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2009-08-31 16:53:16

Screening tests used to predict asthma activity in patients may have little tracking success when applied to people with persistent disease who are adhering to their health care regimens, UT Southwestern Medical Center physician report.

2009-08-28 10:04:00

Genetic variants in a region on chromosome 9q may influence asthma development in Mexican children, according to research published in the August 28 issue of the open-access journal PLoS Genetics.

2009-08-10 12:30:00

A new study of persistent asthma in inner-city adolescents and young adults finds that an extensive set of clinical tests cannot successfully predict the future risk of asthma attacks in participants who both receive care based on current guidelines and adhere to treatment recommendations.

2008-12-03 12:25:00

'Kickin' Asthma' found to help urban students reduce symptoms, activity limitations, emergency room visits, and increase school attendance

2008-10-03 09:00:08

Six-year-old girls and, to a lesser extent, boys who have certain respiratory problems are many times more likely than others to develop asthma as young adults, according to a study led by a University of Arizona physician, professor and researcher.

2008-09-27 00:00:36

An infant diet that includes fish before the age of 9 months curbs the risk of developing eczema, Swedish researchers suggest.

2008-09-26 13:10:00

Researchers say giving fish to children before the age of nine months could decrease the chances of developing eczema.

2008-09-19 21:00:11

A COMMON painkiller may be one of the key driving forces behind the worldwide epidemic of childhood asthma, reveals a major study today.

2008-09-17 12:00:35

Scientists say a gene variant that raises the risk of childhood asthma in European children has a similar effect on white U.S. children but not blacks. Children's Hospital of Philadelphia researchers found variants in the ORMDL3 gene were associated with childhood-onset asthma among U.S.

2008-08-27 03:00:24

By Anonymous Doctors usually tell parents of a newborn not to introduce solid foods until the baby is at least four to six months old, ostensibly to lessen the chances that the infant will develop atopic diseases - asthma, allergic rhinitis (runny nose), eczema, and food and inhalant sensitization - later on in life.