Asthma

Telehealth Increases Access and Spending for Acute Respiratory Illness

Telehealth Increases Access and Spending for Acute Respiratory Illness

Eighty-eight percent of telehealth visits for ARI were new utilization with an increase in net spending per user.

Asthma Risk in Offspring Increases with Low Maternal Vitamin E Levels

Asthma Risk in Offspring Increases with Low Maternal Vitamin E Levels

Association was strongest for the vitamin E isoform α-tocopherol, found in safflower and sunflower oils.

Higher Asthma Mortality Seen in Black Children

Higher Asthma Mortality Seen in Black Children

This group has 6 times the odds of dying from the illness compared to whites and Hispanics.

Addition of Exercise Improves Asthma Control in Obese Patients

Addition of Exercise Improves Asthma Control in Obese Patients

Adding exercise to a weight-loss program improves lung function and inflammatory biomarkers.

Fish Oil Supplements in Pregnancy Reduce Asthma Risk in Offspring

Fish Oil Supplements in Pregnancy Reduce Asthma Risk in Offspring

Supplementation is linked to a reduction in risk of persistent wheeze and asthma in offspring.

High Prevalence of Insomnia in Asthma Patients

High Prevalence of Insomnia in Asthma Patients

A lack of sleep was also tied to more frequent health visits for those with asthma.

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