Newer asthma treatments help children manage disease

03/17/2009 | Yahoo!

New asthma drugs and therapies introduced over the past decade have significantly improved how well children manage their disease, according to a U.S. study. Researchers said children treated for severe asthma from 2004 to 2007 were less likely to need oral steroids and rescue inhalers, compared to children treated in the mid-1990s. They also had better lung function scores.

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