Severe or refractory asthma places a small subset of children with asthma at risk for significant morbidity and treatment challenges, as well as for higher healthcare utilization and costs.
Although fish oil supplements did not improve asthma exacerbations in children who are obese or overweight, the question remains whether fish oil could help other types of children with asthma.
Predicting the likelihood that a child will develop asthma has long been a challenge, but a new tool could offer more than previous assessments.
A new report reveals that parents of preschoolers with asthma might not be getting the preparation they need to manage their child’s condition at home.
In children with mild-to-moderate asthma triggered by inhaled allergens, immunotherapy might be a good supplement to long-term medication use.