How does prednisone treat an asthma flare-up?

How is prednisone used for asthma? Side effects Alternatives When to speak to a doctor Outlook Prednisone is a prescription medication that belongs to a class of drugs known as steroids or corticosteroids. Doctors sometimes prescribe steroids for treating severe asthma and for helping the lungs heal after a sudden asthma attack. Prednisone is rarely […]

Penn investigators discover source of immune molecule involved in nasal polyps, asthma

A new discovery about how the immune system responds to common sinus infections and asthma could explain why patients develop these issues in the first place and ultimately may lead to improved targeted therapies. Researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania have identified the source of the inflammatory cytokine Interleukin-25 […]

Researchers find new method to treat severe asthma

Researchers from McMaster University and the Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton, together with colleagues at other partnering institutions, have developed a new method to treat severe asthma. In a study of over 200 participants with severe asthma, the new treatment was shown to have improved asthma symptoms and lung function, […]

New treatment for severe asthma

Researchers from McMaster University and the Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton, together with colleagues at other partnering institutions, have developed a new method to treat severe asthma. In a study of over 200 participants with severe asthma, the new treatment was shown to have improved asthma symptoms and lung function, […]

Is honey good for asthma?

Does honey treat asthma symptoms? What does the research say? Risks Other treatments for asthma Conclusion Honey has anti-inflammatory properties, and it is a common ingredient in cold and flu remedies. But can honey treat asthma? Honey is a common home remedy for coughing and a sore throat, and it may reduce these symptoms in […]