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10

Jun

The hygiene hypothesis: Is our obsession with cleaning making us sick?Research links allergies and asthma to one of the trappings of modern living.

The hygiene hypothesis: Is our obsession with cleaning making us sick?
Research links allergies and asthma to one of the trappings of modern living.

09

Jan

Can eating produce help with asthma?This study has exciting implications for all of us. (Who wouldn’t benefit from boosting their immune system?)

Can eating produce help with asthma?
This study has exciting implications for all of us. (Who wouldn’t benefit from boosting their immune system?)

19

Oct

6 types of asthma and how they’re treatedAsthma can be triggered by food, dust, mold and even cold air. The treatment options are just as varied.

6 types of asthma and how they’re treated
Asthma can be triggered by food, dust, mold and even cold air. The treatment options are just as varied.

08

Jun

Asthma linked to fat and fiber in dietExactly how the link between diet and asthma may work remains unclear.

Asthma linked to fat and fiber in diet
Exactly how the link between diet and asthma may work remains unclear.

05

Feb


 Living near equator likely increases allergy and asthma risk  



The cause may be linked to sun exposure and vitamin D, new study says.
The cause may be linked to sun exposure and vitamin D, new study says.

13

Nov

Menstrual cycle hormones worsen asthma symptomsNew study’s findings could help women with asthma manage their condition better.

Menstrual cycle hormones worsen asthma symptoms
New study’s findings could help women with asthma manage their condition better.

12

Sep

Asthma patients may not need daily steroidsResearchers found that people who use corticosteroids daily to control mild asthma do no better than those who use them only when they have symptoms.

Asthma patients may not need daily steroids
Researchers found that people who use corticosteroids daily to control mild asthma do no better than those who use them only when they have symptoms.

15

Aug

Do changes in atmospheric pressure cause asthma attacks?Ever feel achy, sore or wheezy when the temperature changes? You’re not alone, especially in the middle of summer when thunderstorms occur.

Do changes in atmospheric pressure cause asthma attacks?
Ever feel achy, sore or wheezy when the temperature changes? You’re not alone, especially in the middle of summer when thunderstorms occur.

01

Aug

8 percent of Olympians have asthmaLate onset asthma may be the result of athletes’ intense training regimens.

8 percent of Olympians have asthma
Late onset asthma may be the result of athletes’ intense training regimens.

25

Mar

Early exposure to bacteria builds immunity, study findsResearch suggests that our germ-fearing lifestyles are increasing levels of asthma, allergy and other autoimmune diseases.

Early exposure to bacteria builds immunity, study finds
Research suggests that our germ-fearing lifestyles are increasing levels of asthma, allergy and other autoimmune diseases.