Immunology

Study shows surprise low-level ozone impact on asthma patients

A new study led by UNC School of Medicine researchers indicates that ozone has a greater impact on asthma patients than previously thought. The study, published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, recruited ...

Inflammatory disorders

City kids with asthma suffer less if they live near a park

Milan, Italy: Children with asthma who live in the city may have fewer days with symptoms the closer they live to parks and green spaces, according to research to be presented at the European Respiratory Society International ...

Immunology

School's in for asthma medication adherence

Doctors and researchers have long known that the level of stress patients experience is inversely linked to how adherent they are with taking medications: The higher the stress, the less likely patients are to take doses ...

Immunology

Infant lung function a predictor of adult asthma

A new study by The University of Western Australia has found that reduced lung function in infants is an accurate predictor of persistent asthma in young adults.

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