While the idea of your body telling you to go to sleep may seem simple, it's actually a very complex process. In fact, that process also impacts certain side effects in asthma and allergy medications.
Women can ease most of their fears when it comes to using asthma medication during pregnancy. A new study shows one type of asthma treatment did not increase the risk of most diseases in children.
Over the past 20 years, the number of children with asthma has increased. Luckily, the number of children getting preventative treatment has also increased.
Parents whose children have frequent wheezing may now have several treatment options available to them. At the first sign of a respiratory tract infection, periodic medication was just as effective as daily treatments for wheezing.
Patients who suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) face a greater risk of developing shingles compared to those without COPD. The risk becomes even greater for those taking oral steroids for COPD.