Asthma News

Sleepless Nights Linked to Asthma Later in Life
Adults with chronic insomnia 3 times more likely to develop the respiratory disorder, study suggests

Obamacare Boosted Coverage for the Chronically Ill, Study Finds
4 million with conditions like heart disease, asthma gained health insurance

Childhood Asthma May Encourage Obesity, Study Suggests
Fear of flare-ups might spur kids to limit physical activity, specialists say

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