Overweight/obese preschools have greater asthma symptoms than normal-weight children when untreated.
New evidence regarding safety is spurring the US FDA to remove a Boxed Warning from certain inhaled medications used to treat asthma and COPD.
The researchers found that 42% of the estimated 12 million ever-employed adults with current asthma had received a pneumococcal vaccine.
Asthma was associated with Crohn's disease and with early- and late-onset ulcerative colitis.
No significant effects were found from oral corticosteroid use for acute lower respiratory tract infection in adults without asthma.
Distinct differences occur between eosinophilic COPD and COPD patients with asthma.
A 2016 thunderstorm asthma outbreak in Australia occurred when high grass pollen concentrations were dispersed by strong winds.
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.
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.
Researchers measured rates of childhood allergic conditions with data from healthcare provider-based diagnoses.
Rates of chronic conditions are on the rise in children, and children living in poverty have a higher risk of ADHD and asthma, compared with wealthier children.
Inhalers are often inappropriately prescribed to children assumed to have asthma without proper diagnostic testing.
A National Center for Health Statistics study found significantly higher rates of asthma prevalence among obese women compared with men.
A clinician offers a tip helping patients remember to use their steroid inhalers.
The new ICD-10 coding system may seem inappropriate for some disease models, but asthma care may benefit from the required changes.
In a study of 4,446 Americans, more than 5% of people with asthma developed chronic migraine, compared to 2.5% of those without.
Patients with well-controlled asthma may safely reduce their current level of medication, according to a study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.
The use of vitamin D supplements does not reduce the severity or frequency of colds in adults with mild-to-moderate asthma.
Research presented at the ACAAI Annual Scientific Meeting shows that asthmatic children treated by allergists fare better than those treated by general practitioners.
The addition of tiotropium or LABAs results in similar outcomes for black patients with asthma being treated with inhaled corticosteroids.