Category Archives: Asthma

Pollution-related Asthma May Start In The Womb

“Children born in areas with increased traffic-related pollution may be at greater risk of developing asthma due to genetic changes acquired in the womb, according to new research from the University of Cincinnati (UC) and Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.” read more…

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Lengthy Daily Stints In Front Of The TV Linked To Doubled Childhood Asthma Risk

“Young children who spend more than two hours glued to the TV every day double their subsequent risk of developing asthma, indicates research published ahead of print in Thorax.” read more…

Obese Moms, Asthmatic Kids

“Babies born to obese mothers may have an increased risk of asthma, according to data from a new study to be presented on May 19 at the 105th International Conference of the American Thoracic Society in San Diego.” read more…

2 Hours Glued to TV Doubles Kids’ Asthma Risk

“Children who watch TV for more than two hours a day or are otherwise inactive have a doubled risk for asthma, according to a U.K. study.” read more…

Asthma May Start in the Womb

“Children born in areas heavy traffic areas could be at risk of developing asthma due to genetic changes brought on by pollution and acquired in the womb, a study suggests.” read more…

Folate in Early Pregnancy May Boost Wheezing in Baby

” Infants whose mothers take folic acid (folate) during early pregnancy may have an increased risk for respiratory illness, according to a Norwegian study.” read more…

Researchers link C-section babies to asthma risk

” Babies born by Caesarean section are more likely to develop asthma than children delivered naturally, Swiss researchers said on Tuesday.” read more…