By Lecia Bushak | Tue, 07/01/2014 - 18:23
Researchers found that your risk for asthma increases by 55 percent for every extra unit of body mass index.
By Matthew Mientka | Sun, 06/01/2014 - 10:43
Following a 2011 study finding that a gene variant may cause a poor response to asthma medications, British investigators plan to launch two large pediatric studies this year.
By Matthew Mientka | Sun, 05/25/2014 - 15:38
A new study from Northwestern University shows that rising consumption of "bad" Vitamin E found in canola, corn, and soybean oils is associated with lowered lung functioning.
By Justin Caba | Thu, 05/01/2014 - 12:14
People suffering from asthma are also at risk for bone density loss, possibly due to the use of corticosteroids, lack of vitamin D, or race.
By John Ericson | Thu, 03/27/2014 - 10:39
High exposure to traffic-related air pollution triples the risk of hospital readmission for asthma among white children, a new study finds.
By John Ericson | Mon, 01/20/2014 - 00:00
Exposure to secondhand smoke in the car or at home doubles a child's risk of returning to the hospital within a year of being admitted for asthma, a new study finds.
By John Ericson | Mon, 12/16/2013 - 17:55
A pet dog allowed indoors protects against asthma and allergies by promoting healthy gut bacteria.
By Lecia Bushak | Sat, 10/12/2013 - 16:44
A 12-year-old girl died after getting sick at school, which could only afford to have a nurse on certain days.
By Chris Weller | Wed, 09/04/2013 - 09:34
Women who suffer from asthma are twice as likely to be hospitalized for the condition that male sufferers.
By Justin Caba | Tue, 08/20/2013 - 10:03
Heather Conrad-Smith was saved by her two daughters after going into respiratory failure due to a heart attack.
By Amber Moore | Fri, 08/17/2012 - 07:50
A mother's smoking habits has now been linked to an increased risk of asthma in preschool children, according to a new study. Also, smoking during the early stages of pregnancy was found to be especially dangerous.