Uncontrolled asthma could cost U.S. economy more than $963 billion in the next 20 years
The medical costs of uncontrolled asthma, combined with productivity losses due to sick days, could cost the U.S. economy more than $963 billion over the next 20 years, finds a new study led by researchers at the University of British Columbia.
Jun 28, 2019
Four gut bacteria decrease asthma risk in infants
New research finds that infants can be protected from getting asthma if they acquire four types of gut bacteria by three months of age.
Sep 30, 2015
Air pollution and asthma
Michael Brauer of UBC’s School of Population and Public Health on the link between air pollution, genes and asthma.
Jan 30, 2014
Disputed asthma therapy has safe record in B.C.: UBC-VCH study
A popular combination therapy that includes inhaled corticosteroids has been deemed safe by researchers. A popular combination asthma therapy dogged by safety concerns has not harmed British Columbians and should […]
Nov 26, 2013