Asthma News

Exercise May Extend Lives of People With COPD
Study seems to show a big benefit, and experts say activity can help lungs stay healthy

Obesity Linked to Higher Asthma Risk in Women
Experts don't know why, or if losing weight would improve the airway disease

Health Tip: Warding Off the Flu When You Have Asthma
Protect yourself from complications

Special Infant Formulas Don't Shield Against Asthma, Allergies: Study
Review of nearly 70 years of data found no protective effect; experts urge breast-feeding instead

Poverty Linked to Asthma, Allergy Treatment Failure
Patients from low-income households more likely to have worse outcomes, studies show

Traffic Pollution Tied to Preterm Birth Risk for Asthmatic Women
Exposure could affect aspects of fetal development, study suggests

Women With Asthma May Be Prone to Fertility Problems: Study
It might take longer to get pregnant and that difficulty increases with age, research suggests

Asthma May Raise Risk for Abdominal Aneurysm
Airway disease also linked to greater rupture risk in body's main artery, study suggests

Prenatal Acetaminophen Use Tied to Higher Asthma Risk in Kids: Study
But the effect was small and experts say there's no reason to switch to other painkillers

Study Ties School Calendar to Asthma Flare-Ups
After summer or long break, symptoms spike when kids return to the classroom