Only using an asthma inhaler when having an attack is "just as effective" as daily dose

Only using an asthma inhaler when having an attack is 'just as effective' as daily dose For two decades, mild asthma sufferers have been told to take a daily dose of inhaled steroid medicineScientists now think this treatment is no better than just inhaling when they symptoms occur | UPDATED: 11:58 GMT, 14 September 2012 Asthmatics who use their inhalers as part of a daily routine fare no better than those who use them only when they have an attack, research suggests.

Asthma drug "protects sufferers from life-threatening symptoms caused by common cold"

Asthma drug 'protects sufferers from life-threatening symptoms caused by common cold' Research could help reduce hospital admissions and deaths as a result of asthma attacks | UPDATED: 15:27 GMT, 19 April 2012 Patients with 'difficult to treat' asthma benefited significantly from the anti-viral agent Scientists are developing a drug that will protect asthma sufferers from life-threatening symptoms caused by the common cold.