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Gut Bacteria Tied to Asthma Risk in Kids September 30, 2015

Study suggests that antibiotics in infancy might also play a role

Kids May Be More Likely to Get Asthma if Grandma Smoked While Pregnant: Study September 29, 2015

Risk is heightened even if child's mother didn't smoke, research suggests

Secondhand Smoke May Double Risk of Hospitalization for Kids With Asthma September 24, 2015

Exposure can worsen symptoms and make the disease more difficult to manage, researchers say

Add Asthma, Allergy Plans to Your Back-to-School List August 01, 2015

From students to teachers to school nurses, everyone needs to be on the same page to prevent problems

Smog Threatens Visitors to U.S. National Parks: Report July 31, 2015

Investigators found unhealthy ozone levels, haze plague many natural sanctuaries

How to Avoid July Fourth Allergy Flare-Ups July 02, 2015

Smoke, stings, mold are common summer allergens that can trigger asthma, allergy attacks, experts say

Losing Weight May Ease Asthma in Obese People June 26, 2015

Researchers also saw improvement in quality of life

Health Tip: When Air Is Unhealthy June 23, 2015

Stay indoors

Many Parents Who Smoke Expose Kids to Fumes at Home June 18, 2015

4 in every 10 U.S. households with a smoking parent had no 'smoke-free' rules in place, study finds

Asthma Treatments Fail Older Patients More Often: Study June 12, 2015

Having respiratory condition for longer time, lower lung function may be factors

Aerobic Exercise Can Help Curb Asthma, Study Shows June 11, 2015

Brazilian research found better airway function in those who had more vigorous workouts

Soy Supplements Won't Ease Asthma, Study Finds May 26, 2015

Clinical trial refutes prior notion that the nutrient might boost lung function

Can Asthma Protect Men From Prostate Cancer? May 22, 2015

New research finds an association, but doesn't prove cause and effect

Many Kids With Asthma Also Sensitive to Peanuts: Study May 18, 2015

Parents may not realize that wheezing, shortness of breath could be allergy

Environmental Concerns Led to Jump in Cost of Asthma Inhalers: Study May 11, 2015

Price of 'rescue' medication nearly doubled, researchers say

Women Hospitalized for Asthma More Often Than Men May 05, 2015

Female hormones, differences in health behaviors may play a role, researchers say

Curbing School Bus Pollution Might Reduce Absences April 29, 2015

Improved emission controls produced big benefits for students with asthma, study found

Gene May Play Part in How Kids Respond to Asthma Meds: Study April 22, 2015

Chemical signal linked to how well corticosteroids worked

Remote Amazon Tribe Members Have Greater Germ Diversity in Their Bodies April 17, 2015

Finding suggests that 'Western' lifestyle may be driving diseases like asthma, diabetes, obesity

Asthma Rates Similar Among Black Children in Urban, Rural Areas: Study April 09, 2015

Finding challenges theory that living in a city boosts risk of respiratory condition

Work-Related Asthma Affects Millions of U.S. Adults: CDC April 09, 2015

If you can't give up the job, try to minimize contact with irritants, expert says

Childhood Trauma May Raise Odds of Asthma April 03, 2015

Study finds divorce, death and violence appear linked to higher risk of respiratory illness

Could Household Bleach Raise Kids' Risk for Flu, Other Infections? April 03, 2015

European study shows 'modest' effect, but cause-and-effect not clear

Weight-Loss Surgery Might Reduce Serious Asthma Flare-Ups March 27, 2015

Emergency visits, hospitalizations for airway disease dropped by half after procedure, study finds

Depression During Pregnancy Linked to Child's Asthma Risk March 09, 2015

Older, but not newer, antidepressants showed similar increased odds for respiratory condition, study found

Pneumonia in Early Childhood Tied to Higher Odds of Asthma March 06, 2015

Lung problems before age 3 may have enduring impact, study says

Cat, Dust Mite Allergies Linked to Childhood Asthma February 23, 2015

Study findings reveal possible early risk factors for asthma

Could a Dishwasher Raise Your Child's Allergy, Asthma Risk? February 23, 2015

Study found children from homes that hand-washed dishes had less allergic disease

Host of Factors Influence Baby's Immune System February 23, 2015

Breast-feeding, less sterile environment spurs healthier makeup of gut bacteria, researchers report

Moldy Homes May Mean More Asthma in Young Kids February 16, 2015

Those with allergies at greatest asthma risk, study finds

Preemies More Likely to Have Asthma, Study Finds February 06, 2015

But, they will likely outgrow the airway condition, researchers report

Workers May Be Afraid to Discuss Job-Related Asthma February 03, 2015

People seem to be worried about how disease might affect their employment, income, experts say

Researchers Rethink Inner-City Asthma Theory January 20, 2015

Poverty, race, ethnicity are more accurate predictors, study says

Asthma Tied to Higher Risk of Sleep Apnea January 13, 2015

The longer a person had asthma, the more likely they developed the breathing disorder, study found

Health Tip: Triggering Asthma Attacks January 09, 2015

These factors may bring on an attack

About 1 in 7 Older Adults Has Some Form of Lung Disease: CDC January 06, 2015

COPD, asthma affect many aging Americans

Holiday Trimmings Can Trigger Allergies December 20, 2014

Some tips to avoid bad reactions to the seasonal good times

Many People Misuse Devices for Asthma, Allergic Reaction December 18, 2014

Memory of correct way to use inhalers, epinephrine pens faded over time, researchers report

Raised Asthma Risk Seen for Toddlers Who Share Bed With Parents December 11, 2014

But researchers weren't able to show why the association was found

EPA Issues Tougher Rules on Ozone Emissions November 26, 2014

Health experts praised the new limits, but industry advocates said they aren't needed

No Link Between Acetaminophen in Pregnancy, Asthma in Kids: Study November 26, 2014

Once childhood respiratory illnesses were factored out, the pain relievers had little impact, researchers say

Asthma Raises Heart Attack Risk, Research Suggests November 17, 2014

Those who had trouble controlling condition particularly vulnerable, researchers report

Poor Quality Housing Tied to Higher Asthma Rates Among Kids November 04, 2014

As number of cockroach, mold infestations rose, so did hospitalizations for respiratory attacks, study found

Halloween Safety Tips for Kids With Asthma October 30, 2014

Trick-or-treaters should bring quick-relief inhalers with them, experts advise

Some Lung Patients Buy Cigarettes Along With Meds at Pharmacies: Study October 20, 2014

To end this paradoxical practice, certain drug stores no longer sell tobacco products

Fetal Exposure to Plastics Chemical Tied to Breathing Ills in Kids October 06, 2014

Expert recommends pregnant women avoid canned foods, plastics containing BPA

Docs Offer Advice for Combating Respiratory Virus That's Striking Kids October 03, 2014

Proper hygiene, including frequent hand washing, is important -- especially for children with asthma

New Clues to How Colds Can Spur Asthma Attacks October 01, 2014

Finding provides new target for drug development, experts say

Job Worries Can Raise Asthma Risk, Study Says September 23, 2014

Findings support idea that work-related stress contributes to development of respiratory disorder

Health Woes to Worsen Due to Climate Change, Study Warns September 22, 2014

Experts predict surge in breathing problems, infections and food shortages