A new study suggests that women aged 40 to 60 with asthma are admitted to hospital more than twice as often as males in the same age group. Drawing on a decade’s worth of data from the National Inpatient Sample databases, researchers from New York’s Downtown Hospital and Weill Cornell Medical College found that for… Read more »
Studies have shown that more than half of people with asthma are not properly managing it.
Asthma is a lifelong, chronic condition. There is no cure.
It is important to know what triggers your asthma, so that you can avoid that trigger as much as possible.
Most of the commonly used asthma medications are inhalers. These devices deliver medications right to the lungs, allowing them to work only where they are needed.
Third-hand smoke is a new name for an old problem: smoke particles that linger on hair, skin, clothes, furniture, carpet and toys, long after the smoker has butted out. Third-hand smoke contains the same toxic chemicals – such as lead and arsenic – as second-hand smoke. Third-hand smoke can harm infants and babies Even if… Read more »