Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Adults with asthma have a higher risk of developing obesity

A study with more than 8,700 participants from 11 European countries and Australia has concluded that adults with asthma are more likely to become obese later in life. The research, led by the Barcelona Institute of Global ...

Medical research

Fermented soybeans suppress asthma-induced airway inflammation

Bronchial asthma causes symptoms such as wheezing and cough due to chronic airway inflammation, but there is no fundamental treatment for it, leaving a desire for new prevention and treatment methods. Now a new study reveals ...

Immunology

Allergic stimulation activates mast cell precursor cells

Mast cell precursor cells do not just cause an increase in mature mast cells during inflammation, they also play an active role in diseases like asthma. This finding is in a new study by immunology researchers published in ...

Medical research

An asthma vaccine effective in mice

Inserm teams led by Laurent Reber (Infinity, Toulouse) and Pierre Bruhns (Humoral Immunity, Institut Pasteur, Paris) and French company NEOVACS have developed a vaccine that could induce long-term protection against allergic ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Are face masks helping people with allergies?

The masks people have been wearing to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 are also good at filtering out pollen and other allergens floating in the air. For people with allergic rhinitis or allergic asthma, who develop symptoms ...

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