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Boffins develop model that demonstrates infectious cause of asthma

May 25th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): An animal model that shows how an early childhood lung infection can cause asthma later in life has been developed by scientists from the University of Massachusetts.The ... Read more...

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New discovery may lead to improved asthma drugs

November 18th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): An international team of researchers have made a novel discovery that might open avenues for developing new treatments for chronic inflammatory diseases like psoriasis and asthma.They have identified ... Read more...

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Common lung infection virus can trigger asthmatic symptoms in kids

October 22nd, 2008 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): American scientists have found that a common lung infection virus, which generally comes and goes without causing any long lasting impact on children, may actually hide in ... Read more...

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Maternal diet can impact asthma risk in offspring

September 19th, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 19 (ANI): A maternal diet rich in methyl donors, of which one source is the prenatal supplement folate, can increase developing fetus chances of suffering from asthma after birth.John ... Read more...

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