2 hrs ago
Sleepless Nights May Hurt School Performance of Kids With Asthma
Urban elementary school children with poorly controlled asthma are likely to experience sleep problems and suffer academically, new research indicates.
6 hrs ago
Pitt researchers explore alternate asthma treatments
Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine have developed a lab-made molecule that reduces acute breathing problems among people who have moderate to severe asthma, raising the possibility that a one-size-fits-all strategy in treating the breathing problem may not be the best approach.
7 hrs ago
Regeneron, Sanofi asthma drug seen as potential game changer
A new type of asthma drug meant to attack the underlying causes of the respiratory disease slashed episodes by 87 percent in a mid-stage trial, making it a potential game changer for patients with moderate to severe disease, researchers said on Tuesday.
Mon May 20, 2013
Vitamin D Could Provide New Treatments for Asthma
Scientists at King's College London have discovered that vitamin D has the potential to significantly reduce the symptoms of asthma.
Exposure to traffic pollution increases asthma severity in pregnant women
ATS 2013, PHILADELPHIA Air pollutants from traffic are associated with increased asthma severity levels in pregnant asthmatic women, according to a new study.
Early childhood respiratory infections may explain link between analgesics and asthma
ATS 2013, PHILADELPHIA A new study conducted by Boston researchers reports that the link between asthma and early childhood use of acetaminophen or ibuprofen may be driven by underlying respiratory infections that prompt the use of these analgesics, rather than the drugs themselves.
Sun May 19, 2013
Vitamin D 'helps beat symptoms of asthma': Supplements could soon be...
Scientists at King's College London have discovered vitamin D has the potential to significantly cut the symptoms of sufferers.
Ginger components improve asthma treatment in new study
The researchers exposed airway smooth muscle tissues to three refined components of ginger : 6-gingerol , 8-gingerol or 6-shogaol . The ginger components were tested separately and in combination with isoproterenol .
Ginger compounds may be effective in treating asthma symptoms
ATS 2013, PHILADELPHIA Gourmands and foodies everywhere have long recognized ginger as a great way to add a little peppery zing to both sweet and savory dishes; now, a study from researchers at Columbia University shows purified components of the spicy root also may have properties that help asthma patients breathe more easily.
Tue May 14, 2013
Can Merck's Pipeline Offset The Pain From Major Patent Expirations?
The pressure on Merck's revenue growth is likely to continue in 2013, as the company battles multiple patent expiries and unfavorable currency movements.
Plymouth Evening Herald
Plymouth Herald commented Asthma sufferers in Plymouth can now access help at their local...
Boots has launched a new in-store asthma support programme to provide help and support to people affected by asthma and encourage them to take control of their health.
Utah Researchers Receive Award to Study Asthma Monitoring in Children
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute has approved a $1.9 million research award to the University of Utah to study asthma in children and how better monitoring of the disease could improve health.
Asthma study finds children being stigmatised in India
Chidren with asthma in India are being prevented from receiving effective treatment by a range of widely-held myths and misconceptions, says a University of Sydney study.
Hawkes Bay Today
Ask Dr Gary: Growth of fungus can be treated
Approximately 10 minutes after entering the study in my house, my throat constricts and I get a tightness in my chest that feels a bit like asthma.
Mon May 13, 2013
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Repel the asthma attack
People who claim San Diego has no seasons probably do not suffer from allergies or asthma, a chronic disease that inflames the lungs' airways.
2013 Asthma Information
Asthma Awareness Week is on the 20-26 May, with Balloon Day, our main fundraising event, on Friday 24 May.
Treating Asthma Early
Living in the central valley can be a challenge for anyone who suffers from asthma and it's especially hard to see our children suffering from it as well.
Assessing Your Asthma is Key to Taking Control
Approximately 25 million Americans suffer from asthma, which accounts for more than 3300 deaths each year.
The Moultrie News
Camp Breathe Easy partners with others to fight against asthma
Camp Breathe Easy, a free asthma education event for children ages 7‐14 and their parents, will be held 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 18 in the Rhett Building at Burke High School in downtown Charleston.
FDA Approves New Combination Drug for COPD
The FDA has approved a new dry powder inhaler to increase airflow and reduce exacerbations in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.