A New Rx for Chronic Sinusitis
Scientists don't know exactly what causes nasal polyps to grow. But they may have developed an effective treatment for these bothersome growths.
The Asthma-Shingles Connection
Ever had chickenpox? If so, you're at risk of shingles. But you may be at an even higher risk if you also have this common condition.
Got Asthma? Get off the Couch
For some asthma patients, exercise can trigger shortness of breath and other related symptoms — but new evidence suggests that having asthma doesn't have to keep you out of the game.
Asthma Inhalers, Allergy Devices Could Save Lives
In a severe allergy attack, patients may need to take medication fast — and using medication incorrectly could slow this process. Many patients may need more education on how to use their medications properly.
When Are X-Rays Too Much Care?
One of the first things doctors need to do to treat a child in the emergency room is determine what the problem is. Chest X-rays are one way to spot the problem for kids with lung conditions.
The Challenges of Young Adult Asthma
With asthma, sometimes the simple act of breathing can be a real challenge. For young adults with asthma, the transition from living with parents to moving out on their own may present another challenge: maintaining access to asthma care.
Pediatricians Warn of Pesticide Exposure
Residues from pesticides are all around us: in the air, in our food, in dust, in soil. Whether used in farming or in homes, these chemicals can affect children exposed to them.
Inhaler Discontinued to Save the Planet
As part of an international agreement to discontinue the use of chlorofluorocarbons that damage the environment, a leading over-the-counter asthma inhaler will not be available next year.
Stay-at-Homes Stay Safe
Asthma, accidents and other health problems are more likely to plague children of working mothers, according to new research from North Carolina State University.