Health News

New Guidelines for Controlling Asthma in Older Women
Asthma can be difficult to deal with for anyone at any age. But older women may suffer more from the condition than other groups.
FDA Approves OTC Flonase
To ease the symptoms of allergies, many people turn to nasal sprays. These allergy patients will soon have a new over-the-counter option.
Parents Worried Most if Child Was Allergic to Eggs, Milk
Many children are allergic to peanuts, but parents may worry most about other food allergies.
A Bit of Grime Might Protect Babies From Allergies
Parents of newborns usually don’t want their children around cockroaches, rodents or cats. New research suggests that exposure to those creatures may not be as harmful as once thought — it may even be beneficial.
Note to People with Allergies: Pollen Peaks at Different Times
People with allergies know that the severity of their symptoms can change during the day, and based on new research, there may be a pattern to when allergies will be at their worst.
Antibody Decreased Asthma Response
Getting to the root of the cause of asthma may help develop more effective treatments. A new drug has targeted one of those possible causes.
Kids' Eczema Tied to Warts and Infection
The exact cause of childhood eczema is not known, but it may involve an issue with the immune system that increases the risk of other health problems.
New Rx Approved for Grass Pollen Allergies
Some allergy patients might be able to spend this spring a little more comfortable than usual. A new form of allergy medicine was recently approved in the US.
Eczema May Stick Around for Life
It's not uncommon for children to experience symptoms of eczema, a skin condition also called atopic dermatitis. It is less understood how long those symptoms last for individuals.
Additives Didn't Spur Skin Condition
People with a mysterious skin condition are eager for doctors to pinpoint a cause. Based on a new study, researchers may be able to strike one potential source of the irritation.