Researchers show how allergic responses, build up of specific protein can trigger asthma

UNC scientist Mehmet Kesimer, PhD, helps medical colleagues figure out why airborne allergens can cause asthma symptoms in some people but not ...

Smoking fathers increase asthma-risk in future offspring.

A Norwegian study shows that asthma is three times more common in those who had a fAnchorather who smoked in adolescence than ...

Loughborough researchers develop simple saliva test to diagnose asthma

A new test which can diagnose asthma from a patient’s saliva has been developed by Loughborough University. ... Full story

New Drug Shows Capability to Help People with Severe Asthma

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – A clinical trial involving more than 1,200 participants at 374 sites in 17 countries has found that a new drug called benralizumab has the potential to safely improve outcomes for people with severe asthma. ... Full story

Promising developments but still more research needed into asthma, says RCGP

Dr Imran Rafi, Chair of Clinical Innovation and Research at the RCGP, has responded to a new Cochrane Review on the link between vitamin D ... Full story

Study Shows Combination Drug Therapy for Asthma Patients Is Safe

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – A post-marketing safety study mandated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has shown that a combination drug therapy for the treatment of asthma is safe and effective. ... Full story

Acetaminophen does not worsen children’s asthma symptoms

Over-the-counter pain reliever and fever reducer can be given safely to kids with mild asthma ... Full story

Sibling order affects risk of asthma and other diseases

Younger siblings, single children and older siblings are at different risk of developing asthma and other common childhood diseases, according to a Swedish population study carried out by researchers at Karolinska Institutet and published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology ... Full story

Stop the rogue ADAM gene and you stop asthma

Scientists at the University of Southampton have discovered a potential and novel way of preventing asthma at the origin of the disease, a finding that could challenge the current understanding of the condition. ... Full story

Study: Fracking Industry Wells Associated With Increased Risk of Asthma Attacks

Evidence growing of health problems linked to active unconventional natural gas wells ... Full story

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