Single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) are the most common types of genetic variation among people.
Once you start sniffling and sneezing, take action. Here are some tips for managing your seasonal allergies.
Could a key to helping manage asthma be as easy as getting more Vitamin D?
Trillions of microbes - including bacteria, fungi and viruses - in microbial communities are living in and on your body right now, and most don’t harm you at all.
Early exposure to bacteria and certain allergens may help shape children's immune responses - leading to a lower allergy & asthma risk.
Doctors are offering pediatric patients with chronic illness relief with acupuncture therapy to help ease the pain caused by chronic health conditions
Although there’s no cure for this lung disease, you can breathe easier by knowing a few keys to managing asthma.
Respiratory therapists care for patients who have trouble breathing due to a wide variety of possible issues.
If you have a son or daughter who’s leaving the nest, you’re probably facing a big change in your child’s medical care - no more pediatrician appointments.
Researchers explored what factors in the care of chronically ill children most contribute to the added strain.
In the US, one in 10 children suffers from asthma, but the potential environmental factors contributing to the disease are not well known.
Vitamin D may be an effective therapy to treat and even prevent allergy to a common mold that can cause severe complications for patients with cystic fibrosis and asthma.
The aerosolized dust created by vacuum cleaners contains bacteria and mold that “could lead to adverse effects in allergic people, infants, and people with compromised immunity,” according to researchers at...
For expectant moms who may contemplate the pros and cons of natural childbirth or cesarean section, a study suggests that C-section babies are susceptible to developing allergies by age two.
In a pair of papers, a Brown University epidemiologist shows how integrating different kinds of genomic data could improve studies of the association between genes and disease.