Asthma and Allergy Guide
Immunology . News . Research . Associations
Treatments . Drugs . Tests . Online Journals
- Asthma Education
- AEN is a source of comprehensive asthma information
- Asthma Resource
- A patient's guide to Asthma, from the Canadian
Asthma - The latest knowledge, medicines, therapies
Your Guide to Asthma - Guide featuring tips to keep
asthma under control, including special pointers for parents.
- Action Asthma
- Online resource: education, news, treatments and information
on how to control, manage and prevent the condition Ð
with a special section for children.
Lung Association - Offers tips to reduce exposure
to harmful pollutants that can trigger asthma and allergies.
- Asthma Help
Online - Information about controlling asthma with
the help of articles, links, and other resources.
- Asthma Learning
Lab - Comprehensive web resource to help you or a
family member to better manage asthma.
Adventures in Asthma - An asthma education game site
for kids and families, providing games and resources that
teach kids about living with asthma from a child's perspective.
Healthwatch by Medscape: Asthma - Features news, discussion
boards and basic information.
- Childhood Asthma
Foundation - Information on childhood asthma and what
you can do to help.
Health Site: Asthma Center - Comprehensensive info
- Ed's Asthma Track:
For Parents - Information, links and interactive discussion
for parents of asthmatic kids.
Asthma Information Center - Information, definition,
causes, treatments and links to other sites.
Asthma Links - Links to information from fasthealth.com.
- Genentech and
Novartis: Clearbreathing - A source for asthma and
allergy information and treatment.
- Healthy Life Network
- An online resource for people with asthma, which helps
users monitor their health and improve understanding of
- International Asthma
Quality of Care Initiative (IAQOC) - This project
aims to build on current efforts to enhance asthma guideline
adoption, through engaging asthma-related quality of care
Kids Healthy: Asthma - Asthma in children, a guide
to managing your childs asthma, with a peak flow calendar,
action plan and symptom diary.
Clinic: Asthma - The condition defined plus symptoms,
causes, risk factors, diagnosis, treatment and methods
- Asthma - General information with colorful illustrations.
Check out the videos on how to use inhalers, spacers and
Library of Medicine - This exhibition examines the
history of asthma, experiences of people, and contemporary
efforts to understand the disease.
Wise - Article discusses three keys that will help
educate parents with children newly diagnosed with asthma.
Wise Inc - An article about asthma and instruction
on how to use a peak flow meter to identify and asses
an attack before it starts.
Channel - Information on diagnosis and treatment of
- Respiratory Care
Online - Access to issues of Respiratory Care Journal,
the Official Journal of the AARC. Oriented to the medical
Patients About Asthma - Comprehensive documentation
about asthma and its treatment, geared to medical practitioners.
For the patient, it can fill in the blanks for what doctors
may not tell you.
Stream: Articles on Asthma - Many links to articles
and access to an asthma community
Online: Asthma - Discussion of symptoms and medications,
expert advice and tools to improve your health, and a
Creatures That Trigger Asthma - How to reduce the
number of dust mites which can trigger asthma in the home.
Physical Exam for Asthma - from AccentHealth - What
a qualified health professional will typically do when
looking for presence of asthma.
of Virginia, Children's Medical Center, - Asthma tutorial
for children and parents
Childrens Hospital - Educational material to assist
the patient and care givers in understanding the management
Causes Asthma? - This disorder is on the rise. Some
causes - allergies, pollutants and barometer fluctuations.
Learn more about this breathing disorder.
is Asthma? - A discussion about this disease, the
causes, symptoms and treatments: by essortment.com.
is Asthma? - A condition caused by a narrowing of
the airways due to hyper activity to different types of
stimuli. An article by essortment.com.
Is Asthma? - The Daily Apple - Information, including
who suffers from the condition, what triggers an asthma
attack, plus details of exercise-induced asthma and treatment.
is Asthma? Children's Hospital Medical Center of Cincinnati
Patient Education Information - Children's Hospital
Medical Center of Cincinnati offers information about
Asthma be Cured? What are the Latest Treatments? -
Javeed Akhter, M.D., Section Head of Pediatric Pulmonology
at Hope Children's Hospital in Oak Lawn, Ill., offers
an answer. [Scientific American] (May 3, 1999)