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Asthma Treatment Uses Double Duty Molecule
2013-02-28 09:06:31

Researchers at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston have discovered a molecule that controls cells responsible for decreasing airway inflammation in asthma patients, and their discovery could lead to new treatments for the millions of Americans that suffer from the disease.

2012-05-22 02:37:50

Higher mortality rates among older adult asthma patients compared to their younger counterparts may be due, at least in part, to an increase in airway inflammation.

2012-01-27 10:41:44

The lung clearance index (LCI) is a sensitive non-invasive marker of early lung disease in young children with cystic fibrosis (CF).

2011-09-02 11:46:41

The American Thoracic Society has issued the first-ever guidelines on the use of fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FENO) that address when to use FENO and how to interpret FENO levels in different clinical settings.

2009-06-01 07:00:00

MENLO PARK, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- In its Series D round of fundraising, Apieron Inc. said that it closed on commitments from all of its previous venture investors.

2008-06-17 03:00:09

By Schaumann, Frank Muller, Meike; Braun, Armin; Luettig, Birgit; Peden, David B; Hohlfeld, Jens M; Krug, Norbert Rationale: Epidemiologic studies have shown that exacerbation of asthma is modulated by environmental endotoxin.

2005-11-29 13:47:39

The bronchial tubes of a patient with severe asthma can become scarred due to repeated episodes of allergic inflammation in the airways. The scarring results in blocked airways, excessive production of mucus, and shortness of breath.


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