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Asthma Research News: Insomnia Prevalent in Patients With Asthma

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(SOURCE: AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CHEST PHYSICIANS) – A team of researchers from the University of Pittsburgh has found that insomnia is highly prevalent in adults with asthma and is also associated with worse asthma control, depression and anxiety symptoms and other quality of life and health issues. The study results are published in the current issue of […]

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Asthma Research: Turning off Asthma Attacks

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(SOURCE: JOHN’S HOPKINS MEDICINE) Researchers discover a critical cellular “off” switch for the inflammatory immune response that causes asthma attacks. Working with human immune cells in the laboratory, Johns Hopkins researchers report they have identified a critical cellular “off” switch for the inflammatory immune response that contributes to lung-constricting asthma attacks. The switch, they say, is […]

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Researchers Discover Increased Presence of Medicine Blocking PP5 Protein in Asthma Patients

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(UNIVERSITY OF LEICESTER) According to a recent University of Leicester press release, ‘The study demonstrated for the first time that a protein called PP5 was significantly upregulated in the lungs of severe asthmatic patients compared to healthy controls. We are extremely excited by this paradigm shift observation.’ – Dr Yassine Amrani, University of Leicester