New antibiotic identified to speed up asthma recoveryA relatively new type of antibiotic has been identified that can provide quick relief from an attack of asthma, as per a study. It was, however, noted that more research is required before this antibiotic can be prescribed.

Asthma is a chronic ailment that affects millions around the world and leads to airway inflammation and disruptions in breathing.

Antibiotics are usually not recommended for treating asthma but some physicians prescribe them to patients suffering from asthma and experiencing respiratory problems, which are possibly because of bacterial infections.