Asthma News

Weight-Loss Surgery Might Reduce Serious Asthma Flare-Ups
Emergency visits, hospitalizations for airway disease dropped by half after procedure, study finds

COPD Takes Big Toll on Employment, Mobility in U.S.
CDC report finds a quarter of people with the illness are unable to work

Depression During Pregnancy Linked to Child's Asthma Risk
Older, but not newer, antidepressants showed similar increased odds for respiratory condition, study found

Pneumonia in Early Childhood Tied to Higher Odds of Asthma
Lung problems before age 3 may have enduring impact, study says

Cat, Dust Mite Allergies Linked to Childhood Asthma
Study findings reveal possible early risk factors for asthma

Could a Dishwasher Raise Your Child's Allergy, Asthma Risk?
Study found children from homes that hand-washed dishes had less allergic disease

Host of Factors Influence Baby's Immune System
Breast-feeding, less sterile environment spurs healthier makeup of gut bacteria, researchers report

Moldy Homes May Mean More Asthma in Young Kids
Those with allergies at greatest asthma risk, study finds

Preemies More Likely to Have Asthma, Study Finds
But, they will likely outgrow the airway condition, researchers report

Workers May Be Afraid to Discuss Job-Related Asthma
People seem to be worried about how disease might affect their employment, income, experts say