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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.
Monitoring pollen levels using environmental DNA

Monitoring pollen levels using environmental DNA

Study identifies a new mechanism that causes airway hyperresponsiveness in asthma

Study identifies a new mechanism that causes airway hyperresponsiveness in asthma

Environmental DNA could help better understand grasses that cause allergies

Environmental DNA could help better understand grasses that cause allergies

Virtual clinical trials could transform the development of new drugs

Virtual clinical trials could transform the development of new drugs

Researchers identify gene variant associated with childhood asthma

Researchers identify gene variant associated with childhood asthma

How is climate change affecting the allergy season?

How is climate change affecting the allergy season?

Fecal microbiome differs in healthy and food-allergic twins

Fecal microbiome differs in healthy and food-allergic twins

Inhaling wildfire smoke's microbial content can increase risk of infection

Inhaling wildfire smoke's microbial content can increase risk of infection

Study: DOT1L enzyme is essential for humoral immune responses

Study: DOT1L enzyme is essential for humoral immune responses

New research appears to resolve the underprediction riddle of biomass burning

New research appears to resolve the underprediction riddle of biomass burning

Study links air pollution and diabetes to interstitial lung disease

Study links air pollution and diabetes to interstitial lung disease

Researchers determine role of NLRP1 protein in detecting the common cold virus

Researchers determine role of NLRP1 protein in detecting the common cold virus

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