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Monthly Archives: September 2017

Respiratory tract infections in young children linked to asthma and worse lung function in later life

Milan, Italy: Respiratory tract infections in young children are linked to an increased risk of asthma and worse lung function in later life, according to new research presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress. An international study of 154,492 … Continue reading

Published Sunday, September 10th, 2017 at 12:01 am
Posted in Respiratory

Number of Europeans exposed to second-hand smoke at work rising to more than one in four

Milan, Italy:¬†More than one in four of people who work indoors are being exposed to second-hand smoke at work, according to new research presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress 2017. The study by researchers at Imperial College London, … Continue reading

Published Saturday, September 9th, 2017 at 12:01 am
Posted in Respiratory

City kids with asthma suffer less if they live near a park

Milan, Italy:¬†Children with asthma who live in the city may have fewer days with symptoms the closer they live to parks and green spaces, according to research to be presented at the European Respiratory Society International Congress 2017 on Monday. … Continue reading

Published Friday, September 8th, 2017 at 12:01 am
Posted in Respiratory
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