Bedroom air filters allow asthmatic children to breathe easier | Duke Kunshan University

Bedroom air filters allow asthmatic children to breathe easier

Pharmaceutical companies have spent a great deal of resources to developing expensive drugs that can work on lower airways. However, a two-week study in Shanghai by American and Chinese scientists, including health expert Jim Zhang, have found that using a bedroom air filter that traps PM2.5 – fine particulate matter – can significantly improve breathing in asthmatic children. The findings were published in the American Medical Association’s JAMA Pediatrics