Asthma News

Asthma Raises Heart Attack Risk, Research Suggests
Those who had trouble controlling condition particularly vulnerable, researchers report

Cigars Loaded With Harmful Toxins, Study Shows
Even though they may not be inhaled, 'cloud' of smoke could be as dangerous as that from cigarettes

Poor Quality Housing Tied to Higher Asthma Rates Among Kids
As number of cockroach, mold infestations rose, so did hospitalizations for respiratory attacks, study found

Halloween Safety Tips for Kids With Asthma
Trick-or-treaters should bring quick-relief inhalers with them, experts advise

Some Lung Patients Buy Cigarettes Along With Meds at Pharmacies: Study
To end this paradoxical practice, certain drug stores no longer sell tobacco products

Fetal Exposure to Plastics Chemical Tied to Breathing Ills in Kids
Expert recommends pregnant women avoid canned foods, plastics containing BPA

Docs Offer Advice for Combating Respiratory Virus That's Striking Kids
Proper hygiene, including frequent hand washing, is important -- especially for children with asthma

New Clues to How Colds Can Spur Asthma Attacks
Finding provides new target for drug development, experts say

Job Worries Can Raise Asthma Risk, Study Says
Findings support idea that work-related stress contributes to development of respiratory disorder

Health Woes to Worsen Due to Climate Change, Study Warns
Experts predict surge in breathing problems, infections and food shortages