Inflammatory disorders

Bedroom air filters help asthmatic children breathe easier

Using a bedroom air filter that traps fine particles of pollution with diameters smaller than 2.5 micrometers can significantly improve breathing in asthmatic children, a new study by American and Chinese scientists shows.

Inflammatory disorders

Heat waves pose asthma risk spike for babies

(Medical Xpress)—Babies are at an increased risk of having an asthma attack during a heat wave, new research into the effects of weather events on the debilitating respiratory condition has uncovered.

Health

Exercise benefits people with asthma

Appropriate exercise programs can provide valuable benefits to people with asthma, helping to reduce the severity of attacks or prevent them entirely, finds a new evidence review in The Cochrane Library. The review also found ...

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