Respiratory And Allergy Information/Asthma News

October 12, 2018

Add Asthma to List of Possible Causes of Childhood Obesity

FRIDAY, Oct. 12, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Children with asthma are at increased risk for childhood obesity, a new study suggests. Obesity is widely regarded as […]
September 22, 2018

5 Tips to Manage Your Child's Asthma

SATURDAY, Sept. 22, 2018 (HealthDay News) — For many children with asthma, coughing is an early warning sign of a flare-up, an expert says. Understanding asthma […]
September 15, 2018

Asthma-Obesity Link May Cut Both Ways

FRIDAY, Sept. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Doctors have long known that obesity increases the risk for developing asthma, but new research suggests the opposite also […]
August 10, 2018

Women With Asthma More Likely to Develop COPD

FRIDAY, Aug. 10, 2018 (HealthDay News) — More than 4 in 10 women with asthma developed chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and heavy smoking and obesity […]
August 8, 2018

Preschoolers' Parents May Be Unprepared to Treat Asthma

WEDNESDAY, Aug. 8, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Only about half the parents of asthmatic preschoolers had the right knowledge and medicines on hand to treat their […]
July 13, 2018

Can You Eat Your Way to Better Asthma Control?

FRIDAY, July 13, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Need another reason to eat healthy? New evidence bolsters the notion that nutritionally rich foods might help prevent or […]
June 11, 2018

Walkable Neighborhoods Might Lower Kids' Asthma Risk

MONDAY, June 11, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Children may be more likely to develop asthma if they live in neighborhoods where it’s difficult to get around […]
June 4, 2018

Kids With Asthma Need a Flu Shot: Study

MONDAY, June 4, 2018 (HealthDay News) — An annual flu shot is key for children with asthma, a new study shows. “We now know that if […]
April 21, 2018

Got Asthma? Avoid Allergens

SATURDAY, April 21, 2018 (HealthDay News) — If you have asthma, it may help to reduce your exposure to allergens. Previous research has shown that roughly […]