Category: Asthma

Do you have asthma? If so, chances are that you have at least one allergy, as well. A study published in the April issue of Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology examined data on 2,600 patients and found that the vast majority of asthma sufferers also have coinciding allergies. The data the researchers used was […]

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According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, over 70 percent of U.S. households have a dog or cat. Unfortunately, furry pets are also the most common causes of allergy problems, especially in infants and children. It has been estimated that as much as 30 percent of asthma sufferers also have pet allergies. […]

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Children who are exposed to the chemical Bisphenol A are at a higher risk for asthma than children who are not, according to a new study published in Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. If you’ve never heard of Bisphenol A (also known as BPA), you may need to think again!  BPA is used in […]

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The lungs have historically been thought to be sterile, but researchers have found that even healthy lungs have fungi. An interesting new research study finds that some species of fungi are far more common in the lungs of asthma sufferers. Researchers hope that the discovery of fungal particles will help them understand how to treat […]

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