Asthma News

Implanted Lung Valves Show Promise in Some Emphysema Patients
Study finds more success when stricter criteria used in selecting who gets the treatment

Kids With Asthma, Allergies May Face Higher Heart Risk Factors: Study
Risk doubles for high cholesterol and blood pressure, but danger to any one child is low, findings suggest

Planned Cesareans Tied to Slight Increase in Asthma Risk for Kids
But second report finds countries with low C-section rates had higher death rates for infants, mothers

Health Tip: Easing the Discomfort of Bronchitis
Take steps to help ease coughing

Allergy and Asthma Sufferers Beware as Holiday Season Kicks In
Expert offers tips to cope with seasonal triggers

Certain Antibiotic Might Combat Children's Wheezing Episodes
Kids given azithromycin were less likely to develop severe respiratory illness, study says

Prescription Drug Use on the Rise in U.S.
Many adults take 5 or more medications, often for preventable ills, study finds

Dogs in the Home May Lower Kids' Odds for Asthma
Study findings support notion that early life exposure to microbes, allergens may prevent illness, experts say

VW Emissions Scandal May Cost 60 U.S. Lives, Study Claims
Added air pollution could take a toll, researchers say, but car company refutes the notion

'Green' Public Housing May Help Families Breathe Easier
Rates of asthma attacks lower in specially designed buildings