People with asthma are being encouraged to wear a scarf on cold winter days to lessen the risk of having an asthma attack.
The NHS in England is planning better asthma diagnosis measures and says some people diagnosed using current tests are later found not to have the condition.
Animals are a common trigger for eczema and asthma symptoms but two new US studies show dogs may not be the enemy they are often thought to be.
Asthma experts say new research that links vitamin D supplements with a reduction in the number of asthma attacks is promising.
People with asthma should pay particularly close attention to their oral health after research found a strong link between the condition and gum disease.
Children with asthma who live in cities can expect their symptoms to worsen the further they live away from parks, a small study suggests.
Smoking bans may have significantly reduced the number of children admitted to hospital for chest infections, new research suggests.
Eating too much sugar during pregnancy may increase the risk of allergies and asthma in offspring
Toxins produced by 3 different types of household mould found on wallpaper can easily become airborne and pose a threat to health, say scientists.
Many teenagers with asthma are embarrassed to use their inhalers in front of classmates and worry they'll be mocked about their condition, an analysis has shown.
Mothers who take a vitamin D supplement during pregnancy could help prevent their newborn baby developing asthma and respiratory infections, say scientists.
Scientists believe they have discovered why fewer men develop asthma after puberty than women. They say testosterone seems to protect males against developing the condition.
Almost half of schoolchildren with asthma may not be controlling their symptoms properly, results from a UK study suggest.
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