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Cold-like infections make 'cough receptors' in the airways more sensitive, making asthmatics more prone to bouts of coughing and wheezing, reveal scientists presenting their findings at the Society for General Microbiology's Spring Conference in Dublin.
Accelerated growth in the first three months of life, but not fetal growth, is associated with an increased risk of asthma symptoms in young children.
A new study supports previous findings that children delivered by caesarean section have an increased risk of developing asthma.
A new air purification machine that cleans the air while asthma sufferers sleep reportedly can drastically reduce the symptoms they experience during the course of a day.
Children who started eating fish before nine months of age are less likely to suffer from pre-school wheeze, but face a higher risk if they were treated with broad spectrum antibiotics in the first week of life or their mother took paracetamol during pregnancy.
Financial strain and competing priorities at home may contribute to greater number of hospital readmissions of children with asthma from single-parent homes compared to dual-parent households.
Wheezy toddlers who have a sensitivity to house dust mites are more at risk of developing asthma by the age of 12.
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