Asthma News Articles

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Oct 20, 2014
Some Lung Patients Buy Cigarettes Along With Meds at Pharmacies: Study
To end this paradoxical practice, certain drug stores no longer sell tobacco products
Oct 6, 2014
Fetal Exposure to Plastics Chemical Tied to Breathing Ills in Kids
Expert recommends pregnant women avoid canned foods, plastics containing BPA
Oct 3, 2014
Docs Offer Advice for Combating Respiratory Virus That's Striking Kids
Proper hygiene, including frequent hand washing, is important -- especially for children with asthma
Oct 1, 2014
New Clues to How Colds Can Spur Asthma Attacks
Finding provides new target for drug development, experts say
Sep 23, 2014
Job Worries Can Raise Asthma Risk, Study Says
Findings support idea that work-related stress contributes to development of respiratory disorder
Sep 22, 2014
Health Woes to Worsen Due to Climate Change, Study Warns
Experts predict surge in breathing problems, infections and food shortages
Sep 17, 2014
Prenatal Exposure to Chemicals in Plastics Linked to Asthma Risk in Kids
Association between phthalates and lung disorder needs additional research, study authors say
Sep 16, 2014
Combo Therapy Best for COPD: Study
Researchers found two-drug regimen cut death, hospitalization rates for the respiratory disease
Sep 12, 2014
Few Students With Asthma, Allergies Have School Emergency Plan
Schools must be well prepared to deal with life-threatening reactions, researchers caution
Sep 8, 2014
Smoking Before Fatherhood May Raise Asthma Risk in Kids: Study
But no similar association was found between mother and children
Sep 8, 2014
Putting Baby to Sleep on Animal Fur May Lower Asthma Risk: Study
Researchers suggest contact with natural microbes may offer protection
Sep 4, 2014
Health Tip: Things That Can Trigger Asthma
Tobacco smoke is among the most common
Aug 15, 2014
Common Respiratory Diseases Tied to Lung Cancer Risk
Chronic bronchitis, emphysema and pneumonia linked to risk in study, but not asthma, tuberculosis
Aug 4, 2014
When Colds, Flu Lead to Complications in Kids
About a third of children admitted to hospital for these infections develop respiratory issues, study finds
Aug 1, 2014
FDA Approves New Treatment for People With COPD
Striverdi Respimat is an inhaled spray that works by keeping airways relaxed, agency says
Aug 1, 2014
Older Women With Asthma Face Worse Health Outcomes
Making breathing issues a priority can help improve their overall condition, researchers say
Jul 30, 2014
Even Thinking an Odor is Harmful May Spur Asthma Symptoms
Study finds people's negative expectations can play a role in flare-ups
Jul 22, 2014
Obesity During Pregnancy Linked to Raised Asthma Risk in Kids
Threat of respiratory disease may be up to 30 percent higher, study suggests
Jul 18, 2014
Health Tip: Thwart Mold at Home
Address any leaks or damp areas
Jul 3, 2014
Health Tip: Take it Easy on Chemical Cleaners
Especially if a family member has asthma
Jul 2, 2014
New Inhaled Drug Shows Promise Against Asthma, Allergies
Quilizumab quells production of protein that triggers reaction to allergens, researchers report
Jun 19, 2014
U.S. Health Snapshots: Insurance Coverage Expands, but Gaps Remain
Federal reports capture nation's pre-Obamacare health status and health-care coverage
Jun 6, 2014
Too-Clean Homes May Encourage Child Allergies, Asthma: Study
Exposure to a little dust, dander in infancy might prime tots' immune systems, research finds
Jun 5, 2014
Yoga May Not Help Ease Asthma, Study Suggests
But ancient practice not harmful and can improve overall health, experts say
May 22, 2014
Costs a Barrier to Asthma Care for Some Kids
High co-pays prevent some children from seeing a doctor or getting needed meds, study finds
May 19, 2014
Children's Asthma Linked to Air Pollution in 2nd Trimester: Study
Preliminary research finds timing of exposure an important element
May 19, 2014
Vitamin D Supplements May Not Help Ease Asthma
Study did suggest the nutrient might help lower patients' dependence on inhaled steroids
May 15, 2014
Study Probes Link Between Early Antibiotic Use, Asthma
Infants given these meds may have both poor immunity and genetic risk for asthma, findings suggest
May 8, 2014
Climate Change Will Make Breathing in Summer Harder: Study
As weather warms, some areas in U.S. will have many high ozone days
May 7, 2014
Asthma Linked to Bone Loss in Study
Reason for connection isn't clear, experts say
May 5, 2014
FDA Panel Says No to Over-the-Counter Allergy Drug Singulair
Experts expressed relief at the decision, citing safety concerns
Apr 21, 2014
Apr 15, 2014
Nonwhites Exposed to More Air Pollution: Study
More nitrogen dioxide from exhaust fumes, power plants could mean increased deaths from heart disease, researchers say
Mar 28, 2014
Smoking Bans Linked to Drop in Premature Births, Kids' Asthma Attacks
Smoke-free policies offer health benefits for people of all ages, study authors say
Mar 27, 2014
Traffic Smog Tied to Hospital Stays for White Kids With Asthma
Among black kids in study, other factors appeared to play bigger role in asthma rehospitalizations
Mar 22, 2014
Allergy Season Springs Into Bloom
Allergist outlines ways to minimize effects of pollen
Mar 13, 2014
Preterm Birth May Raise Child's Asthma Risk, Study Suggests
The more premature the delivery, the higher the odds for respiratory trouble, researchers found
Mar 10, 2014
September Peak Month for Kids' Asthma Flares: Study
Experts say rise in allergy triggers, summer medication 'breaks' and back-to-school virus exposure may all contribute
Feb 28, 2014
Common Asthma Meds May Raise Sleep Apnea Risk, Study Says
Preliminary finding saw possible link between certain inhaler drugs and the sleep disorder, but more research needed
Feb 6, 2014HDTV Article
Premature Babies and Adult Sleep Apnea
Are premature babies at higher risk for breathing problems in adulthood?
Feb 4, 2014
Expectant Mothers' Colds May Affect Baby
Exposures in womb might raise risk of asthma, allergies in childhood, study suggests
Feb 3, 2014
Black Children, Teens More Likely to Return to Hospital for Asthma: Study
Financial, social hardships were biggest reasons why, researchers report
Jan 28, 2014
Premature Birth Linked to Asthma, Wheezing in Childhood
Study suggests respiratory problems don't improve with age in these kids
Jan 22, 2014
Much More Must Be Done to Lower Smoking Rates, Experts Say
American Lung Association points to legislative inaction by states, stronger push by Big Tobacco
Jan 20, 2014
Testing for Smoke Exposure May Predict Rehospitalization for Asthma
Study found kids subjected to secondhand smoke are more than twice as likely to be readmitted
Jan 18, 2014
Many Asthma Patients Don't Stick to Treatment Plan, Study Finds
Better communication with their doctors might improve outcomes, researchers say
Jan 16, 2014
Health Tip: Pay Attention to Air Pollution
Avoid outdoors when air quality is poor
Jan 10, 2014
Less Variety in Babies' Gut Bacteria May Lead to Asthma Risk
Swedish study followed 47 infants for 7 years
Jan 8, 2014
Ultramarathoners: How's Their Health?
Researchers launch long-term study of these intense runners
Dec 16, 2013
Dogs May Guard Babies Against Asthma, Allergies
Researchers working with mice found presence of a pet reduced immune system response to allergens
Dec 11, 2013
Probiotics Don't Prevent Childhood Asthma, Study Finds
But they may have other benefits, including prevention of eczema
Dec 6, 2013
Nebulizers May Not Deliver Full Drug Dose to Kids With Asthma
Small study found less than one-quarter of the medicine makes it to the lungs
Dec 5, 2013
Too Few Americans With Asthma Are Getting Flu Shots, CDC Says
Report finds only half of this high-risk group gets immunized
Nov 14, 2013
Women With Asthma May Take Longer to Get Pregnant: Study
They ultimately had same number of children as women without the respiratory condition
Nov 14, 2013HDTV Article
Asthma and Fertility
Women with asthma may take longer to get pregnant, study finds.
Nov 8, 2013
Cat Allergies Double Among Asthma Sufferers, Study Reveals
Experts say findings may lead to improvements in diagnosis and treatment
Nov 8, 2013
Study: Women at Higher Risk for Allergies, Asthma
Reasons for gender difference are unclear
Nov 1, 2013
Few Parents Use Kids' Asthma Meds Correctly: Study
The result: inaccurate dosing and uncontrolled symptoms
Oct 29, 2013
Last Two Ozone-Depleting Inhalers Being Phased Out
Deadline is Dec. 31, but FDA urges asthma patients to switch to eco-friendly versions now
Oct 21, 2013
Health Tip: Create an Asthma Action Plan
Here's what it should include
Sep 27, 2013
Health Tip: Dealing With a Child's Cough
Many times, it won't require medical treatment
Sep 27, 2013
Health Tip: Exercising Despite Allergies and Asthma
Make sure you take your medication first
Sep 21, 2013
Child's Chronic Illness Can Affect the Whole Family
Care demands can create more stress than severity of illness, researchers say
Sep 18, 2013
Geography, Income Determine Health Care in U.S., Report Says
'We are often two Americas,' according to Commonwealth Fund
Sep 16, 2013
Asthma Care Critical During Pregnancy, Study Finds
Close monitoring needed, regardless of severity, researchers say
Sep 10, 2013
Smoking Plus Asthma in Pregnancy May Make for 'Dangerous Situation'
The risk of poor health outcomes for mother and baby shouldn't be underestimated, researchers say
Sep 3, 2013
More Menopausal Women Hospitalized for Asthma, Study Finds
Biggest discrepancy in rates between men and women seen during 40s and 50s
Aug 8, 2013
Many Kids With Asthma Live With Secondhand Smoke: CDC
These children have worse symptoms and more outbreaks, experts warn
Aug 7, 2013
Obese Kids More Likely to Have Asthma, With Worse Symptoms
Study analyzed medical records of more than 600,000 children
Aug 5, 2013
Mother's Asthma During Pregnancy May Raise Child's Health Risks
Large study of Danish women followed their children up to age 6
Aug 5, 2013HDTV Article
Asthma and Pregnancy
When an expectant mom has asthma, what are the possible long-term effects on her child?
Jul 30, 2013
One in Five Kids May 'Outgrow' Asthma
Study found girls, those with animal allergies less likely to stop wheezing as they aged
Jul 24, 2013
Study of Genetic Condition May Yield Clues to Cause of Allergies
Results from kids with Loeys-Dietz syndrome might help guide treatment of all allergic diseases, researchers say
Jul 23, 2013
Poll: U.S. Adults Support Smoking Ban in Cars With Kids
3 of 4 also agree homes of children with asthma, other lung problems should be smoke-free
Jul 10, 2013
5 Things Kids Should Tell Their Asthma Doctor
Experts list key topics to discuss for optimum care
Jun 28, 2013
Genetic Risks for Asthma May Persist Into Adulthood
Continued disease, quality-of-life issues remain more likely, study found
Jun 8, 2013
Summer Camp Health Tips for Parents
How to keep water sports from causing skin infections and other expert advice
Jun 5, 2013
Recession Forced Cutbacks in Care for Special Needs Kids: Study
Some families curtailed dental visits, medicines for children with chronic health problems
Jun 3, 2013
Health Tip: Is Your Asthma Getting Worse?
Symptoms may become more severe
May 21, 2013
Sleepless Nights May Hurt School Performance of Kids With Asthma
Problems included carelessness, difficulty staying awake, study finds
May 16, 2013
Most Americans Say 'No' to Smoking in Their Homes, Cars
4 out of 5 adults have household bans, but millions of people still breathe secondhand smoke, CDC says
May 15, 2013
May 7, 2013
For Pregnant Smokers, Vitamin C Might Help Babies' Lungs
Small study suggests infants of women who take supplements have lower risk of wheezing
May 7, 2013
Some Blackboard Chalks Might Spur Allergies in Kids: Study
Protein used in common classroom item may cause reaction in kids with milk allergies
May 4, 2013
Trees Plus Man-Made Pollution Creates Smog, Study Suggests
Interaction between pollution and molecules produced by nature may lead to lung cancer, researchers say
May 3, 2013
Health Tip: Help Prevent Exercise-Induced Asthma
Breathe through your nose to warm the air
Apr 29, 2013
Allergies: As American as Apple Pie?
U.S.-born children more likely to have asthma, hay fever and eczema than foreign-born kids, study finds
Apr 27, 2013
Protect Your Kids From Pollen Allergies: Expert
Tips for keeping allergens away from their skin, out of air in your home
Apr 22, 2013
Insurance Loss Hampers Young People With Asthma
Harvard researchers report on impact of health insurance in youths' disease management
Apr 12, 2013
Breathing Problem Sometimes Misdiagnosed in Athletes
Study finds vocal cord disorder can be confused with asthma
Apr 2, 2013
Got Asthma? Odds Are You Have an Allergy Too
Study found many U.S. adults suffer from both
Mar 29, 2013
EPA Proposes Cleaner Fuel, Car Standards
Regulations will prevent thousands of early deaths, hospitalizations, agency says
Mar 27, 2013
Genes and Early Wheezing Tied to Childhood Asthma Risk
Common cold symptom increased odds for asthma in study
Mar 26, 2013
Oral Allergy Treatment May Ease Asthma, Hay Fever, Study Finds
This under-the-tongue alternative to shots is used in Europe, but not approved in U.S.
Mar 16, 2013
Nip Springtime Allergies in the Bud
It's easier to prevent allergic symptoms than stop them, expert says
Mar 4, 2013
Combo Inhaler May Give Better Relief for Some With Asthma
Inhalers containing both rescue and preventive drugs helped patients with moderate to severe condition in studies
Mar 1, 2013
Plastics Chemical BPA Tied to Higher Asthma Risk in Kids
While study did not show cause and effect, expert said it's best to avoid exposure
Feb 25, 2013
C-Section May Raise Child's Risk of Allergies, Asthma: Study
Natural delivery appears to expose babies to beneficial bacteria, researchers say
Feb 22, 2013
A Few Extra Pounds May Harm Lung Function in Black, Hispanic Kids
Differences in body fat distribution could boost asthma rates in some minorities, study says
Feb 18, 2013
Lower Lung Function in Infancy Linked to Wheeze in Adulthood
Smoking also played key role in respiratory trouble for young adults, study found