Four gut bacteria decrease asthma risk in infants

New research by scientists at UBC and BC Children’s Hospital finds that infants can be protected from getting asthma if they acquire ...

U Team Building Technology to Crowdsource Complex Triggers of Pediatric Asthma

Interdisciplinary University of Utah team awarded $5.5 million from NIH to accelerate investigation of impact of air quality, other environmental exposures ...

Major European study moves a step closer to treatments for severe asthma

Initial findings from a major European study, involving academics at The University of Nottingham, have helped to identify key characteristics of severe asthma, which will help with the development of new treatments for patients with the condition. ... Full story

Growing up on a farm provides protection against asthma and allergies

​Significant insights for development of vaccine against asthma ... Full story

The role of B cells in the enhancement of pollen allergy - reaction to non-allergenic compounds

Neuherberg - Scientists at Helmholtz Zentrum München and TU München discovered a new mechanism how non-allergenic pollen mediators can enhance allergic reactions. Especially the so-called B cells play a critical role in this process. The results were recently published in the Journal ‘Allergy’ and might lead to new approaches for therapies. ... Full story


Scientists at QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute have found that a gene previously thought to have an anti-inflammatory effect, or no immune effect at all, is actually more likely to increase inflammation in people with asthma and allergies. ... Full story

New care model for Māori children with asthma recommended

Co-authors Mrs Bernadette Jones and Dr Tristram Ingham ... Full story

Emergency Rooms Test New Ways to Help Minority Children with Uncontrolled Asthma

Thousands of children living with asthma in Chicago could benefit from a new multi-center study ... Full story

Sulfur dioxide emissions have decreased but the air pollutant is still a concern for asthmatics

Emissions of the air pollutant sulfur dioxide have been dramatically decreased during the past 30 years but for some people even a little inhaled sulfur dioxide may still be too much. ... Full story

Stress-Fighting Proteins Could Be Key to New Treatments for Asthma

Investigators have discovered the precise molecular steps that enable immune cells implicated in certain forms of asthma and allergy to develop and survive in the body. The findings from Weill Cornell Medical College reveal a new pathway that scientists could use to develop more effective treatments and therapies for the chronic lung disorder. ... Full story

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