Childhood asthma

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World Asthma Day 2019: Tips to help your child manage asthma

World Asthma Day 2019: If you are prepared with medication and know when and how to use it, you will be fine.

World Asthma Day 2019: What causes breathing problems in newborns and kids?

Children suffer from infections and allergies, both of which lead to breathing problems. Respiratory infections are divided into upper respiratory infections (URI) and lower respiratory infection (LRTI). Most colds and coughs are caused by URIs that last seven to 15 days, are self-limiting and do not need any medications.


Sugary drinks during pregnancy linked to mid-childhood asthma

According to researchers, avoiding high intake of sugary beverages during pregnancy and in early childhood could be one of several ways to reduce the risk of childhood asthma. Read on to know more.

Babies' early 'term' birth linked to poor respiratory fitness

According to a study, early-term births (37-38 weeks) have nearly 57 per cent higher risk of developing poor cardiorespiratory fitness during adolescence and young adulthood.

Asthma risk to premature babies higher

Babies born more than three weeks before the usual 40-week term early were almost 50 per cent more likely to develop asthma.

Dust from homes with dogs prevents asthma infection

Protects against infection with a common respiratory virus linked to childhood asthma,say scientists.