Asthma

 
Study: GLP-1 Receptor Agonist Therapy Reduces Asthma Exacerbations in Adults with Asthma, T2D
April 26, 2021

New findings suggest that patients with asthma and type 2 diabetes who use GLP-1 RAs for diabetes treatment intensification have fewer asthma exacerbations compared to other diabetes drugs.

Extended Exposure to Air Pollution Raises Hospitalization Risk in COVID-19 Patients with Pre-existing Respiratory Diseases
April 20, 2021

Patients with asthma or COPD living in areas with high levels of air pollution are at an increased risk of hospitalization if they contract COVID-19, suggests a new pilot study.

Asthma of Obesity: Investigator Explains the Phenotypes
March 25, 2021

Asthma of obesity affects more than 10% of men and 14% of women with obesity. Our interview with researcher Anne Dixon, MD, sheds light on this poorly appreciated asthma phenotype.