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Novel Pathway May Trigger Non-inflammatory Asthma
The discovery may spell relief for the large number of asthma patients that do not respond to conventional therapy.
Asthma Prevalence Higher in Heavier Women
New analysis of NCHS data found that obese women have nearly 2X the prevalence of asthma as women of normal weight.
Air Pollution Increases Risk of Preterm Birth in Mothers with Asthma
Exposure to pollutants may cause internal stress that interferes with embryo implantation or placental development, say study authors.
Cold Viruses Trigger Asthma Exacerbations in Schoolchildren
Authors of a computer modeling study suggest their results can be used to improve public health strategies at the riskiest times of year.
Air Pollution Reduces Lung Function in Minority Children with Asthma
This vulnerable population faces additional risk of reduced lung function through a complex interplay of genetics and environment.
Asthma May Be a Risk Factor for Shingles in Adults
Authors of a new study propose that suppression by asthma of adaptive immunity may increase the risk of zoster virus reactivation.
Childhood Respiratory Infections Predict Asthma in Young Adults
Authors of a new study found that the risk of asthma had the strongest association with infections occurring before age 3 years.
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