Weight-Loss surgery could reduce asthma flare-ups among obese people- study

March 28, 2015 4:18 PM

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According to a new research by Massachusetts General Hospital, in Boston, weight-loss surgery could reduce asthma flare ups.

Author of the study said, “We found that risk of an emergency department visit or hospitalization for asthma exacerbation decreased by half after bariatric [weight-loss] surgery and remained significantly lower for at least 2 years.” The lead author of the study Dr. Kohei Hasegawa said, the study de...

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