Wealthy childhood ‘increases risk’ of dying from asthma

But new research suggests that deaths from the respiratory disorder among children and younger adults in England was more common in affluent areas. One possible explanation is that cleaner homes increase the risk of childhood allergies. Some scientists think a lack of early childhood exposure to germs increases the chance of allergic diseases and that […]

Asthma symptoms – £2 a day magnesium supplements ‘freed’ man of deadly attacks

Asthma is a common lung condition that causes occasional breathing difficulties, according to the NHS. The condition can affect people of all ages, but is more likely to develop in children. Asthma symptoms include wheezing, coughing, and feeling tight-chested. If symptoms get temporarily worse, patients may have an asthma attack. Three people die from asthma […]