The Latest Asthma Research Articles

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Asthma is a chronic respiratory disease involving airway inflammation, airflow obstruction and bronchial hyperresponsiveness . Asthma is the most common chronic disease in childhood. According to the World Health Organisation asthma affects 339 million people worldwide and is responsible for more than 400,000 deaths per year. Although deaths are significantly higher in lower income countries, asthma remains a major health burden for developed healthcare systems also.

Effective treatments to reduce asthma morbidity and mortality are available. The mainstay of asthma treatment are corticosteroids, such as beclomethasone, budesonide, fluticasone and mometasone.

Below are the latest asthma research articles from leading medical journals.

Latest Asthma Research Articles