Friday, March 15, 2019 -- (MedPage Today) -- Odds of death up about 10% compared with low-pollution days in Chinese study
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 -- Women who took high doses of vitamin D supplementation during pregnancy did not impact their child’s risk for asthma by the age of 6 years, according to data recently published in JAMA.“The Copenhagen Prospective Studies on Asthma in Childhood 2010 vitamin D randomized clinical trial found that at the age of 3 years, children of women randomized to high-dose vs. standard-dose vitamin D did not have a statistically significant reduced risk of persistent wheeze; however, a clinically important protective effect could not be excluded,” Niklas Brustad, MD, of the Copenhagen
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 -- Asthma UK has revealed that people with asthma are rationing their medication due to prescription costs.
Sunday, February 24, 2019 -- (MedPage Today) -- Also, women taking opioids have greatest asthma risk
Thursday, February 21, 2019 -- In the largest study of its kind, researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have found new clues into the parts of the human genome associated with the higher rates of asthma in those of African ancestry.
Friday, February 15, 2019 -- (Reuters Health) - School-age children with asthma who receive education on managing the condition may have fewer attacks, emergency room visits and hospitalizations than those who don't get such classes, a recent study suggests.