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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.
Bone growth protein may help treat newborns with rare genetic lung condition

Bone growth protein may help treat newborns with rare genetic lung condition

Plant compound may be a good therapeutic candidate for treating food allergies

Plant compound may be a good therapeutic candidate for treating food allergies

Study reveals genetically driven mucus pathobiology in asthma

Study reveals genetically driven mucus pathobiology in asthma

Macrophages show altered inflammatory, metabolic expression months after mild COVID-19

Macrophages show altered inflammatory, metabolic expression months after mild COVID-19

Specific gene variant linked with poor response to sublingual immunotherapy for allergies

Specific gene variant linked with poor response to sublingual immunotherapy for allergies

Groundbreaking discovery could lead to the design of novel therapeutics for wound-healing

Groundbreaking discovery could lead to the design of novel therapeutics for wound-healing

Lucky genes linked to lower risk of diseases in people with obesity

Lucky genes linked to lower risk of diseases in people with obesity

Monitoring strains of bacteria may provide better insights into the microbiome

Monitoring strains of bacteria may provide better insights into the microbiome

Research demonstrates how diet affects immunity through the gut microbiome

Research demonstrates how diet affects immunity through the gut microbiome

CRISPR screening identifies metabolic enzyme as new target for anti-inflammatory therapeutics

CRISPR screening identifies metabolic enzyme as new target for anti-inflammatory therapeutics

Low dose of pollutants in food leads to high activation of antibodies that cause allergic response

Low dose of pollutants in food leads to high activation of antibodies that cause allergic response

New biomarker can help characterize specific types of asthma and COPD

New biomarker can help characterize specific types of asthma and COPD

Study finds higher levels of air pollutants in regions near oil and gas wells

Study finds higher levels of air pollutants in regions near oil and gas wells

New study reveals lung cell roles in guiding the immune system

New study reveals lung cell roles in guiding the immune system

Mast cell precursor cells get activated when exposed to allergic stimulation, shows study

Mast cell precursor cells get activated when exposed to allergic stimulation, shows study

Researchers show how 'bad mucin' contributes to worsening pulmonary conditions

Researchers show how 'bad mucin' contributes to worsening pulmonary conditions

Eosinophils combat cancer metastases in the lungs, says research

Eosinophils combat cancer metastases in the lungs, says research

Virus-infected cells endure long-term changes, says study

Virus-infected cells endure long-term changes, says study

Understanding computational fluid dynamics can inform more effective design of drug delivery devices

Understanding computational fluid dynamics can inform more effective design of drug delivery devices

Atomic force spectroscopy probes cellular biomechanics in response to drugs in hypoxia

Atomic force spectroscopy probes cellular biomechanics in response to drugs in hypoxia