Asthma News

Nearly 4 Million Worldwide Die Each Year From Asthma, COPD
In poorer countries these respiratory illnesses too often go undiagnosed and untreated, report finds

Asthma Drug May Help Kidney Patients Regain Sense of Smell
Problem is common in chronic kidney disease and can lead to malnutrition and other health issues

Health Tip: Learn Your Risk for Asthma
Here are common factors

9/11 Survivors More Likely to Have Heart, Lung Diseases
Study found those exposed to dust cloud also more prone to develop asthma

Asthma Control Essential in Pregnancy, Study Suggests
Kids appear more likely to develop the disorder when moms aren't effectively treated

Could a Sweet Tooth in Pregnancy Spur Allergies in Kids?
As maternal sugar intake rose, so did allergies and asthma in kids by age 7, study found

Many Chronic Illnesses Linked to Suicide Risk
Odds 9 times higher for people with traumatic brain injury, study suggests

Climate Change May Up Asthma Irritant, Study Says
Researchers warn about possible increase of Alternaria alternata fungus

Could Cancer Drug Gleevec Help With Severe Asthma?
Small study suggests a new approach might one day help those with uncontrolled lung disease

Testosterone May Protect Men From Allergic Asthma
Study findings could explain why airway condition is more common in women