Asthma

The key to easy asthma diagnosis is in the blood

Using just a single drop of blood, a team of UW-Madison researchers has developed a faster, cheaper and more accurate tool for ...

Asthma and Urban Teens: Exploring Ways to Improve Outcomes

Article Shares Student Perspectives ...

Public Smoking Bans Associated with Reduction in Premature Births and Childhood Asthma

In the first comprehensive study to look at how anti-smoking laws are affecting the health of children, researchers from University of Edinburgh collaborated with researchers from Maastricht University, Hasselt University, Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women's Hospital, to conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis examining the effect of smoke-free legislation on child health. ... Full story

New treatment for asthma sufferers

A world-first clinical trial is using botulinum toxin (otherwise known as Botox) to treat severe vocal cord dysfunction in patients with asthma. ... Full story

Computer Analyzes Massive Clinical Databases To Properly Categorize Asthma Patients

Analysis Could Eventually Lead to Improved Therapy, Carnegie Mellon Researcher Says ... Full story

Improving Asthma Care for Latino Youth

A $4 million federal grant will help researchers understand the specific asthma needs of families in California's Imperial Valley ... Full story

Researchers Find Potential Target for Drug to Treat Allergic Asthma

Enzyme’s role is to ‘throw away’ protein if it overstays its welcome during immune response ... Full story

Goal: Alert Houston children with asthma about air danger

Rice University air pollution study will localize risks for HISD students ... Full story

Need Relief from Asthma? Communicating with your Allergist is Key

Medication, along with open communication, can help lessen asthma attacks ... Full story

Common Colds during Pregnancy may lead to Childhood Asthma

Mother’s illness, allergen exposure may predict child’s risk of asthma and allergy ... Full story

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