Asthma News

Soy Supplements Won't Ease Asthma, Study Finds
Clinical trial refutes prior notion that the nutrient might boost lung function

Can Asthma Protect Men From Prostate Cancer?
New research finds an association, but doesn't prove cause and effect

That Lingering Cough Could Be Bronchitis
See a doctor if symptoms worsen or persist more than a week, physician advises

COPD Raises Cardiac Death Risk for Those With Irregular Heartbeat
But the lung condition not tied to raised stroke risk in these patients

Many Kids With Asthma Also Sensitive to Peanuts: Study
Parents may not realize that wheezing, shortness of breath could be allergy

Combination Treatment for Cystic Fibrosis Shows Promise
Researchers say therapy could help 15,000 people in United States alone

Smoking Makes a Comeback in Georgia Bars, Restaurants
State's laws permit designated smoking areas, and more establishments are allowing them, study says

Environmental Concerns Led to Jump in Cost of Asthma Inhalers: Study
Price of 'rescue' medication nearly doubled, researchers say

Women Hospitalized for Asthma More Often Than Men
Female hormones, differences in health behaviors may play a role, researchers say

Curbing School Bus Pollution Might Reduce Absences
Improved emission controls produced big benefits for students with asthma, study found