ASTHMA INFORMATION CENTER
The first generic form of the Advair Diskus (fluticasone propionate and salmeterol inhalation powder) inhaler has been approved by the US FDA.
Overweight/obese teens, young adults taking supplements do not have improved asthma control.
Odds of being undiagnosed higher for girls, Asian-Americans vs white non-Hispanics.
The new ICD-10 coding system may seem inappropriate for some disease models, but asthma care may benefit from the required changes.
Clinicians are gaining a better understanding of how asthma and allergies are regulated by the circadian clock, which will help patients better alleviate their symptoms.
Bronchoscopic lung volume reduction with valve replacement shows the most promise for improving lung function, exercise tolerance, and quality of life in patients with advanced emphysema.