Cesarean section may leave babies vulnerable to chronic health problems such as asthma, diabetes and obesity, a new analysis hints.
Gruesome photographs on cigarette packages may deliver more effective anti-smoking messages than words, a new analysis finds.
Smokers who kick the habit could be hard-wired for success, thanks to greater communication between two regions of the brain that may play a role in controlling the urge to reach for cigarettes, a...
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the sale of Breo Ellipta as a once-daily treatment for asthma in patients aged 18 and older, GlaxoSmithKline and Theravance Inc said.
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.
As smartphones become ubiquitous, several companies are taking advantage of these portable computers to track when and where people with asthma need their medication
Between 40 and 70 percent of childhood asthma patients don’t respond well to common treatment, but because doctors believe a variety of factors— from the environment to genetics— affect the...
Alexandra Allen had her first allergic reaction to water when she was about 12 years old.
Swimmers, especially endurance swimmers, are more likely than other water sport competitors to have asthma, according to a new study of Olympic athletes.
Smog-covered mountains, gritty sidewalks, smelly fumes from traffic-choked freeways. The Los Angeles area was a tough place to breathe several decades ago.