Latest The International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood Stories
By Charnicia E. Huggins NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A tailored approach, involving cockroach extermination and using air cleaners to reduce dust, smoke and levels of other indoor allergens may consequently reduce asthma symptoms in inner-city children, new study findings suggest.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children with asthma, especially young children, miss more days of school than those without asthma, according to a new report. Dr. Kenny Y. C.
By Amy Norton NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - An education program designed for Latino asthma sufferers has shown promise for improving patients' asthma control and quality of life, according to researchers.
The symptoms of rhinitis and atopical dermatitis amongst children between the ages of 6 and 7 in the Pamplona area have increased significantly and the diagnosis of both ailments has doubled in the period between 1994 and 2001. Nevertheless, amongst children between 12 and 14-age group there has been a drop in the incidence of symptoms of rhinitis and that of atopical dermatitis has stabilised.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Occupational exposure to substances that trigger asthma can affect the severity of the disease, according to a report from France.
By Paul Simao ATLANTA (Reuters) - One out of every six U.S.
By Will Boggs, MD NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - One good thing about having asthma or hay fever, if such a thing can be said, is that it apparently reduces the overall risk of dying of cancer, compared with the odds for people with neither of these allergic conditions, according to a new report.
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Children of Mexican descent who are born in the US are nearly twice as likely to develop asthma as those born in Mexico, according to a new report.