Tag: "asthma prevention"


Kids Exposed to BPA while In Utero at Higher Risk for Wheezing

We’ve shared a lot of reports on the potentially negative effects of Bisphenol A (BPA). Now, a new study, has added yet another concerning side effect for babies that are exposed to the chemical while their mothers are still pregnant.


15 Reasons to Eat Grapefruit Daily while Pregnant!

Nutrition is probably one of the most important parts of pregnancy – not just because you’re taking care of your own body, but because everything you do affects your baby. This is why it’s so important for women to include a wide variety of healthy fats, proteins, vitamins and minerals in their daily diets. But there are some foods you should eat regularly during pregnancy; grapefruit is one of them.


Fast Food Consumption Linked to Eczema and Asthma in Children and Teens

Over the last few decades, health problems in children have increased tremendously – diabetes, eczema, autism, asthma, obesity, hypertension…the list goes on and on. While there could be many reasons for this, some experts hold the change in family lifestyle to blame.


Increased Use of Acetaminophen During Infancy Linked to Increased Risk of Asthma

When children are sick, parents want to make them feel better. One of the easiest ways to do that is with pain reliever. Unfortunately, some studies have found a possible link between an increased risk of pain relievers and an increased risk of asthma.


Neighborhoods may soon be the New Pediatric Vital Sign

Pulse: check. Breath rate: check. Temperature: check. Neighborhood information? Yes, it does sound crazy, but it just may happen soon: the neighborhood in which a child lives may soon serve as a vital sign. The potential value of this information has just been uncovered in a recent study conducted by the Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center.


New Study to Explore Vitamin E Rich Soups for Asthma Prevention

You may have heard it said that the best way to cure an illness is to prevent it altogether; that’s exactly what researchers at the University of Aberdeen hope to do with asthma.


Pollution In-Utero Increases Asthma in Children

Pollution is toxic for anyone, but a recent study found that it may be particularly dangerous for children with asthma – the kicker? That danger starts while the child is in-utero.


Increased Risk of Future Asthma Symptoms Linked to Accelerated Growth in First Three Months of Life

Published in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, a recent study looked at various growth patterns during infancy and how they related to the risk of asthma symptoms later in life. Unlike any study before it, The Generation R Study Group at Erasmus Medical Center in the Netherlands did, […]


Experts Offer Advice for Avoiding Asthma Flare-ups This Fall Season

Bright-colored leaves, jumping in piles of leaves, steamy bowls of soups, harvest vegetables, airborne ragweed, mold spores, cold and flu season, asthma flare-ups….wait!?

Yes, fall is here. You can see it in the changing colors outside. You can feel it in the wind. You can also hear it in your asthmatic child’s lungs.