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2012-04-19 20:15:19

Scientists from the University of Southampton and Synairgen, a respiratory drug development company spun out from the University, can announce positive data from its Phase II clinical trial, into the effectiveness of the drug SNG001 (inhaled interferon beta) for asthma patients.

2011-05-05 11:30:00

American Lung Association urges Congress to fully fund the National Asthma Control Program in Fiscal Year 2012 CHICAGO, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Lung Association in Illinois announced today its strong support for continued funding of the U.S.

2010-07-21 09:19:00

MIAMI, July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Understanding and managing asthma is not always easy, especially without adequate patient resources.

2010-04-28 06:00:00

LOS ANGELES, April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- New data released today find that 82 percent of parents of children ages 4-12 with asthma report having restricted playtime activities to help avoid triggers and prevent asthma attacks in their children, with 47% of them keeping children with asthma inside when allergy season is in full swing.

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2009-12-13 15:43:03

Scientists have discovered five genetic variants that are associated with the health of the human lung.

2009-12-03 07:00:00

ALBANY, N.Y., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Asthma is a chronic disease that affects over 370,000 children in New York State.

2009-10-13 10:27:38

New findings reveal a large gap between US and UK researchers in terms of policy, attitudes, practices and experiences in relation to including ethnic minorities in asthma research.

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2008-12-01 16:35:00

Tufts researchers and colleagues report that place of birth plays a role in the occurrence of asthma in a United States black population.


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pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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