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Asian children with asthma 'need more support'

Asian children with asthma are five times more likely to end up with serious health problems than white children according to new research.

A large study carried out in Leicester involving three British Universities also found the NHS is sometimes failing to meet the needs of Asian youngsters.

Researchers say more needs to be done to tell people about the symptoms.

Our Health Correspondent Rob Sissons reports.

  • 20 Sep 2014
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