Researchers have found an association between exposure to BPA and an elevated risk for asthma in young children.
AAFA has identified the states with the best statewide public policies supporting children with asthma and food allergies. Did your state make the grade?
AAFA announced its 2012 Fall Allergy Capitals, and Louisville tops the list as “the most challenging place to live with fall allergies.”
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, […]
A huge Canadian study shows that once you’re diagnosed with asthma, you’re very likely stuck with it for life.
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!
President Obama has chosen to delay a new National Air Quality Standard for ground level ozone – a move that jeopardizes the health of millions of Americans with asthma and other respiratory conditions.
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 […]