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Improper asthma medicine use linked to infertility, study finds

Women with asthma who use only short-acting asthma relievers take longer to become pregnant than other women, according to international research led by the University of Adelaide, Australia. However, the study of more than 5,600 women in Australia, New Zealand, … Continue reading

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Pregnancy “sweet tooth” may be bad for baby

A study of more than 9,000 mothers and their children found that moms who overdid it with sweets during pregnancy raised the risk that their kids developed asthma and allergies. The researchers found that the children of mothers with the … Continue reading

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Control asthma during pregnancy—for your child’s sake

Pregnant mothers who failed to control their asthma during pregnancy put their child at increased risk of developing the disease at a young age. A new study, published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, suggests that “maintaining asthma control … Continue reading

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Asthma in pregnancy raises risk of asthma for child

According to a study in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, women with uncontrolled asthma during pregnancy are more likely to have children that develop asthma at an early age. Asthma is one of the most common chronic diseases … Continue reading

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Vitamin E levels in moms linked to childhood asthma

It is still unclear what genetic and environmental factors cause people to develop asthma, but researchers from Vanderbilt University and Northwestern University have found an interesting link between maternal vitamin E levels and childhood asthma. The study suggests children born … Continue reading

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Fish oil during pregnancy may cut asthma risk in child

A new clinical trial suggests that women who take fish oil during their third trimester of pregnancy might cut their children’s risk of developing asthma by as much as one-third. The fish oil dose was high, with fatty acid levels … Continue reading

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Take control of your asthma

Asthma affects about 10 percent of pregnant women, making it the most common chronic condition in pregnancy, according to research published in The Obstetrician & Gynaecologist. Asthma control during pregnancy is critical because uncontrolled asthma can harm both mother and … Continue reading

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Asthma alert

If you have asthma, it may be affecting more than your breathing. A study in the European Respiratory Journal suggests that women with asthma could have more difficulty conceiving. Since about 25 million people in the United States have asthma— … Continue reading

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Nothing to sneeze at

Spring brings many wonderful things, but allergies aren’t one of them. If you’re pregnant and have allergies or asthma, it’s important to keep your symptoms under control. But are your medicines safe to take while pregnant? Find answers here from … Continue reading

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