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Nine percent of American children will develop asthma at some point during their childhood.
Infants who live in "moldy" homes are three times more likely to develop asthma by age 7â€”an age that children can be accurately diagnosed with the condition.
Physician organizations are announcing new recommendations to consider when diagnosing and treating COPD.
The American College of Physicians (ACP), American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP), American Thoracic Society (ATS), and European Respiratory Society (ERS) today released a joint clinical practice guideline on diagnosing and treating stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in Annals of Internal Medicine, ACP's flagship journal. ACP convened the four organizations, which represent more than 170,000 physicians from around the world, to develop the joint guideline.
A study of more than 5,000 children found those who are not breastfed are up to 50 percent more likely to exhibit asthmatic symptoms than those who are.
Vitamin A deficiency does not increase the risk of asthma, according to new research published online in the European Respiratory Journal.
Tempering the immune response - rather than enhancing it - in asthma patients might be a better strategy when combating cold symptoms ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- People often talk about "boosting" their immunity to prevent and fight colds.
PHILADELPHIA, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Phillies and Teva Respiratory are teaming up to raise awareness of asthma, which continues to be a widespread issue in the city of Philadelphia. For the second year in a row, Teva Respiratory is hosting Phillies Asthma Awareness Night in partnership with the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) on Thursday, May 19 at Citizens Bank Park, before and during the 7:05 p.m.
A rarely prescribed asthma drug is easier to use and just as effective as conventional treatment with inhalers.
Exposure to the chemical bisphenol A during early pregnancy may be associated with wheezing in children, a new study says.
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