Asthma, even a mild form, is the single most important factor that increases the risk of death from anaphylaxis (allergic shock).
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GlaxoSmithKline announced availability of two formulations of an inhaled corticosteroid with a dose counter -- Flovent HFA 44 mcg and Flovent Diskus 50 mcg -- for children ages four and older with mild, persistent asthma.
Asthma epidemic in children may be explained with the rise in cigarette use by adults over the past century, as the prevalence of asthma has increased at least threefold.
Miriam Garcia of St. Phillip Neri School is enjoying after winning Grand Prize honors during the 2007 Asthma Alliance of Indianapolis poster contest.
In honor of World Asthma Day, Lt. Governor Patty Judge has asked that Iowans remember those Iowans who are affected by Asthma.
Pulmonologists are using pediatric technology to help diagnose and provide asthma treatment to young children.
Low-income African-American high school students with asthma who participated in a specially-designed, web-based asthma management program reported fewer days and nights with symptoms of asthma.
Community health centers and clinics across the country will be distributing asthma inhalers free of charge to their uninsured and underserved asthma patients beginning this week.
Millions of doses of potentially dangerous inhalation asthma drugs are distributed to respiratory patients every year - and state and federal agencies don't have the resources to stop it.
A new review suggests that asthma treatment based on tests of fluid coughed up from the lungs could reduce the frequency and severity of flare-ups in adult asthma patients.
Researchers address the prevalence of step-down asthma therapy as symptoms subside.
The Council for Quality Respiratory Care expressed concern regarding the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services final rule on competitive bidding.
New York State Agriculture Commissioner Patrick Hooker today warned sulfite sensitive consumers and asthmatics to avoid consuming "Energy Club brand Healthy California Mix" due to the presence of undeclared sulfites in the product.
Close-knit ethnic neighborhoods may allow foreign-born Latinos to breathe a little easier, fighting Asthma.
The world's first ever drug-free treatment for asthma which was trialled at Glenfield Hospital has transformed the lives of the patients from Leicester who took part in the research.
When it comes to the development of asthma or other respiratory problems, living in an ethnic enclave appears to be protective.
The maintenance combination asthma therapy, SYMBICORT (budesonide/formoterol fumarate dehydrate), provides a rapid, clinically significant bronchodilatory response, or opening of the airways.
Children with attacks of sporadic asthma who were treated with the prescription drug montelukast by their parents had fewer unscheduled trips to the doctor, missed less days from school or childcare.
New research suggests that different treatments may be needed for chronic asthma, depending on whether it results from allergies or lung infections.
A promising new asthma medication researchers hope can reduce the severity and frequency of asthma attacks in inner city children, a population known to have a high prevalence of severe asthma.
Soot particles spewing from the exhaust of diesel trucks constitute a major contributor to the high rates of asthma symptoms among school aged children in the South Bronx.
Patients with symptomatic moderate asthma who were treated with anti tumor necrosis factor alpha, an anti inflammatory monoclonal antibody, experienced significantly fewer asthma exacerbations.
An asthma diagnostic test is a quick and easy way to determine whether inhaled corticosteroids will relieve a patient's chronic cough.