Asthma Archives

FDA Approves Removal of Box Warning From Advair, Breo Asthma Therapies

FDA Approves Removal of Box Warning From Advair, Breo Asthma Therapies

Updates were also made to the Warnings and Precautions section of labeling for ICS/LABA-class medications.

Precision Medicine May Pave the Way for Better Treatment in Asthma, COPD

Precision Medicine May Pave the Way for Better Treatment in Asthma, COPD

At a research seminar held by the European Respiratory Society in February 2017, a group of investigators discussed how precision medicine may improve treatment in asthma and COPD.

Maintaining Asthma Control With Reduced Daily Inhaled Corticosteroid Dose

Maintaining Asthma Control With Reduced Daily Inhaled Corticosteroid Dose

Daily inhaled corticosteroid dose can be safely reduced in some adult patients with asthma.

Physiotherapy Breathing Retraining Improves Quality of Life in Uncontrolled Asthma

Physiotherapy Breathing Retraining Improves Quality of Life in Uncontrolled Asthma

Nonpharmacological approaches to asthma management may improve patient quality of life.

Asthma May Increase Risk for Type 1 Diabetes in Children

Asthma May Increase Risk for Type 1 Diabetes in Children

While a previous diagnosis of asthma may increase the risk for type 1 diabetes in children, the converse does not appear to be true.

Short-Duration Dexamethasone Effective for Pediatric Asthma Exacerbations

Short-Duration Dexamethasone Effective for Pediatric Asthma Exacerbations

Children with asthma exacerbations may be treated with 2 doses of dexamethasone instead of with prednisolone/prednisone.

FDA Approves First Treatment for Eosinophilic Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis

FDA Approves First Treatment for Eosinophilic Granulomatosis With Polyangiitis

Prior to this expanded indication, patients with this challenging, rare disease did not have an FDA-approved treatment option.

Chronic Lung Disease Research in the Pipeline: An Interview With Augustine M.K. Choi, MD

Chronic Lung Disease Research in the Pipeline: An Interview With Augustine M.K. Choi, MD

Pulmonology Advisor sits down with Augustine M.K. Choi, MD, Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean of Weill Cornell Medicine to discuss the latest topics in pulmonary medicine.

Examining the Efficacy of Carbon Monoxide Therapy in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: An Interview With Augustine M.K. Choi, MD

Examining the Efficacy of Carbon Monoxide Therapy in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: An Interview With Augustine M.K. Choi, MD

Pulmonology Advisor sits down with Augustine M.K. Choi, MD, Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean of Weill Cornell Medicine to discuss the latest topics in pulmonary medicine.

Role of E-Cigarettes in Asthma Development and Exacerbation

Role of E-Cigarettes in Asthma Development and Exacerbation

Smokers with asthma have been encouraged to switch from conventional to electronic cigarettes, but the latter may still cause respiratory damage.

Food Allergies May Increase Risk for Asthma in Children

Food Allergies May Increase Risk for Asthma in Children

Investigators sought to determine the association between food allergies and the development of asthma.

Identifying New Therapeutics for Pulmonary Diseases: An Interview With Augustine M.K. Choi, MD

Identifying New Therapeutics for Pulmonary Diseases: An Interview With Augustine M.K. Choi, MD

Pulmonology Advisor sits down with Augustine M.K. Choi, MD of Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean of Weill Cornell Medicine to discuss the latest topics in pulmonary medicine.

The Potential Pitfalls of Machine Learning Algorithms in Medicine

The Potential Pitfalls of Machine Learning Algorithms in Medicine

The ability of machine learning programs to diagnose medical conditions and predict outcomes is discussed in an opinion article.

Overview of Autophagy Research in COPD: An Interview With Augustine M.K. Choi, MD

Overview of Autophagy Research in COPD: An Interview With Augustine M.K. Choi, MD

Pulmonology Advisor sits down with Augustine M.K. Choi, MD, Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean of Weill Cornell Medicine to discuss the latest topics in pulmonary medicine.

Pneumonia Found Infrequently on Chest X-Ray in Children With Acute Asthma Exacerbations

Pneumonia Found Infrequently on Chest X-Ray in Children With Acute Asthma Exacerbations

Chest radiography, a procedure often performed in the emergency department, infrequently changes medical management of children with acute asthma exacerbations.

Asthma Control in Nonobese Patients Improves With Exercise and Diet

Asthma Control in Nonobese Patients Improves With Exercise and Diet

Exercise and diet improves asthma control in nonobese patients with asthma.

Asthma Risk Increased With Atopic Dermatitis Plus Allergic Sensitization

Asthma Risk Increased With Atopic Dermatitis Plus Allergic Sensitization

Atopic dermatitis without concomitant allergic sensitization in children is not associated an increased risk for asthma.

Intranasal Omalizumab Use and Systemic Total Immunoglobulin E Levels

Intranasal Omalizumab Use and Systemic Total Immunoglobulin E Levels

Intranasal administration of omalizumab does not result in relevant change of allergen-specific and total IgE levels in patients with birch pollen allergy.

Omalizumab May Be Stepped-Down or Withdrawn in Severe Allergic Asthma

Omalizumab May Be Stepped-Down or Withdrawn in Severe Allergic Asthma

Omalizumab may be safely withdrawn or stepped down in patients with severe allergic asthma.

Inhaled Corticosteroid Use and Fracture Risk in Pediatric Asthma

Inhaled Corticosteroid Use and Fracture Risk in Pediatric Asthma

A population-based study aimed to determine whether inhaled corticosteroid use increased risk of fracture in children with asthma.

Breastfeeding May Decrease Flexural Dermatitis Risk, But Not Asthma

Breastfeeding May Decrease Flexural Dermatitis Risk, But Not Asthma

Exclusive breastfeeding may have a protective effect against flexural dermatitis development in infants, but appears to have no long-term effect on measures of asthma.

Asthma Clinical Trials Need to Include Patient-Reported Outcomes

Asthma Clinical Trials Need to Include Patient-Reported Outcomes

More asthma clinical trials will include patient-reported outcomes as they will help guide clinicians' understanding of their patients' disease.

Benralizumab Approved by FDA for Severe Eosinophilic Asthma

Benralizumab Approved by FDA for Severe Eosinophilic Asthma

A significant improvement in lung function and annual asthma exacerbation rate was noted vs placebo.

Effect of Tobacco Smoke Exposure in Children With Asthma

Effect of Tobacco Smoke Exposure in Children With Asthma

Prenatal tobacco smoke exposure appears to be associated with airflow obstruction in children who have asthma.

Severe Steroid-Dependent Asthma Benefits From Dupilumab

Severe Steroid-Dependent Asthma Benefits From Dupilumab

Patients treated with dupilumab experienced fewer asthma exacerbations than the overall population.

Asthma Control With Mobile Health Initiatives

Asthma Control With Mobile Health Initiatives

Mobile devices may help patients with asthma better manage and control their disease.

Asthma Exacerbations Treated With Injectable Dexamethasone Administered Orally

Asthma Exacerbations Treated With Injectable Dexamethasone Administered Orally

Pediatric patients benefited from orally administered injectable dexamethasone for asthma exacerbations.

Internet-Based Survey Identifies Patients With Labile Asthma Control

Internet-Based Survey Identifies Patients With Labile Asthma Control

A survey that was part of the Severe Asthma Research Program found a specific subgroup of patients with asthma who have highly variable asthma control.

Montelukast Reduces Need for Rescue Medication in Young Children

Montelukast Reduces Need for Rescue Medication in Young Children

Montelukast therapy reduced the need for rescue medication in young children with recurring wheezing illness.

Atopy May Increase Risk for Asthma Relapse

Atopy May Increase Risk for Asthma Relapse

Investigators evaluated respiratory viruses, atypical bacteria, and atopy on the severity of asthma and the effect on recovery.

Effect of Human Rhinovirus Species on Pediatric Asthma Exacerbation Severity

Effect of Human Rhinovirus Species on Pediatric Asthma Exacerbation Severity

The modifying effect of human rhinovirus on asthma exacerbation severity was examined in a pediatric population.

Biomarkers Useful for Differentiating Between Asthma and COPD

Biomarkers Useful for Differentiating Between Asthma and COPD

Patients with asthma were found to have higher blood eosinophil counts, fractional exhaled nitric oxide levels, and total serum IgE concentrations compared with patients with COPD.

Asthma Management During Pregnancy: How to Benefit Both Mothers and Infants

Asthma Management During Pregnancy: How to Benefit Both Mothers and Infants

Although some pregnant women discontinue their asthma medications for fear of fetal drug toxicity, they may be putting their babies at greater risk.

Once- vs Twice-Daily Treatment for Controlled Asthma: Examining Outcomes

Once- vs Twice-Daily Treatment for Controlled Asthma: Examining Outcomes

Researchers assessed the efficacy of a once-daily treatment option for controlled asthma.

Asthma Exacerbations May Be Alleviated With Vitamin D Supplementation

Asthma Exacerbations May Be Alleviated With Vitamin D Supplementation

Asthma exacerbations may be reduced with vitamin D supplementation.

Chronic Respiratory Disease Mortality Rates Increase From 1980 to 2014

Chronic Respiratory Disease Mortality Rates Increase From 1980 to 2014

Mortality rates and changes in mortality rates for chronic respiratory diseases in the United States varied by county, sex, and particular disease type.

Extrafine-Particle vs Fine-Particle ICS Therapy: Improvements in Asthma Control

Extrafine-Particle vs Fine-Particle ICS Therapy: Improvements in Asthma Control

Compared with fine particle inhaled corticosteroids, extrafine particle inhaled corticosteroids helped patients achieve asthma control.

Montelukast Associated With Depression, Nightmares in Children

Montelukast Associated With Depression, Nightmares in Children

Montelukast is associated with depression, aggression, and nightmares in children.

Response to Omalizumab May Depend on Asthma Severity, Eosinophil Counts

Response to Omalizumab May Depend on Asthma Severity, Eosinophil Counts

Patients with clinical markers of greater asthma severity may experience a more significant reduction of exacerbations when treated with omalizumab.

Updated Guidelines for Noninvasive Ventilation in Acute Respiratory Failure

Updated Guidelines for Noninvasive Ventilation in Acute Respiratory Failure

The European Respiratory Society and American Thoracic Society have released updated guidelines on the use of noninvasive ventilation for acute respiratory failure.

Elderly Patients With Asthma May Have a Distinct Phenotype

Elderly Patients With Asthma May Have a Distinct Phenotype

Asthma in elderly patients presents with increased airway obstruction and mixed inflammation, possibly representing a distinct phenotype.

Consequences of Discontinuing Inhaled Corticosteroids in Children With Asthma

Consequences of Discontinuing Inhaled Corticosteroids in Children With Asthma

Children who discontinue inhaled corticosteroids for well-controlled asthma may experience worsening symptoms.

Asthma-Related Quality of Life, Sickness Behavior Linked to Self-Rated Health

Asthma-Related Quality of Life, Sickness Behavior Linked to Self-Rated Health

A greater degree of sickness behavior and poorer asthma-related quality of life were both associated with poorer self-rated health in patients with allergic asthma.

Long-term Benefits of Fluticasone Furoate Plus Vilanterol in Asthma Control

Long-term Benefits of Fluticasone Furoate Plus Vilanterol in Asthma Control

Fluticasone furoate plus vilanterol therapy offers long-term asthma control without serious adverse events.

Preventing Childhood Adverse Respiratory Outcomes With Folic Acid in Pregnancy

Preventing Childhood Adverse Respiratory Outcomes With Folic Acid in Pregnancy

Early initiation of folic acid or prenatal vitamin supplementation may protect the offspring of mothers who have a history of atopy from adverse childhood respiratory outcomes.

Pneumococcal Vaccination Trends in Work vs Non-Work-Related Asthma

Pneumococcal Vaccination Trends in Work vs Non-Work-Related Asthma

Fewer than half of patients with asthma have received a pneumococcal vaccination.

Sex-Based Differences in Emergency Department Follow-up With Acute Asthma Exacerbations

Sex-Based Differences in Emergency Department Follow-up With Acute Asthma Exacerbations

Identifying gender-based differences in asthma follow-ups is crucial to understanding sex-based differences in health behaviors.

Asthma May Increase Likelihood of Needing Fertility Treatment

Asthma May Increase Likelihood of Needing Fertility Treatment

Good asthma control can improve fertility in women with asthma.

Breastfeeding Linked to Decreased Risk for Childhood Asthma Exacerbations

Breastfeeding Linked to Decreased Risk for Childhood Asthma Exacerbations

When children are breastfed for 6 months or less, the risk for asthma exacerbations decreases.

Diet and Exercise May Improve Asthma Symptoms in Non-obese Patients

Diet and Exercise May Improve Asthma Symptoms in Non-obese Patients

Diet and exercise appeared to improve asthma symptom control, overall fitness, and quality of life.

Moderate to Severe Asthma Exacerbation Rates Examined With Tezepelumab

Moderate to Severe Asthma Exacerbation Rates Examined With Tezepelumab

Researchers examined the efficacy of tezepelumab, a human monoclonal antibody, in treating moderate to severe asthma with non-eosinophilic inflammation.

Is Undiagnosed COPD Common in Patients Living at High Altitudes?

Is Undiagnosed COPD Common in Patients Living at High Altitudes?

After accounting for individual risk factors, living altitude is not associated with variability in COPD prevalence.

Systematic Review of Adverse Drug Events in Children With Asthma

Systematic Review of Adverse Drug Events in Children With Asthma

Pediatric patients with asthma are at the highest risk for adverse drug events, particularly with inhaled corticosteroids.

Lower Respiratory Tract Infection: Symptom Duration and Severity With Oral Prednisolone

Lower Respiratory Tract Infection: Symptom Duration and Severity With Oral Prednisolone

Oral corticosteroids did not reduce symptom severity or duration in patients with lower respiratory tract infections without asthma.

Addressing Asthma Exacerbations Via Sputum Eosinophils vs Clinical Symptoms

Addressing Asthma Exacerbations Via Sputum Eosinophils vs Clinical Symptoms

Adults with asthma benefit from tailoring interventions based on sputum eosinophils vs clinical symptoms.

Inappropriate Use of Short Acting Beta Agonists Linked to Adverse Outcomes

Inappropriate Use of Short Acting Beta Agonists Linked to Adverse Outcomes

Researchers analyzed over 2.1 million patient-years' worth of data to determine the impact of short-acting beta agonist use in asthma.

Tezepelumab Tx in Asthma: Does Treatment Reduce Exacerbations?

Tezepelumab Tx in Asthma: Does Treatment Reduce Exacerbations?

Participants received 70 mg of tezepelumab every 4 weeks throughout the study.

Global Asthma Mortality Rate Reductions at Standstill

Global Asthma Mortality Rate Reductions at Standstill

International trends in asthma mortality are useful for assessing the effect of treatment strategies on the burden of asthma.

Asthma and COPD: Updates on Prevalence, Disability, and Mortality

Asthma and COPD: Updates on Prevalence, Disability, and Mortality

A 2015 update from the 1990 Global Burden of Disease study reveals current prevalence and mortality of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Diagnostic Accuracy of NICE Asthma Algorithm Poor in Children

Diagnostic Accuracy of NICE Asthma Algorithm Poor in Children

A new algorithm developed by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence was not useful for diagnosing asthma in children and adolescents.

Steroid-Resistant Asthma: Exploring New Therapeutic Possibilities

Steroid-Resistant Asthma: Exploring New Therapeutic Possibilities

The pathogeneses of steroid insensitivity in severe, steroid-resistant asthma may unlock new potential treatments.

Association Between Asthma and Inflammatory Bowel Disease Examined

Association Between Asthma and Inflammatory Bowel Disease Examined

Asthma is associated with development of inflammatory bowel disease.

Once-Daily Fluticasone Furoate/Vilanterol Reduces Nighttime Asthma Symptoms

Once-Daily Fluticasone Furoate/Vilanterol Reduces Nighttime Asthma Symptoms

Fluticasone furoate and vilanterol combination therapy reduced both daytime and nighttime symptoms in patients with persistent uncontrolled asthma.

Sputum Eosinophil Levels Correlate With Asthma Severity

Sputum Eosinophil Levels Correlate With Asthma Severity

Elevated sputum eosinophil levels correlate with the severity of clinical outcomes in asthma.

Earlier Reduction of Allergic Response With Omalizumab in Moderate to Severe Allergic Asthma

Earlier Reduction of Allergic Response With Omalizumab in Moderate to Severe Allergic Asthma

A single-center study found that omalizumab led to reductions in allergic response much earlier than previously demonstrated.

Influenza Vaccine May Benefit Elderly Patients With Asthma

Influenza Vaccine May Benefit Elderly Patients With Asthma

Influenza vaccination provided a small protective effect in patients with asthma.

Asthma Immunotherapy Improves Lung Function, Airway Inflammation

Asthma Immunotherapy Improves Lung Function, Airway Inflammation

In children with allergic asthma and rhinitis, sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) was shown to not only improve patient-reported symptoms, but also airway inflammation and pulmonary function.

Low Vitamin D Levels Not Associated With Risk of Atopy

Low Vitamin D Levels Not Associated With Risk of Atopy

Study outcomes provided insufficient evidence to support vitamin D supplementation for the prevention of atopy.

Maternal Exposure to Air Pollution May Increase Asthma Risk Across Generations

Maternal Exposure to Air Pollution May Increase Asthma Risk Across Generations

When pregnant women are exposed to certain air pollutants, the susceptibility to allergic asthma may increase across generations.

Predicting Future Moderate or Severe Exacerbations in Asthma

Predicting Future Moderate or Severe Exacerbations in Asthma

Moderate and severe asthma exacerbations were predictive of similar future events, and they appear to be phenotypically distinct conditions.

Allergic and Nonallergic Rhinitis Guideline Updates From BSACI

Allergic and Nonallergic Rhinitis Guideline Updates From BSACI

Allergic and nonallergic rhinitis guidelines include the latest updates from BSACI for diagnosing and managing children and adults.

Referral to Asthma Diagnostic Consultation Services Improves Diagnosis, Treatment

Referral to Asthma Diagnostic Consultation Services Improves Diagnosis, Treatment

When general practitioners refer patients to asthma diagnostic consultation services asthma diagnosis improved.

9/11 First Responders Experiencing Higher Rates of Chronic Cardiovascular, Respiratory Diseases

9/11 First Responders Experiencing Higher Rates of Chronic Cardiovascular, Respiratory Diseases

Intense exposure over the course of a single day has been linked to an elevated risk of developing chronic health conditions.

Serum Periostin Biomarker in Asthma With Comorbid Upper Airway Disease

Serum Periostin Biomarker in Asthma With Comorbid Upper Airway Disease

A study of 65 patients examined the efficacy of using serum periostin as a biomarker for asthma with comorbid upper airway disease.

Does Free Sugar Consumption in Pregnancy Impact Pediatric Respiratory Outcomes?

Does Free Sugar Consumption in Pregnancy Impact Pediatric Respiratory Outcomes?

Data were collected from 8956 mother-child pairs with children born between 1991 and 1992.

Reducing Asthma Exacerbations, Improving Patient QoL With Azithromycin

Reducing Asthma Exacerbations, Improving Patient QoL With Azithromycin

Azithromycin reduced exacerbations and improved quality of life in adults with asthma in a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled trial.

Decreased Lung Function, Asthma Rates Causally Linked to BMI

Decreased Lung Function, Asthma Rates Causally Linked to BMI

BMI is causally related to higher prevalence of asthma, but not hay fever or allergy.

Asthma Reduces Sepsis Risk in Patients With Infections

Asthma Reduces Sepsis Risk in Patients With Infections

Pro-inflammatory pathways associated with asthma reduce sepsis and sepsis related mortality in patients with infection.

Maintenance Therapy With Tiotropium Bronchodilator in Uncontrolled Asthma

Maintenance Therapy With Tiotropium Bronchodilator in Uncontrolled Asthma

Two phase 3 clinical development programs showed improved breathing in children and adolescents with moderate-to-severe asthma regardless of allergic status.

Gender Disparity in Asthma Linked to Testosterone

Gender Disparity in Asthma Linked to Testosterone

Testosterone blocks production of innate lymphoid cells, possibly explaining the gender disparity in asthma diagnoses.

Thunderstorm Asthma: Strong Winds, Electrical Activity Trigger Asthma Outbreaks

Thunderstorm Asthma: Strong Winds, Electrical Activity Trigger Asthma Outbreaks

A combination of several factors -- including electrical activity, high humidity, and rainfall -- can lead to asthma outbreaks in conjunction with thunderstorms.

Increased Childhood Asthma Risk With Maternal Type 2, Gestational Diabetes

Increased Childhood Asthma Risk With Maternal Type 2, Gestational Diabetes

Asthma risk increased when mothers required antidiabetic medication during pregnancy to manage either type 2 or gestational diabetes.

ERS Updates Methacholine Challenge Test Recommendations

ERS Updates Methacholine Challenge Test Recommendations

The most recent ERS guideline includes significant changes from prior recommendations in an effort to accommodate newer delivery devices.

Increase in Asthma and Allergy Symptoms Impacted by Climate Change

Increase in Asthma and Allergy Symptoms Impacted by Climate Change

The rise in asthma and allergy symptoms may be due to climate change which heightens the damage of airway cells by outdoor fungus.

Mepolizumab for Eosinophilic Granulomatosis Reduces Glucocorticoid Use

Mepolizumab for Eosinophilic Granulomatosis Reduces Glucocorticoid Use

Mepolizumab resulted in longer remission periods with a larger proportion of participants in remission compared to the placebo, which resulted in reduced glucocorticoid use.

Grass Pollen SLIT Beneficial for Allergic Rhinitis Progression

Grass Pollen SLIT Beneficial for Allergic Rhinitis Progression

Sublingual immunotherapy is associated with slower AR progression and less frequent asthma onset in patients with allergic rhinitis.

Asthma Risk Increased With Prenatal Exposure to Air Pollution

Asthma Risk Increased With Prenatal Exposure to Air Pollution

Prenatal exposure to ambient fine particulate matter and stress are linked to increased childhood asthma in boys by age 6 years.

Imatinib Effective in Treating Severe Refractory Asthma

Imatinib Effective in Treating Severe Refractory Asthma

Imatinib demonstrated an improvement in mast-cell activity and airway hyperresponsiveness in severe refractory asthma vs placebo.

Does Benralizumab Effectively Reduce Glucocorticoid Doses in Asthma?

Does Benralizumab Effectively Reduce Glucocorticoid Doses in Asthma?

Researchers compared 4- and 8-week benralizumab vs placebo for asthma.

Could Antioxidants Prevent Wheezing in Infants Following Viral ARIs?

Could Antioxidants Prevent Wheezing in Infants Following Viral ARIs?

Oxidative stress may play an important role in the development of recurrent wheezing following viral ARIs in infancy.

Increased Risk of Asthma in Children With Early Antibiotic Use

Increased Risk of Asthma in Children With Early Antibiotic Use

Data from the Generation R, SEATON, PACMAN, and BREATHE studies were analyzed to determine the link between asthma, asthma exacerbations, and childhood antibiotic use.

Bronchial Thermoplasty Effective in Severe, Persistent Asthma

Bronchial Thermoplasty Effective in Severe, Persistent Asthma

Compared to the year prior to bronchial thermoplasty (BT) treatment, in the 2 years after BT treatment, patients experienced reduction in severe exacerbations, hospitalizations, and ER visits.

Elevated Asthma Risk Linked to PCOS Diagnosis in Reproductive-Aged Women

Elevated Asthma Risk Linked to PCOS Diagnosis in Reproductive-Aged Women

More than 4 million women were included in an examination of the relationship between asthma and polycystic ovary syndrome.

Three Research Institutes Unite to Reduce the Burden of Asthma

Three Research Institutes Unite to Reduce the Burden of Asthma

Five studies collaboratively funded by the NIEHS, NHLBI, and NIAID explore ways of preventing and treating asthma.

Risk of Worsening Asthma From LAIV Unfounded

Risk of Worsening Asthma From LAIV Unfounded

A new study found no risks for exacerbation of asthma in children given LAIV, despite ACIP recommendations against its use in children with asthma.

Mepolizumab Improves Quality of Life in Severe Eosinophilic Asthma

Mepolizumab Improves Quality of Life in Severe Eosinophilic Asthma

Mepolizumab showed early and sustained clinically relevant improvements in quality of life, with a good safety profile in severe eosinophilic asthma.

Is There a Link Between Asthma and Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Is There a Link Between Asthma and Rheumatoid Arthritis?

The association between asthma and Rheumatoid arthritis can help identify high-risk patients and improve treatment options.

Asthma Linked to Migraine Risk in Children

Asthma Linked to Migraine Risk in Children

Treatment with antiasthma and antihistamine medication may help reduce migraine in this population.

Increase Pneumonia Risk in Asthma With Inhaled Corticosteroids Use

Increase Pneumonia Risk in Asthma With Inhaled Corticosteroids Use

Patients with asthma have an increased risk of pneumonia when using inhaled corticosteroids, including budesonide and fluticasone.

Risk of Adverse Effects in Asthma Increases With Oral Corticosteroids

Risk of Adverse Effects in Asthma Increases With Oral Corticosteroids

Oral corticosteroids, regardless of dose or duration, may increase the risk of adverse effects in patients with severe asthma.

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