Health News

Keeping Asthma in Check
Getting flu vaccinations and having asthma medications on hand at school may help keep kids with asthma healthy, according to two new studies.
Identifying Tough-to-Control Asthma
How difficult asthma is to control varies case by case. But new research may help one predict the tough cases.
How Late-Onset Asthma Might Affect Your Heart
Adults who develop late-onset asthma may face a raised risk of heart disease and stroke, a new study found.
Childhood Asthma Now, COPD Later
Childhood asthma with reduced growth of lung function may be tied to a raised risk for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in early adulthood, a new study found.
New Severe Asthma Rx Gets Green Light
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Cinqair (reslizumab) to manage severe asthma.
Could Colds Be Behind Asthma Hospitalizations?
Right after schools reopen after break could be the most dangerous time of year for children with asthma, new evidence suggests. And the reason why may surprise you.
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.
Vitamin D in Moms-to-Be: The Effect on Kids' Asthma
Could the vitamin D in mom's diet during pregnancy affect her children's future health? Regarding asthma, that question might have been answered.
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.
The Asthma-Migraine Connection
If you have asthma, you may be more likely to develop another common condition.