NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Kids with diabetes may have a higher-than-average rate of asthma, and those with both conditions seem to have a tougher time keeping their blood sugar under control, a study out Monday suggests.
U.S. researchers are using genetics to explain why some asthma sufferers do not respond well to steroid inhalers, the most common form of asthma treatment. Over-the-counter inhalers that use CFCs have also been banned. Here are some facts about asthma, Ch
By Letitia Stein, Times Staff Writer Monday, September 26, 2011 If you are among the 2 million Americans depending on a drugstore inhaler to deal with asthma, it may be time to schedule a doctor's appointment. At the end of the year, your only nonprescrip
Alcohol has it negative and its positive attributes. Now drinking alcohol in moderate quantities can possibly reduce the risk of asthma, according to Danish researchers. The study, which will be presented September 25, 2011) at the European Respiratory So
Asthma is a lifetime affliction for some, but a dietary behavior that begins in the first days of life could have an impact on preventing it altogether. A new study found that babies who are breastfed in their first months … Read More