The study raises serious questions about how doctors are identifying the condition.
Children with allergic diseases have about twice the rate of high cholesterol and blood pressure
Children sleeping in bedrooms where they are exposed to high concentrations of a type of volatile organic compound found in paint and other products, and called propylene glycol and glycol ethers (PGEs), are at higher risk for allergies and asthma, according to a Swedish study. While there is lots of research to show volatile organic… Read more »
I think I have asthma. Now what?
Asthma is a lifelong, chronic condition. There is no cure.
Most of the commonly used asthma medications are inhalers. These devices deliver medications right to the lungs, allowing them to work only where they are needed.
Study finds one-third of asthmatics experiencing serious symptoms.
From the magazine’s archives. A study of more than 200,000 children around the world has left many parents of babies skittish about using fever-reducing drugs, such as Tempra and Tylenol. The study, released in 2008, concludes that infants given acetaminophen may be at risk for developing asthma later in childhood. However, a leading Canadian pediatric… Read more »