Asthma News

1 in 3 Adults Diagnosed With Asthma May Not Have It: Study
Almost half did not get objective breathing test, researchers in Canada found

Airway Differences May Explain Why Asthma Can Be More Serious for Blacks
Condition is 2 to 3 times deadlier than for whites, researchers say

Kids' Asthma Flareups Fall Off After No-Smoking Laws
Researchers reviewed ER visits in 20 metro areas of U.S.

Are Heartburn Meds During Pregnancy Linked to Asthma in Kids?
Analysis suggests, but doesn't prove, that these children were one-third more likely to see a doctor for asthma

Poor Asthma Sufferers Often Stuck in Homes That Worsen Their Disease
Study finds them living with smokers, mold, rodent and cockroach infestations, and few support systems

Fish Oil During Pregnancy May Cut Kids' Asthma Risk
High doses linked to 30 percent drop in children's odds of developing the airway disease, study finds

Cured Meats Could Aggravate Asthma, Study Suggests
Symptoms worsened for those who often ate foods like ham and salami

Study Sees Link Between Insomnia, Asthma
Lack of sleep also tied to more weight and more frequent health visits for those with the airway disease

Mice May Be Key to Kids' Asthma Attacks at School
Study suggests, but can't prove, that rodent allergens could play a role

Many Women With Chronic Ills Don't Use Online Tools
Research suggests older, less-educated females are missing out on help or support