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5 Natural Remedies for Eczema That Are Backed by Science

5 NATURAL REMEDIES FOR ECZEMA THAT ARE BACKED BY SCIENCE

A dermatologist weighs in. Those living with eczema know it can range from being an occasional inconvenience to a constant nuisance....

Children exposed to air pollution are at risk of asthma

CHILDREN EXPOSED TO AIR POLLUTION ARE AT RISK OF ASTHMA

Researchers at The Johns Hopkins University found a mix of dust, sand and non-exhaust tailpipe emissions increases youngsters under...

 
 
 
Asthma Medication With Oral Immunotherapy can Help Children Fight Food Allergies

ASTHMA MEDICATION WITH ORAL IMMUNOTHERAPY CAN HELP CHILDREN FIGHT FOOD ALLERGIES

Administering antibody medication along with tiny amounts of food that a person is allergic to, desensitizes them faster to the different...

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Can Reduce the Risk of Allergies, Asthma

OMEGA-3 FATTY ACIDS CAN REDUCE THE RISK OF ALLERGIES, ASTHMA

Dietary intake of oily fish and omega 3 fats in childhood is associated with a reduced risk of rhinitis up to adolescence.

 
 
 
Helminths Increases Risk of Allergy, Asthma in Humans

HELMINTHS INCREASES RISK OF ALLERGY, ASTHMA IN HUMANS

The intestinal worms that are usually found in animals but if found in humans, it increases the risk of allergies and asthma.

Gut Microbes in a Baby's Digestive Tract can Prevent Asthma

GUT MICROBES IN A BABY'S DIGESTIVE TRACT CAN PREVENT ASTHMA

Babies born to mothers with asthma are at an increased risk of developing asthma, especially baby boys are more at risk than girls.

 
 
 
Women are more likely to suffer from asthma than men

WOMEN ARE MORE LIKELY TO SUFFER FROM ASTHMA THAN MEN

Researchers from Vanderbilt University Medical Centre in Tennessee found women produce a type of immune cell that produces proteins...

Landmark study identifies asthma in infants

LANDMARK STUDY IDENTIFIES ASTHMA IN INFANTS

A landmark study shows how clinicians may be able to identify whether asthma will develop in patients as young as one-year-old. Children...

 
 
 
Propeller, Express Scripts Partner to Monitor Asthma, COPD Patients

PROPELLER, EXPRESS SCRIPTS PARTNER TO MONITOR ASTHMA, COPD PATIENTS

Propeller Health, a startup developing Internet-connected inhalers and complementary software to help people with respiratory disease...

Eczema babies' risk of asthma predictable at one

ECZEMA BABIES' RISK OF ASTHMA PREDICTABLE AT ONE

A study by McMaster University in Canada found having eczema alone does not raise asthma and allergies risks. But infants with a certain...

 
 
 
Obesogens Are Making Us Fat, Not Fast Food

OBESOGENS ARE MAKING US FAT, NOT FAST FOOD

Stewart Lonky, M.D. The other day, I was sitting with a group of friends when one started griping about fast food marketing campaigns...

Are your food allergies a result of lifestyle choices? Nearly half of people experience their first reactions after reaching adulthood

ARE YOUR FOOD ALLERGIES A RESULT OF LIFESTYLE CHOICES? NEARLY HALF OF PEOPLE EXPERIENCE THEIR FIRST REACTIONS AFTER REACHING ADULTHOOD

A new report from the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology has found that more than 45 percent of people develop food...

 
 
 
Chronic Conditions in Pregnant Women Puts Babies at Risk

CHRONIC CONDITIONS IN PREGNANT WOMEN PUTS BABIES AT RISK

Chronic conditions such as asthma, diabetes, hypertension, heart disease among pregnant women were associated with negative health...

New Study Shows That Dogs May Reduce Risk Of Childhood Eczema And Reduce Asthma Symptoms

NEW STUDY SHOWS THAT DOGS MAY REDUCE RISK OF CHILDHOOD ECZEMA AND REDUCE ASTHMA SYMPTOMS

While a dog's fur coat can sometimes be problematic for individuals with allergies, new studies have shown prenatal and early exposure...

 
 
 
Asthma Risk in Babies Reduced by Omega-3 Oil Supplements

ASTHMA RISK IN BABIES REDUCED BY OMEGA-3 OIL SUPPLEMENTS

Omega-3 oil supplementation during pregnancy reduces the risk of asthma, wheezing, and lower respiratory tract infections in children.

Almost 50% of people develop food allergies after age 17

ALMOST 50% OF PEOPLE DEVELOP FOOD ALLERGIES AFTER AGE 17

A new report form the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology has found that nearly half of US adults develop a food allergy...

 
 
 
Peanut allergies have increased 21 percent in 7 years

PEANUT ALLERGIES HAVE INCREASED 21 PERCENT IN 7 YEARS

Researchers from the American College of Allergy, Asthma, an Immunology in Illinois found that peanut allergies have increased in children....

Vaginal seeding babies could give them deadly chlamydia

VAGINAL SEEDING BABIES COULD GIVE THEM DEADLY CHLAMYDIA

An expert from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists warns the potential risks of 'vaginal seeding' outweigh the...

 
 
 
Asthma Biomarkers from Lung Bacteria Identified

ASTHMA BIOMARKERS FROM LUNG BACTERIA IDENTIFIED

The lung microbiome plays a key role in asthma severity and response to treatment. Microbiome is a potential biomarker for asthma.

Obesity worsens asthma symptoms for children, study finds

OBESITY WORSENS ASTHMA SYMPTOMS FOR CHILDREN, STUDY FINDS

A new study published by Pediatric Allergy and Immunology has found that obesity worsens asthma symptoms for children.