The AJMC® Asthma compendium is a comprehensive resource for clinical news and expert insights for the chronic lung disease.

Asthma-Related Emergency Department Visits Can Indicate Poor Housing Conditions

August 7th 2022, 1:30pm


Emergency department (ED) asthma visits can be an indicator of poor housing conditions, according to results of a study done in New Haven, Connecticut.

Obesity, Physical Inactivity Linked With Higher Risk for Activity Limits in Asthma

August 5th 2022, 5:39pm


Patients with asthma and all types of obesity, or with all types of obesity and physical inactivity, have an increased risk for limited activity of daily living, according to the results of a recent study.

Postnasal Drip Linked With More Nighttime Coughing in Children With Allergic Asthma

July 26th 2022, 2:50pm


In children with allergic rhinitis, those with allergic asthma with postnasal drip (PND) coughed more overnight than children with atopic asthma without PND, according to a recent study.

Social Determinants of Health Associated With Asthma Morbidity in Children

July 25th 2022, 12:15pm


At-risk rates of asthma morbidity in children varied across census tracts in Washington, DC, and were significantly correlated with social determinants of health in each area, according to a recent study.

Telemedicine Effective in Pediatric Asthma During Pandemic

July 22nd 2022, 9:03pm


Providers from an asthma primary care program found telemedicine to be effective in both caring for children with asthma and addressing unmet social needs that may exacerbate their asthma outcomes.

Asthma Symptoms, BMI Linked With Exercise Capacity in Patients With Severe Asthma

July 18th 2022, 8:41pm


Worse asthma control and higher body mass index (BMI) are associated with lower exercise capacity in patients with severe asthma, especially female patients, according to a recent study.

What Influences COVID-19 Severity in Patients With Asthma?

July 16th 2022, 8:29pm


Patients with asthma hospitalized with COVID-19 in Michigan in 2020 had more severe outcomes after taking certain factors into account, according to a recent study.

Hospital Readmissions on the Rise for Children With Asthma in Australia

July 15th 2022, 10:43pm


Most of the children readmitted to hospitals for asthma in Australia were preschool aged.

Dupilumab Safe, Effective Among Patients With Comorbid Asthma, CRSwNP

July 11th 2022, 10:46pm


Although approved for use among patients with severe or refractory asthma, few studies have investigated its effectiveness among patients with comorbid mild to moderate asthma and chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps (CRSwNP).

Dupilumab Demonstrates Safety, Efficacy Across Several Type 2 Inflammatory Diseases

July 2nd 2022, 10:01pm


Research presented at the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology Annual Congress show the safety and efficacy of dupilumab across several progressive diseases with underlying type 2 inflammation, including eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), severe asthma, and severe chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps.