Asthma News

Orkambi Approved for Cystic Fibrosis
When disease caused by mutated gene from each parent

How to Avoid July Fourth Allergy Flare-Ups
Smoke, stings, mold are common summer allergens that can trigger asthma, allergy attacks, experts say

Gene Therapy for Cystic Fibrosis Shows Some Promise in Study
Lung function benefit was slight, but even keeping lungs stable would be improvement, experts say

Cystic Fibrosis Might Be Deadlier for Hispanics, Study Suggests
Genetic differences may thwart response to latest treatments, researchers say

Losing Weight May Ease Asthma in Obese People
Researchers also saw improvement in quality of life

Health Tip: When Air Is Unhealthy
Stay indoors

Many Parents Who Smoke Expose Kids to Fumes at Home
4 in every 10 U.S. households with a smoking parent had no 'smoke-free' rules in place, study finds

COPD Patients Less Active, Which Can Worsen Outcomes
Study finds a 'vicious circle' where decline in exercise exacerbates the disease

Asthma Treatments Fail Older Patients More Often: Study
Having respiratory condition for longer time, lower lung function may be factors

Aerobic Exercise Can Help Curb Asthma, Study Shows
Brazilian research found better airway function in those who had more vigorous workouts