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.
Pediatrics patients with asthma who have to undergo surgery are at risk for complications.
Patients aged 30 years are older are more likely to experience unsuccessful asthma treatment.
Pregnant women who use H2 blockers or PPIs increase their offspring's risk for asthma.
Having respiratory condition for longer time, lower lung function may be factors
Improved airway function in those who had more vigorous workouts
Daily oral supplements and a magnesium-rich diet is efficient in managing mild, moderate and severe asthma exacerbation.
An express clinic implemented in the ED can help bridge the gap to primary care after acute asthma exacerbations.
Similarities in symptom presentation makes it easy to miss peanut allergies in children with asthma.
Clinical trial refutes prior notion that the nutrient might boost lung function
Consider designating dedicated clinic personal to educate patients about proper inhaler use.