5 Points To Know About Asthma and Seasonal Respiratory Illnesses
Each season has its own set of respiratory illnesses that can be problematic for kids -- especially for those with asthma. In particular, rhinovirus causes 50-85% of asthma exacerbations. Read the most important things to know about asthma and seasonal respiratory illnesses.
What Parents Need to Know About Asthma and Vitamin D
Both asthma and vitamin D deficiency are widespread problems in the United States. In fact, about 10% of children have asthma and 50% of children are deficient in vitamin D. Learn about the relationship between asthma and a vitamin D deficiency and how supplementation may help as a prevention method.
The Power of Big Questions
Big questions lead to big medical discoveries. Learn how our research is answering questions and improving outcomes for kids.
Help Understanding Difficult-To-Treat Asthma
Some kids may have difficult-to-treat asthma, despite doing the right things, like taking medicines and reducing exposures to triggers. Read 5 reasons why.
How to prevent asthma exposure in the home
May 2 marks World Asthma Day, a day to improve asthma awareness and care around the world and here in Cincinnati. The Queen City has a higher rate of asthma
Cincinnati Children’s pilots program using telehealth in public schools
Asthma is a major health problem for many children and their families in the Cincinnati area. It’s also difficult for many families to bring their children to the hospital for
The Skin’s Connection To Allergies
Scientists at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center are preparing to take a closer look at the skin’s ecosystem, known as the biome. According to a story reported by WVXU-FM in
Ickey Woods donates $100K to Children’s Hospital in son’s name
A brief summary of and link to stories about Ickey Woods donation to Cincinnati Children's on behalf of the Jovante Woods Foundation for asthma research.
Study Shows Biologic Basis for Difficult-to-Treat Asthma
Asthma is a frustrating condition for patients, parents and doctors alike, for many different reasons. From my perspective, it’s frustrating because not all patients respond well to treatment; in fact,
Traffic-Related Air Pollution Increases Risk of Hospital Readmission for Asthma
Higher exposure to traffic-related air pollution (TRAP) increases the odds of readmission to the hospital for asthma – but only for white children, according to a new Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
When Wheezing Is Worrisome?
Some cases of wheezing in children require medical attention. Learn the warning signs to pay attention to and when to call your doctor.
Asthmatic Black Children More Likely to Return to hospital
African-American children are twice as likely as white children to be readmitted to the hospital for asthma, according to a new study by Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. The reason?
Teens with Asthma Do Better When Given a “Bundle of Tools” to Control Their Illness
A new study by Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center shows that teens with asthma experience significantly fewer problems when receiving a “bundle of tools” for treatment. Part of the “bundle”
Children Exposed to Secondhand Smoke at Higher Risk of Being Readmitted to Hospital
A new study by Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, in conjunction with Penn State, shows young patients who’ve been hospitalized stand a significantly higher risk of being readmitted within a
Researchers Find a Way to Slow Down White Blood Cells
Researchers at Tel Aviv University, in cooperation with Cincinnati Children’s, have found a way to slow down white blood cells, preventing them from becoming overactive, which can lead to allergies
Report: Idling Motors Outside Schools Are Dangerous
Turning off the engines of idling cars and buses outside of schools reduces air pollutants that can be harmful to children, according to a new study led by Cincinnati Children’s.
Cincinnati Researchers: Diesel Fumes Contribute to Asthma Risk
Exposure to diesel fumes from traffic pollution leads to increased asthma severity in children, according to a new study by researchers at Cincinnati Children’s. Diesel exhaust particles increase blood levels
Study: County’s Poorer Kids Hit Hard by Asthma
Hamilton County’s hospital admission rate for asthma of 5.1 per 1,000 children is roughly twice that of the national rate, according to a Cincinnati Children’s study. About 23 percent of
Keeping Sick Buildings from Making Children Sick
The buildings were sick and making children sicker. But a unique Cincinnati Children’s medical-legal partnership is keeping some low-income kids from suffering the ill effects of substandard housing. Doctors from