Study: Half of treatment-resistant asthma cases may be treatable

09/8/2010 | Reuters

Researchers who examined asthmatic children and adults found that many cases of treatment-resistant asthma can actually be managed through proper use of inhalers and adherence to medications. The study showed that with the guidance of nurses and parents, about half of the asthmatic children were better able to manage their condition "without intensifying medicines," the researchers said.

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