Asthma Treatments Fail Older Patients More Often

Asthma treatments, especially inhaled corticosteroids, are less likely to work for older patients, according to a study from National Jewish Health in Denver. Researchers looked at 1,200 patients with mild-to-moderate asthma, and found that treatment failure occurred in about 17% of those aged 30 and older, compared with about 10% of those younger than 30. Via HealthDay. Posted June 12, 2015.

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