Thunderstorm Asthma, Slow Growth and Looking to the Nervous System for Answers

With more than 235 million asthma sufferers worldwide, researchers are working to understand rare triggers, such as thunderstorms, study the impact of common asthma drugs on children’s growth rate, and open new treatment approaches, including the nervous...

Ready for the “Pollen Vortex?”

The polar vortex that swept across a large swath of the United States has messed with the natural order of things and, experts say, could lead to an unusually harsh allergy season being referred to as the “pollen vortex.” Spring is getting a late start...