New pathway that may trigger asthma discovered

Posted by on April 19, 2016 12:17 pm
Categories: health

Asthma is an enormous public health problem that continues to grow larger, in part because scientists don’t fully understand how it is caused. Existing therapies don’t cure the disease and often don’t even significantly alleviate the symptoms. Now, scientists have identified a biological pathway that potentially explains why current asthma therapies don’t work well in many cases — and might be targeted to help those patients.

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