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Asthma is a common inflammatory disease affecting the airways that leads to shortness of breath, coughing and wheezing. Symptoms range from mild to severe but are generally manageable with appropriate treatment.
Simultaneous reduction of carbon dioxide and aerosol pollution can keep the planet cooler

Simultaneous reduction of carbon dioxide and aerosol pollution can keep the planet cooler

Researchers find genetic correlations between inflammatory bowel disease and stress, depression

Researchers find genetic correlations between inflammatory bowel disease and stress, depression

Research projects receive BTCA awards to develop new drugs

Research projects receive BTCA awards to develop new drugs

Scientists develop human airway stem cells to accelerate research on COVID-19, influenza

Scientists develop human airway stem cells to accelerate research on COVID-19, influenza

Severe cases of COVID-19 resemble systemic lupus erythematosus

Severe cases of COVID-19 resemble systemic lupus erythematosus

Wildfire smoke more hazardous than other types of air pollution for asthma patients

Wildfire smoke more hazardous than other types of air pollution for asthma patients

Allergic immune responses protect against bacterial infections

Allergic immune responses protect against bacterial infections

Researchers identify an effective treatment for severe cases of COVID-19 infection

Researchers identify an effective treatment for severe cases of COVID-19 infection

New cellular pathway can protect cells from infection by Ebola virus, coronavirus

New cellular pathway can protect cells from infection by Ebola virus, coronavirus

Human gut microbiota may play a significant role in maintaining health

Human gut microbiota may play a significant role in maintaining health

Master regulator genes of asthma identified

Master regulator genes of asthma identified

Protein produced by nervous system may be the key to treating inflammatory diseases

Protein produced by nervous system may be the key to treating inflammatory diseases

Study sheds light on genetic and molecular mechanisms involved in atopic dermatitis

Study sheds light on genetic and molecular mechanisms involved in atopic dermatitis

NIH-supported research delineates how genetic variations cause atopic dermatitis

NIH-supported research delineates how genetic variations cause atopic dermatitis

Study finds agricultural additions as largest human source of sulfur in the environment

Study finds agricultural additions as largest human source of sulfur in the environment

Rutgers expert highlights the effects of climate change on allergies, autoimmunity and the microbiome

Rutgers expert highlights the effects of climate change on allergies, autoimmunity and the microbiome

Human genome may explain the neonatal origins of immune and inflammatory diseases

Human genome may explain the neonatal origins of immune and inflammatory diseases

New startup launched to overcome the challenge of delivering next-generation therapeutics

New startup launched to overcome the challenge of delivering next-generation therapeutics

Researchers comprehensively describe the 'human tissue virome atlas'

Researchers comprehensively describe the 'human tissue virome atlas'

Yale researchers uncover mechanism driving Wolfram Syndrome

Yale researchers uncover mechanism driving Wolfram Syndrome