Navigation Links
Got Asthma? Odds Are You Have an Allergy Too
Date:4/2/2013

TUESDAY, April 2 (HealthDay News) -- Most American adults with asthma also have an allergy, according to a new study.

Researchers examined data on nearly 2,600 people from the U.S. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey and found that 75 percent of adults aged 20 to 40 with asthma, and 65 percent of adults 55 and older with the condition, have at least one allergy.

The findings appeared in the April issue of the journal Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology.

"Allergists have known the prevalence of allergies among asthmatic children is high at 60 percent to 80 percent, but it was thought allergies were not as common in asthmatic adults," study lead author Dr. Paula Busse said in a journal news release. "These findings are important, and can help lead to proper diagnosis and treatment."

Although asthma is more common in children, it affects 3 percent to 7 percent of adults 60 and older. The actual figure is likely higher, because asthma is often underdiagnosed in older adults, according to the news release.

Currently, 26 million Americans have diagnosed asthma and the number increases every year, according to the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. More than 50 million Americans have an allergy, and that number is also climbing.

"Both asthma and allergies can strike at any age, and are serious diseases," ACAAI president Dr. Richard Weber said in the news release. Weber said people who think they have symptoms of asthma or an allergy should see an allergist.

More information

The American Lung Association has more about asthma in adults.

-- Robert Preidt

SOURCE: Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, news release, April 2, 2013


'/>"/>
Copyright©2012 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Have asthma? You likely have an allergy as well
2. Owner of Atlanta House Cleaning Service Interviewed About Cleaning Tips for Allergy Sufferers
3. Oral Allergy Treatment May Ease Asthma, Hay Fever, Study Finds
4. The Allergy Center at Santa Rosa Head and Neck Surgery Group Combats Allergens in Pollen Prone Sonoma County
5. Hudson Valley ENT Recommends Prepping Now for the 2013 Allergy Season
6. Life saving treatment for fire ant allergy under used
7. AirPurifiersDirect2u LLC Recommends a Home Air Purifier for Allergy Season
8. Spiro PD Personal Spirometer Helps People Track Their Breathing Disorders As Generally Mild Winter Signals Early Allergy Season
9. Allergy Rescue Shots May Work Better in Lower Thigh of Overweight Kids
10. Study by Allegheny General Hospital Physicians Shows Oral Immunotherapy is a Safe, Effective Alternative to Allergy Shots for Ragweed Sufferers
11. Pulmonary & Allergy Update highlights insights and advances
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Got Asthma? Odds Are You Have an Allergy Too
(Date:12/25/2014)... 2014 Recently, BellasDress has ... its wedding dresses. BellasDress has chosen their best-selling lace ... choices for the holiday season. , Now, BellasDress.com ... wedding gowns here at discount prices. The business hopes ... its website. , “All our elegant products ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... When head lice hits a home or school, ... get rid of it while keeping it from taking over ... have the solution right in their neighborhood: Lice Troopers ... provides full spectrum head lice screening and treatment services to ... Key Biscayne, Brickell, Coconut Grove, Kendall, Pinecrest and South Miami. ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... 25, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The risk of burns ... so you need to be extra cautious, an expert ... see a significant increase in patients coming in with ... Suffolk County Volunteer Firefighters Burn Center of Stony Brook ... be full of joy, but if not careful, could ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... Thompson HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, ... in on a "fountain of youth" drug that can delay ... adults, a new study suggests. Seniors received a significant ... targets a genetic signaling pathway linked to aging and immune ... The experimental medication, a version of the drug rapamycin, ...
(Date:12/25/2014)... (PRWEB) December 25, 2014 “ SmileStix ” ... which features the latest and coolest mobile applications on the ... expert and host of NewsWatch, conducted the app review and ... to create personal stickers. , The old saying goes, “A ... lot of words that can describe a single image, because ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:BellasDress.com’s Christmas Sale: Trendy Wedding Dresses With Big Discounts 2Health News:Coral Gables Florida Gets Ready to Be Lice-Free with Lice Troopers 2Health News:Don't Let Burns Mar Your Holidays 2Health News:Researchers Take 'First Baby Step' Toward Anti-Aging Drug 2Health News:Researchers Take 'First Baby Step' Toward Anti-Aging Drug 3Health News:An Application to Create Custom Stickers was Featured on NewsWatch Television on December 19, 2014 2
... strangulation game in 2005-2006 , , THURSDAY, Feb. 14 (HealthDay ... playing the "choking game" since 1995, a new government ... "pass out game," "scarf game," "space monkey" and other ... oneself or another with hands or some sort of ...
... Next Before Final Version is,Voted On, BETHESDA, Md., ... "national need" will include occupational,therapists if an agreement made ... AOTA staff worked fast and furiously to have the ... was able to have Representative Tom,Price of Georgia ask ...
... team of researchers was able to identify the location ... through analysis of genetic material (DNA) from members of ... from autosomal dominant juvenile cataract. The corresponding protein belongs ... molecules across cell mem-branes. Surprisingly, this genetic defect may ...
... , , THURSDAY, Feb. 14 (HealthDay News) -- A new ... found in the U.S.-banned insecticide DDT accelerates the growth ... in the open access journal Breast Cancer Research ... of a hormone that would otherwise help inhibit growth ...
... of the presidential nomination campaign, some candidates health care ... phrase socialized medicine has been used to attack health ... by the Harvard Opinion Research Program at the Harvard ... that Americans are split on whether a socialized medical ...
... available for all Minnesotans, MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 14 ... such as a birthday or holiday as a "quit ... perfect day to,quit smoking for that special someone, and ... Services from ClearWay,Minnesota(SM)., Some romantic benefits of quitting, ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:'Choking Game' Turned Deadly for 82 Youths 2Health News:'Choking Game' Turned Deadly for 82 Youths 3Health News:AOTA Gets Profession Addressed on House Floor in Federal Loan Repayment Bill 2Health News:New cataract gene discovered 2Health News:DDT Compound Speeds Breast Cancer Growth 2Health News:Poll finds Americans split by political party over views on socialized medicine 2Health News:Poll finds Americans split by political party over views on socialized medicine 3Health News:QUITPLAN(R) Services Can Help Make Valentine's Day Smoke-Free 2Health News:QUITPLAN(R) Services Can Help Make Valentine's Day Smoke-Free 3
(Date:12/22/2014)... 2014 Research and Markets ( ... "Investment Analysis of the US Medical Device ... http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ... device sector identifies the key trends and rationale ... and mergers and acquisitions. The study ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... Inc. (NASDAQ: CYBX ), a global leader in ... announced it will participate in the 33 rd  Annual ... San Francisco . Dan ... at 11:00 AM Pacific Time.  A live audio webcast of ... Relations link on the Cyberonics home page at www.cyberonics.com ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... Dec. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation (NASDAQ: ... on discovering, developing and commercializing innovative therapies addressing ... issued the following open letter to shareholders from ... Med. Sc. Dear RXi Shareholders, ... of inaccurate statements posted on certain social media ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Investment Analysis of the US Medical Device Sector 2RXi Pharmaceuticals Issues Open Letter to Shareholders 2RXi Pharmaceuticals Issues Open Letter to Shareholders 3RXi Pharmaceuticals Issues Open Letter to Shareholders 4RXi Pharmaceuticals Issues Open Letter to Shareholders 5RXi Pharmaceuticals Issues Open Letter to Shareholders 6
... Group, Inc. (NYSE: HGR ) announced today that it ... March 31, 2011, on Thursday, April 28, 2011. The ... the quarter ended March 31, 2011 on Wednesday, April 27, 2011 ... these results is scheduled to begin at 9:00 a.m., EDT, on ...
... (Pink Sheets: IMJX ), today officially reported ... highlighted the key business accomplishment during the past fiscal ... 2010 demonstrated significant improvement from 2009, with total sales ... all of 2010, both a significant improvement over the ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Hanger Orthopedic Group, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2011 Earnings Release Conference Call 2ImageXpres Posts OTC Markets 2010 Annual Report 2ImageXpres Posts OTC Markets 2010 Annual Report 3
... The new E300 Corneal ... diverse range of clinical procedures ... Refractive Surgery and Contact Lens ... compact cone design, the E300 ...
Egg-Shaped Bioceramic orbital implants insert easily into orbital socket and will not cling to surrounding tissue. Improved interconnectivity between pores enhances vascularization. Implants may be e...
... The S7 with Discrete Technology ... plus unmatched scaffolding. Proprietary Secure Technology ... proximal pillows that partially encapsulate the ... Discrete Technology is designed to minimize ...
Increased stent scaffolding at the proximal end gives optimal lumen support and 6F guide catheter compatibility and improved tracking offer excellent deliverability. Customized balloon lengths for ea...
Medicine Products: