Urban living can worsen asthma in poor kids, study shows
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  March 21, 2017  
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 Urban living can worsen asthma in poor kids, study showsUrban living can worsen asthma in poor kids, study shows
 
Results of a new study by Johns Hopkins researchers using national data add to evidence that living in inner cities can worsen asthma in poor children. They also document persistent racial/ethnic disparities in asthma.
 
 
 Supported self-management helps people with asthma control illness, say researchersSupported self-management helps people with asthma control illness, say researchers
 
People with asthma should be given tailored support to help them manage their condition, experts say. Helping people with asthma take control of their own illness reduces symptoms, improves quality of life, reduces emergency use of health services and even prevents deaths, research has shown.
 
   Study finds direct link between specific inhaler errors and asthma outcomesStudy finds direct link between specific inhaler errors and asthma outcomes
 
A new study published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice highlights important findings from the international CRITIKAL study (CRITical Inhaler mistaKes and Asthma controL).
 
 Mount Sinai scientists publish results from pioneering iPhone study of asthma patients
 
Mount Sinai scientists publish results from pioneering iPhone study of asthma patientsScientists from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai today published results from a pioneering study of asthma patients in the U.S. conducted entirely via iPhone using the Apple ResearchKit framework and the Asthma Health app developed at Mount Sinai with collaborating organizations.
 
 
 New report estimates economic burden of lung disease in the UK
 
New report estimates economic burden of lung disease in the UKLung disease costs the UK a staggering £11 billion each year, according to a new economic report by the British Lung Foundation.