2014 - Among black kids in study, other factors appeared to play bigger role in asthma rehospitalizations

Allergy Season Springs Into Bloom

03/22/2014 - Allergist outlines ways to minimize effects of pollen

Preterm Birth May Raise Child's Asthma Risk, Study Suggests

03/13/2014 - The more premature the delivery, the higher the odds for respiratory trouble, researchers found


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Asthma is more common in boys than girls.