Asthma News

Nonwhites Exposed to More Air Pollution: Study
More nitrogen dioxide from exhaust fumes, power plants could mean increased deaths from heart disease, researchers say

Smoking Bans Linked to Drop in Premature Births, Kids' Asthma Attacks
Smoke-free policies offer health benefits for people of all ages, study authors say

Traffic Smog Tied to Hospital Stays for White Kids With Asthma
Among black kids in study, other factors appeared to play bigger role in asthma rehospitalizations

Allergy Season Springs Into Bloom
Allergist outlines ways to minimize effects of pollen

Preterm Birth May Raise Child's Asthma Risk, Study Suggests
The more premature the delivery, the higher the odds for respiratory trouble, researchers found

September Peak Month for Kids' Asthma Flares: Study
Experts say rise in allergy triggers, summer medication 'breaks' and back-to-school virus exposure may all contribute

Common Asthma Meds May Raise Sleep Apnea Risk, Study Says
Preliminary finding saw possible link between certain inhaler drugs and the sleep disorder, but more research needed

Expectant Mothers' Colds May Affect Baby
Exposures in womb might raise risk of asthma, allergies in childhood, study suggests

Black Children, Teens More Likely to Return to Hospital for Asthma: Study
Financial, social hardships were biggest reasons why, researchers report

Premature Birth Linked to Asthma, Wheezing in Childhood
Study suggests respiratory problems don't improve with age in these kids