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Nonwhites Exposed to More Air Pollution: Study

April 15, 2014

TUESDAY, April 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Nonwhite Americans are exposed to 38 percent higher levels of nitrogen dioxide air pollution than whites, a new study shows.
Nitrogen dioxide comes from sources such as power plants and car exhausts, and this type of air pollution is associated with asthma and heart disease, the researchers said.
They [...]


Smoking Bans Linked to Drop in Premature Births, Kids’ Asthma Attacks

March 31, 2014

Bans on smoking in public places and the workplace in North America and Europe are linked to a 10 percent drop in premature births and the number of children going to the hospital for an asthma flare-up, according to a new study.


Traffic Smog Tied to Hospital Stays for White Kids With Asthma

March 27, 2014

THURSDAY, March 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) — High levels of traffic-related air pollution greatly increase white children’s risk of being readmitted to the hospital due to asthma, a new study finds.
Researchers looked at 758 children, aged 1 to 16, who were admitted to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center for asthma or wheezing. About one-third of [...]


Allergy Season Springs Into Bloom

March 22, 2014

SATURDAY, March 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Many people are happy to see the end of this long, cold winter, but those with pollen allergies might not greet spring with open arms.
There are, however, a number of things people with pollen allergies — also called hay fever — can do to reduce or prevent [...]


Preterm Birth May Raise Child’s Asthma Risk, Study Suggests

March 13, 2014

THURSDAY, March 13, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A new study may add asthma to the list of downsides of being born too early.
Children who were born prematurely appear to be at higher risk for asthma and wheezing disorders, according to a new review.
Researchers led by Dr. Aziz Sheikh, of Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, [...]


September Peak Month for Kids’ Asthma Flares: Study

March 10, 2014

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter
MONDAY, March 10, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Many parents know that allergies are seasonal, but fewer may realize that the same is true of asthma: A new study suggests the riskiest time for children with asthma is September, as they head back to school.
Researchers found that the rates of asthma flares [...]


Common Asthma Meds May Raise Sleep Apnea Risk, Study Says

February 28, 2014

By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter
FRIDAY, Feb. 28, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Medicines commonly used to control asthma may increase the risk of a potentially serious sleep problem in some people, a small, early study suggests.
“Inhaled corticosteroids may predispose to sleep apnea in some asthma patients,” said study author Dr. Mihaela Teodorescu, an associate professor of medicine [...]


A Mother’s Colds During Pregnancy Linked to Asthma in Children

February 5, 2014

A mother’s level of exposure to viral infections and bacteria during pregnancy affect the environment in the womb, and therefore the baby’s risk of developing asthma and allergies in childhood, researchers report.


Black Children, Teens More Likely to Return to Hospital for Asthma: Study

February 3, 2014

MONDAY, Feb. 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Financial and social hardships are the major reasons black children and teens are twice as likely as whites to be readmitted to the hospital for asthma, a new study suggests.
Researchers looked at nearly 800 asthma patients, aged 1 to 16, who were admitted to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical [...]


Premature Birth Linked to Asthma, Wheezing in Childhood

January 29, 2014

A new analysis of existing research suggests that premature babies face a higher risk of developing asthma and wheezing disorders when they’re older. Researchers from Harvard Medical School, the Maastricht University Medical Center in the Netherlands and the University of Edinburgh in Scotland examined 30 studies that included about 1.5 million children.



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