Asthma

Protein linked to development of asthma

Researchers at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) have linked a specific protein to the development of post-viral infection asthma, which is the first step in generating a novel type of asthma therapy designed to prevent ...

Feb 20, 2015
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Ban on smoking in cars with children

Smoking in cars carrying children will soon become illegal in England – in a significant victory for protecting under-18s from second-hand smoke.

Feb 13, 2015
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Immune cells commit suicide to prevent allergy

Scientists from the CNRS, INSERM and Université de Limoges, working in the Laboratoire Contrôle de la Réponse Immune B et Lymphoproliférations (CNRS/Université de Limoges) have demonstrated that the ...

Feb 13, 2015
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