Researchers believe they have found a gene linking asthma to blacks. The study showed that more than 25 percent of individuals of African descent carried the gene compared with less than five percent of Caucasians. Here are some facts and figures about as
Summer will be over before you know it, and, with the arrival of fall, doctors will be treating more cases of asthma in the emergency rooms. Asthma affects an estimated 300 million individuals worldwide and its prevalence in children is increasing.