New asthma therapy

A new therapy developed by Hunter Medical Research Institute (HMRI) and UK-based respiratory researchers has recorded a marked reduction in acute asthma ...

Indoor mould poses health risk to asthma sufferers

Around ten varieties of mould grow in the average home ...

NUS study shows effectiveness of artesunate, a common herbal-based anti-malarial drug, in controlling asthma

Asthmatic patients may soon have a more effective way to control the condition, thanks to a new pharmacological discovery by researchers from the National University of Singapore (NUS). ... Full story


Study searches active genetic neighborhoods for genes that can be targeted to treat asthmatic disease ... Full story

Sweet treatment for asthma

A simple molecule inhibits asthma-related inflammation at an early stage ... Full story

Higher BMI increases the risk of asthma in children

The increase in asthma risk in children could be partially explained by the rise in body mass index (BMI), according to new research from the University of Bristol published today in PLOS Medicine. ... Full story

New drugs to combat asthma and the like

Science and industry are collaborating to develop future pharmaceuticals for treating chronic inflammatory diseases. The medicines will combat immunological processes that have gone wrong. ... Full story

New study investigating impact of asthma on school children launches today

Asthma affects one in 11 children and young people in the UK. On average, this is two children in every classroom. Today scientists in East London are launching a new study to measure the impact asthma has on school children, with the aim of improving school life for those with asthma. ... Full story

Some broccoli each day could keep the asthma away

Eating one to two cups of lightly steamed broccoli a day would help asthmatics to breathe normally and prevent their condition from worsening, University of Melbourne research has determined. ... Full story

Cellular force that drives allergy and asthma can be blocked by interferon, immunologists find

DALLAS – A mechanism that could underlie the development of cells that drive asthma and allergies has been uncovered by immunology researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center. ... Full story

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