Asthma News – February 17 to 22, 2017
Current asthma research, announcements and opportunities, collected and distributed by Michigan Department of Health & Human Services Asthma Program Staff.
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A recent study showed that although the gut bacteria played a role in asthma, the presence of the microscopic yeast Pichia was found to be strongly linked to higher risk of asthma.
Children with persistent asthma are at increased risk for migraine, and treatment with antiasthma or antiallergy treatment may lower this risk, according to a study published in Headache
A new study showed that two drugs used to treat asthma and allergies may offer a way to prevent a form of pneumonia that can kill up to 40 percent of people who contract it.
New research showed that women carrying female fetuses exhibited a heightened inflammatory response when their immune system was challenged, compared to women carrying male fetuses.