Lung Microbiome Mediates Asthmatics’ Pulmonary Function
The lung microbiome may have a profound effect on many respiratory conditions and it plays a significant role in asthma severity and response to treatment.
Asthma and Food Allergies Predictable at Age One
This study sheds light on the interactive effects of atopic dermatitis and early allergic sensitization, and may help you predict which children may develop asthma and food allergies.
HIV, Cannabis, and Cognition
When it comes to cannabis use, one issue is when.
Obesity a Risk Factor for Rehospitalization in Youth with Asthma
Children with comorbid asthma and obesity showed a 26% higher 30-day hospital readmission rate vs normal weight peers with asthma.
Diet and Exercise Improve Asthma Symptoms in Non-Obese Patients
Even asthma patients without extra body weight may see as much as a 50% reduction in asthma symptom scores. It's really that simple.
Montelukast Adds Little For Elderly Asthma Patients
A new study’s lead author notes, however, that lack of significant effect may have been secondary to important study limitations.
Childhood Respiratory Tract Infections Linked to Later Asthma
Lower respiratory infections in children seem to predispose to poor adult lung function, but causation and directionality have yet to be determined.
Previous Asthma Exacerbations Predict Future Events in Mild, Moderate Disease
Study authors propose a new asthma patient “phenotype” in which a previous severe event is the sole predictor of another one.
Lipid Levels Linked to Inflammation in Atopic Asthma
Results of a recent study into the role of lipids in atopic asthma could help identify new targets for therapy.
Asthma Diagnosis Associated with Type 1 Diabetes
Results from studies on the asthma-diabetes connection are inconsistent. A novel analysis may help clarify directionality.