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What genes are associated with asthma exacerbations?

In a recent study published in the Journal of Investigational Allergology and Clinical Immunology, researchers reviewed the genomics, transcriptomics, and epigenetics of asthma exacerbations (AEs). Study: Asthma exacerbations: the genes behind the scenes. Image Credit: Rybalchenko Nadezhda/Shutterstock AEs are episodes…

Flavonoids with potential to fight allergies and inflammation

In a recent study published in the Biomedicine & Pharmacotherapy journal, researchers explored the anti-allergic and anti-inflammatory properties of flavonoids. Chronic inflammation is crucial to the initiation and progression of chronic disorders such as diabetes, cancer, hypertension, asthma, and allergies.…

Study reveals novel therapeutic targets for airway relaxation

Bronchial constriction is what makes many lung diseases like asthma so dangerous. Researchers have discovered a new signaling pathway that causes the airways to widen. Inhalation therapy for asthma and other obstructive lung diseases often loses its effect following prolonged…