Asthma patients should not have to pay “unfair” prescription charges for the medication they need to stay alive, a leading charity has said.
Only people who have asthma can fully understand how scary it is to have an attack in public. You struggle to breathe, are paralysed with fear and are often unable to speak to ask for help from a passerby.
Every three seconds somebody in the UK has an asthma attack, new figures suggest.
The family of a nine-year-old girl whose death was linked to unlawful levels of air pollution have been given permission by the Attorney General to apply for a fresh inquest.
A football star has backed an asthma charity as it rolls out a huge education programme across the north-east.
Patients with respiratory diseases and arthritis could struggle to manage their conditions because their inhalers are too fiddly for them to use, researchers say.
Women who only use an inhaler to alleviate the symptoms of an asthma attack rather than taking long-term medication could find it more difficult to conceive, according to new research.
Researchers at Aberdeen University are to investigate if a breathing test could help prevent asthma attacks in children.
Scientists at Aberdeen University are to investigate what triggers asthma in preschool children.
A woman with asthma who suffered a "horrible" bout of flu has urged others to make sure they get vaccinated.
Screening young asthma sufferers for a specific genetic change could lead to fewer attacks and more effective treatment, according to Aberdeen University scientists.
NHS Grampian is looking to cut the £10m it spends on inhalers every year given the large amount of chest medication that is wasted.
A desperate mother of six claims her youngest daughter's life is being put at risk by the state of her rented home.