A 3-D laboratory method has been developed to test asthma and allergy medications that could reduce the need to test the drugs on animals.
The enzyme SKG1 may be a useful target in treating asthma and boosting the effects of certain cancer therapies, according to researchers from Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center.
Initiatives across the country are expanding access to quality spirometry, a key component in the proper diagnosis and treatment of respiratory conditions like COPD and asthma.
White children exposed to high levels of traffic-related air pollution were three times more likely to be readmitted to the hospital for asthma than white children without exposure, according to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.
Rates of preterm birth and hospital admissions for child asthma dropped by 10% following the implementation of laws that prohibit smoking in public places.
A new study out of The Ohio State University is the first to link Cbl-b to allergic asthma in an animal model.
Health Care Service Corporation will begin covering FeNO testing for asthma diagnosis and management effective April 1, 2014, according to a press announcement by Aerocrine.
GlaxoSmithKline reported positive results from 2 phase-III clinical trials for mepolizumab, a new treatment for severe eosinophilic asthma. If the drug were to receive FDA approval, it would become the first non-inhaled treatment for severe asthma.
Approximately $7.6 million has been invested in the network to promote cutting-edge research and foster collaboration between Canada’s top experts in asthma and COPD
Normal physiological changes of the mother during pregnancy have the potential to exacerbate preexisting cardiorespiratory conditions or lead to new disorders.