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The Health Consequences of Involuntary Exposure to Tobacco Smoke: A Report of the Attorney General

The report, The Health Consequences of Involuntary Exposure to Tobacco Smoke, finds that even brief secondhand smoke exposure can cause immediate harm. The report says the only way to protect nonsmokers from the dangerous chemicals in secondhand smoke is to eliminate smoking indoors.

National Asthma Campaign

National Asthma Campaign - United Kingdom

Asthma UK is a major funder of asthma research in the UK. Each year we spend approximately £3 million on research which includes project grants, four fellows and two professors. Asthma UK has funded nearly £30 million of basic and clinical research to date. We fund a broad research program across the UK, aimed at understanding why people develop asthma in the first place and identifying new treatments to control and prevent asthma.

Asthma Research at NIEHS

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
In response to the increased prevalence of asthma, NIEHS has developed several research programs. The following are descriptions of available programs.

Asthma Genetics: The Environmental Genome Project

Centers for Children's Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research

Asthma Research Online

Asthma Research Online

Asthma Research Online is an AUSTRALIAN based interactive website designed to assist professionals and consumers to access current asthma research.

Their aim is to enhance the level of knowledge and understanding about asthma and its causes and ultimately, to find a cure by:

  • Showcasing and promoting research
  • Providing a resource
  • Extending the networks of communication
  • Raising asthma awareness
  • Highlighting the need for further research

Updated Tuesday, February 06, 2018 at 10:29AM