Asthma News

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

Food Allergies Among Kids Vary by Race: Study
Researchers find blacks and Hispanics more likely to be allergic to corn and shellfish, for instance

CDC Reveals Top 5 Causes of Death
Good news is that many can be prevented

Clean Home May Help Keep Kids' Asthma in Check
Controlling allergens, household pollutants can reduce need for medication, pediatricians' group says

Foster Kids Face Higher Risk of Health Problems: Study
They were even more vulnerable than children in low-income, single-parent families

6 Keys to a Safe, Allergy-Free Halloween
These tips can ease parents' worries and help kids with food allergies or asthma enjoy the holiday