Asthma News

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

Prenatal Exposure to Chemicals in Plastics Linked to Asthma Risk in Kids
Association between phthalates and lung disorder needs additional research, study authors say

Combo Therapy Best for COPD: Study
Researchers found two-drug regimen cut death, hospitalization rates for the respiratory disease

Few Students With Asthma, Allergies Have School Emergency Plan
Schools must be well prepared to deal with life-threatening reactions, researchers caution

Smoking Before Fatherhood May Raise Asthma Risk in Kids: Study
But no similar association was found between mother and children

Putting Baby to Sleep on Animal Fur May Lower Asthma Risk: Study
Researchers suggest contact with natural microbes may offer protection

Health Tip: Things That Can Trigger Asthma
Tobacco smoke is among the most common

Common Respiratory Diseases Tied to Lung Cancer Risk
Chronic bronchitis, emphysema and pneumonia linked to risk in study, but not asthma, tuberculosis

When Colds, Flu Lead to Complications in Kids
About a third of children admitted to hospital for these infections develop respiratory issues, study finds