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  1. Autism Risk Tied to Prenatal Asthma Drug Exposure

    By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Jan. 6, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- Children whose mothers took certain asthma drugs during pregnancy may have a slightly increased risk of autism, a new study suggests. The study, published online Jan. 6 in Pediatrics, found a connection between autism risk

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  2. Asthma May Be Linked to Shingles Risk

    By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Dec. 31, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who suffer from asthma may be more likely to develop the painful skin condition known as shingles, a new study suggests. The finding builds on previous research that suggested a link between childhood asth

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  3. Vitamin D Won't Prevent Colds in Those With Asthma

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Dec. 10, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- If you have asthma, vitamin D supplements won't protect you against colds, new research suggests. The study found that taking vitamin D supplements didn't reduce the number or severity of colds in adults with mild-to-mod

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  4. Kids With Asthma, Allergies May Face Heart Risks

    By Randy Dotinga HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Dec. 8, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A new study suggests that kids with asthma or allergies like hay fever may face as much as a doubling of their risk of high blood pressure and high cholesterol -- even if they aren't overweight. However, the risk to any on

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  5. Dogs in the Home May Lower Kids' Odds for Asthma

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Nov. 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Exposure to dogs or farm animals early in life appears to reduce a child's risk of developing asthma, a new study shows. Researchers looked at more than one million Swedish children. They found that those who grew up with d

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  6. Asthma Drug Use in Infants Tied to Stunted Growth

    Oct. 5, 2015 -- Treating babies with asthma medication may stunt their growth, new research suggests. Medications called inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) that can treat conditions like asthma are often used in infants with recurrent wheezing. But a study of more than 12,000 Finnish babies found that th

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  7. Grandkids’ Asthma Linked to Grandma’s Smoking

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Sept. 29, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Children whose grandmothers smoked during pregnancy are at increased risk for asthma, even if their own mothers did not smoke, a new study suggests. It's known that smoking can cause changes in gene activity. The new stu

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  8. Rise in Deaths Even When Smog Is Below EPA Standard

    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, June 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Death rates among people older than 65 appear to be affected by air pollution, even when the air they breathe meets current standards, researchers say. In the study, Harvard researchers looked at Medicare recipients in

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  9. Many Kids With Asthma Also Sensitive to Peanuts: Study

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter SUNDAY, May 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Sensitivity to peanuts is common among children with asthma, yet many children and their parents are unaware of the problem, a new study finds. There's been little research into the link between childhood asthma and peanut

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  10. Environmental Concerns and Cost of Asthma Inhalers

    By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, May 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Federal action to protect the ozone layer has resulted in a dramatic increase in the cost of asthma inhalers in recent years, according to a new study. In 2008, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration banned asthma inhalers

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