Weight Loss Surgery Reduces Asthma Flare-Ups In Obese People, Study Suggests

March 29, 2015 7:47 AM

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New research suggests weight-loss surgery, known as bariatric surgery, could prove beneficial for obese people afflicted with asthma, as the study’s findings suggest a significant post surgery reduction in asthma flare-ups.

In the study, which was recently published in the journal Allergy and Clinical Immunology, researchers analyzed databases from California, Florida and Nebraska which included nearly 2,300 obese patients with asthma between the ages of 18 and 54 who had all had weight-loss surgery between 2007 and 20...

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