Richmond, Virginia has been selected as 2013’s most challenging place to live with asthma. Did your city make the list?
Schools close to highways are setting off asthma attacks in kids. Inside an important new urban planning issue.
Three-quarters of patients with asthma and sensitivity to Aspirin are getting asthma flare-ups from alcohol.
Researchers have found an association between exposure to BPA and an elevated risk for asthma in young children.
A researcher with the AllerGen research network in Canada is hoping a urine test he’s developing will turn the grey area of diagnosing asthma into simple black and white. Asthma can be tricky for a doctor to diagnose, especially in young kids. Symptoms can mimic other diseases and spirometry, the breathing test to diagnose asthma, [...]
If you’re one of the 20 million Americans with an allergy to house dust mites, then you probably know that relief can sometimes be found with allergy shots, also known as immunotherapy. But signing up for years of weekly needles isn’t for everyone. So many of us continue to simply treat the symptoms – the [...]
Those who are moderate imbibers of wine and beer may be staving off asthma. But don’t drink too much!
A new study has found a connection between electromagnetic fields (EMFs) and asthma – and could reignite the controversy about the safety of electronics and power lines. Lead study author Dr. De-Kun Li followed pregnant women and their children for up to 13 years to assess the possible effects of magnetic fields on health. The women wore [...]