Study Offers Clues to Why Some Don't Benefit From Asthma Drugs
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|Mon, 01-09-2012 - 10:14am|
Does your asthma drug work as well as it should?
According to Health Day News, "Almost half of patients with mild or moderate asthma may have a different type of disease than those with more severe symptoms, perhaps explaining why common treatments don't work well for them, new research suggests.
"We are beginning to understand that different 'flavors' of asthma probably have different molecular mechanisms," said Dr. John Fahy, director of the Airway Clinical Research Center at the University of California, San Francisco. He is the senior author of the new study, published online Friday in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine." READ MORE