Asthma News This Week – February 25, 2019

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In the NEWS



  • Cognition As Well As Asthma May Be Caused By Fossil Fuel Combustion

  • Indoor Particulate Matter Strongly Associated With Lung Health

  • Dust Storms Associated With Saline Lake Depletion May Worsen Asthma

  • New Study Identifies Neonatal Risk Factors To Help Identify Asthma Early On

  • 2ndHand Smoke Exposure High Among Urban Children Without Smoker at Home

  •  Asthmatic Children With Severe OSAS More Likely To Need CPAP

  • Biomarker-Informed Home-Based Intervention Did Not Lower Asthma ED Visits

  •  New GenARA Study Measures Effectiveness of Treatment for Asthma + Reflux

  • Urban Greenness May Improve Respiratory Symptoms

  • Proximity to Railways May Worsen Asthma Symptoms

  • Review Addresses Asthma Development Into Adulthood

  • Childhood Asthma May Have Lasting Effects on Lungs Beyond Condition

  • New Index to Predict Pediatric Asthma Hospitalization

  • Higher Levels of Postpartum Vitamin E Associated with Lower Risk of Wheeze

  • Total Direct Costs Of Pediatric Asthma Were US$5.92 Billion In 2013

  • Lancet Calls For Pollution Prevention To Improve Asthma And Other NCDs

  • Asthma Less Well-Controlled Among Black Than White Children

  • Severe Asthma Worsened By High-Symptom Respiratory Infections

  • An Overview Of Asthma Epidemiology, Treatment, and Management

  • Big Data Uncovers “Hidden Structures” Of Asthma Prevention and Treatment

  • Neutrophil-Targeting Therapies May Benefit Some Children With Severe Asthma

  • “Breathmobile” Demonstrates Value Of Community-Based Care For Children

  • School Nurse-Driven Health Program Reduces Asthma-Related Absenteeism

  • Providers Good At Predicting Asthma Attack Patients’ Chance Of Admission

  • Regional Economic Development May Affect Asthma ED Use

  • Add-On Reslizumab Treatment Reduces Symptoms For Some Asthma Patients

  • Phenotype-Specific Treatment Protocols May Benefit Patients with Asthma

  • Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids May Protect Against Asthma In Young Children

  • Review Of School Nurses’ Role In Asthma Care

  • Classification of Phenotypes In Urban Minority Children With Asthma