Tag Archives: Asthma

Childhood Asthma, Wheezing Linked to Maternal Blood Pressure in Pregnancy

November 27, 2018 Share this content: Elevated blood pressure in pregnant women may be associated with an increased risk for asthma in children. Elevated blood pressure in pregnant women is associated with lower lung function and an increased risk for current asthma and current wheezing in children age 10, with these associations being potentially trimester-specific.… Read More »

Thunderstorm asthma warning for NSW

A STORM front sweeping across NSW could trigger serious breathing problems in some people, health authorities have warned. Thunderstorms are predicted for parts of the state on Tuesday afternoon, including the north coast and Hunter regions. NSW Health’s Richard Broome said high levels of pollen in the air could trigger asthma and respiratory conditions as… Read More »