Asthma in the News

Common Respiratory Diseases Tied to Lung Cancer Risk

08/15/2014 - Chronic bronchitis, emphysema and pneumonia linked to risk in study, but not asthma, tuberculosis

When Colds, Flu Lead to Complications in Kids

08/04/2014 - About a third of children admitted to hospital for these infections develop respiratory issues, study finds

FDA Approves New Treatment for People With COPD

08/01/2014 - Striverdi Respimat is an inhaled spray that works by keeping airways relaxed, agency says

Older Women With Asthma Face Worse Health Outcomes

08/01/2014 - Making breathing issues a priority can help improve their overall condition, researchers say

Even Thinking an Odor is Harmful May Spur Asthma Symptoms

07/30/2014 - Study finds people's negative expectations can play a role in flare-ups

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


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