Asthma Information Center
Research presented at the AAAAI Annual Meeting suggests a link between maternal vitamin E levels and childhood asthma development.
Results showed no link between inhaled corticosteroids and risk of pharyngitis, otitis media, or sinusitis.
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.