Energy-efficient homes may trigger asthma

People living in more energy efficient homes have a greater risk of asthma, new research has found.

Bed-sharing with parents may put toddlers at asthma risk

 Toddlers who share the bed with their parents might have an increased risk of asthma in the later stages of childhood, new research has found.

Simple new 'tongue test system' to help diagnose diseases in remotest parts of India

A new 'tongue test system' has been recently developed to help diagnose diseases in remotest parts of India.

Neutralising allergen can treat asthma better

Scientists have devised a new approach to defeating asthma by targeting the trigger - allergen - before it can spark an attack.

Paracetamol's link with Asthma exaggerated: Researchers

 The fear that paracetamol given to babies can trigger asthma may be exaggerated, find researchers.

'Recurrent cough and cold in children are signs of asthma'

Children with recurrent cough, cold and wheeze should visit their physician as these are clear symptoms that the child may be suffering from asthma, a medical expert said here Tuesday.

Asthmatic patients more likely to have heart attacks

A new study has found that patients with active asthma face twofold risk of having a heart attack.

How mucus in mouth naturally fight cavities

Salivary mucins, key components of mucus, actively protect the teeth from cavity-causing bacteria, new research shows.

Exposure to mouse can cause more asthma-related issues in children than cockroach

 Scientists have found that exposure to mouse could cause more asthma-related emergency department visits for children than exposure to cockroach.

Teenagers know more about asthma than parents

 Children are more knowledgeable about how one can control asthma than their parents, says a new study.

Indoor air pollution turning fatal for Indian kids

A new study has indicated that children in India who were exposed to more indoor pollutants had increased levels of asthma and allergic rhinitis (hay fever).

Indoor air pollution fatal for children's lungs

Children who are exposed to more indoor pollution suffer more from asthma and allergic rhinitis (hay fever), shows a study done by an Indian American on Indian children.

Asthma and allergies: Toddler suffers deadly allergic reaction after eating an orange

In a rare case, a two and-a-half year-old toddler in Pennsylvania suffered a life-threatening allergic reaction called anaphylaxis after eating an orange, highlighting the dangerous link between allergies and asthma.

Asthma could affect entire body, not just lungs

Asthma could be more dangerous than previously thought as researchers have found that it could affect the whole body, not just the lungs.

Asthma attacks can be controlled by Vitamin D

An Israeli research has found that asthma flare ups can be helpped by boosting the level of Vitamin D in deficients asthmatics.

Avoid air pollution to manage asthma

A simple change in your lifestyle to avoid air pollution can help manage ashtha problems, shows a study.

Job loss fears may put people at asthma risk

Work-related stress and a fear of losing one's job may put people at the risk of developing asthma, warns an observational study.

Fathers who smoke before conception risks having asthmatic kids

A new study has revealed that men who smoke before the conception could give asthma to their babies.

Five natural ways to manage asthma

Here are a few tips that may help to manage asthma naturally or prevent asthma attacks.

Flour main cause of occupational asthma: Study

German researchers have identified flour as the main cause of occupational asthma, closely followed by cleaning products.