Tag Archives: Asthma

Asthma More Prevalent in Obese and Overweight Kids

An estimated 6.1 million children suffer from asthma, making the respiratory illness the most common chronic condition among kids, according to the American Lung Association. Now, new findings published in the journal Pediatrics suggest that overweight and obese youngsters face a higher risk of developing asthma compared with their healthy-sized counterparts, reports DukeHealth. For the… Read More »

Increased Medication Burden for Patients With Both Asthma and Allergies

November 18, 2018 Share this content: When patients have both asthma and allergies, their need for asthma medication increases compared with patients with only asthma. This article is part of Pulmonology Advisor‘s coverage of the ACAAI 2018 meeting, taking place in Seattle, Washington. Our staff will report on medical research related to allergy, asthma, and… Read More »