Asthma Information Center
About one-third of adults with physician-diagnosed asthma in the last 5 years may not have a current diagnosis.
Recent advances in measuring asthma control tools have enhanced ongoing assessment and monitoring of asthma.
Supplementation during pregnancy was associated with reduction in risk of persistent wheezing and asthma in offspring.
Cured meat intake levels also had an indirect effect mediated by body mass index.
Exposure during infancy was associated with increased risk up to 16 years of age, especially for nonallergic disease.
Strategies include source removal, source control, and asthma education.
Omalizumab is useful in the management of severe asthma with overlapping COPD.
Regulatory T cells are decreased with farm exposure and increased among those with asthma.
Endoscopic sinus surgery improved asthma quality of life and control in patients with uncontrolled asthma.
Children were assessed for allergic sensitization by two microarray system. As a result, 47% of children had allergic sensitization.