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Asthma in America 2016 Survey: At-a-Glance
About 90% of asthma patients use rescue inhalers--perhaps its because nearly 60% weren't instructed at diagnosis on asthma triggers to avoid. More results, here.
Very Poorly Controlled Asthma Persists for More Than a Decade
Variables associated with very poorly controlled asthma identified by TENOR II study offer targets for more aggressive disease management.
Asthma Patients Treated Safely with Salmeterol-Fluticasone Combo
An FDA-mandated study finds use of LABA plus ICS in a single inhaler noninferior to ICS alone with regard to serious asthma outcomes.
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.
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