Top News: #Asthma

Here are the top read news for #asthma:


asthmaScientists discover asthma’s potential root cause and a novel treatment:

Published today in Science Translational Medicine journal, Cardiff University researchers, working in collaboration with scientists at King’s College London and the Mayo Clinic (USA), describe the previously unproven role of the calcium sensing receptor (CaSR) in causing asthma, a disease which affects 300 million people worldwide. Read more


Study opens door to new treatment for hard-to-treat asthmatic children:

Researchers have identified a biological basis for asthmatic children who do not respond well to corticosteroid treatment – currently the most effective treatment for chronic asthma and acute asthma attack. Read more


A woman uses an asthma inhalerBreath of Fresh Air: How Smartphones Can Help Asthma Sufferers:

As smartphones become ubiquitous, several companies are taking advantage of these portable computers to track when and where people with asthma need their medication. Read more


medicine_pills_health_careCommon asthma steroids linked to side effects in adrenal glands:

After stopping steroids commonly prescribed for asthma and allergies, a significant number of people may experience signs of malfunctioning in the adrenal glands, a European study finds. Read more