Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Revealing key insights into the trends of asthma mortality

Asthma is among the most common chronic respiratory diseases in the world. Characterized by inflammation and narrowing of the airways, it can trigger serious bouts of coughing and breathing problems. Unfortunately, asthma ...


Signs and symptoms of asthma

Asthma is a global issue. It's estimated that more than 334 million people around the world have asthma. It's a chronic disease that makes it hard to breathe. Asthma often starts in chil dhood, but can develop in people of ...

Oncology & Cancer

Cancer risk found to be higher in asthma patients

People with asthma are more likely to develop cancer, particularly those not using inhaled steroids, according to a study published online March 31 in Cancer Medicine.

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