Asthma Attack
Krystina Ostermeyer
Krystina Ostermeyer
October 22, 2018
An asthma attack is a sudden worsening of one's asthma symptoms which is caused by the muscles surrounding the airways to tighten due to bronchospasm. 

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Poor Access to Care for Asthma Means More Hospital Visits

Poor Access to Care for Asthma Means More Hospital Visits

When people have better access to primary care for asthma they are less likely to experience emergency hospital admissions, a new study shows.
68 found this helpful by Kate Turner on June 22, 2016
Is a Cure for Asthma on the Horizon

Is a Cure for Asthma on the Horizon?

Now that the protein associated with asthma has been identified, researchers are optimistic that a cure for asthma may be within sight.
113 found this helpful by Patricia Bratianu on May 27, 2015
Asthma and Research Involvement

Lesser Known Ways to Get Involved in Clinical Asthma Research

Have you or a loved one been diagnosed with asthma? Would you like to get involved in research studies without testing a new procedure or experimental drug?
166 found this helpful by Brenda Vanta on August 12, 2014