Latest The International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood Stories
Nine percent of American children will develop asthma at some point during their childhood.
Vitamin D, which is primarily absorbed from the sun, plays a role in protection against childhood asthma.
Like a fence or barricade intended to stop unwanted intruders, the skin serves as a barrier protecting the body from the hundreds of allergens, irritants, pollutants and microbes people come in contact with every day.
People with multi-symptom asthma more often have night-time awakenings due to asthma-symptoms, a sign of severe asthma.
Adolescents who use acetaminophen, even monthly, may risk development of asthma and eczema.
New evidence linking the use of acetaminophen to development of asthma and eczema suggests that even monthly use of the drug in adolescents may more than double risk of asthma in adolescents compared to those who used none at all.
Men who had a history of asthma or eczema generally had a lower risk of developing cancer.
PIERRE, S.D., March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When Governor Mike Rounds signed Senate Bill 83 into law last month, school became a safer place for the estimated 18,665 children in South Dakota with asthma, a chronic lung disease that also effects more than 43,000 adults in the state. "We are very pleased that students now have the right to carry their medications with them, so they can better control their asthma as part of an action plan they develop with their parents, school nurses and...
Allergies and asthma are a continuing health problem in most developed countries, but just how do these ailments develop over the course of a childhood?
U.S. and Mexican scientists say they've identified genetic variants on a specific chromosome that are associated with childhood asthma occurring in Mexicans. The scientists from the U.S. National Institute of Environmental Health, the Mexican National Institute of Public Health and their U.S.