Pulmonary DiseaseInfo Center
Biological Clock May Affect Asthma Side Effects
While the idea of your body telling you to go to sleep may seem simple, it's actually a very complex process. In fact, that process also impacts certain side effects in asthma and allergy medications.
Asthma Medication Use During Pregnancy
Women can ease most of their fears when it comes to using asthma medication during pregnancy. A new study shows one type of asthma treatment did not increase the risk of most diseases in children.
Using Asthma Medication More Than Ever
Over the past 20 years, the number of children with asthma has increased. Luckily, the number of children getting preventative treatment has also increased.
Treating Childhood Wheeze Periodically Proves Effective
Parents whose children have frequent wheezing may now have several treatment options available to them. At the first sign of a respiratory tract infection, periodic medication was just as effective as daily treatments for wheezing.
Diseases that May Go Hand in Hand
Patients who suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) face a greater risk of developing shingles compared to those without COPD. The risk becomes even greater for those taking oral steroids for COPD.
You're Doing It Wrong
Once asthma and lung disease patients leave the hospital and are no longer under the supervision of physicians, they are likely to misuse their respiratory inhalers, according to new research.