New Study Suggests African Americans Less Responsive To Asthma Treatment

Wochit Headline News - Friday, 13 January 2017
A new study suggests that differences in airway inflammation may be just one reasons why black people with asthma have been less responsive to treatment and more likely to pass away from the disease than white people. Corresponding author to the study Dr. Sharmilee Nyenhuis stated "Emerging evidence suggests that differences in airway inflammation can affect a patient's response to treatment, but whether the patterns of airway inflammation vary across race has, until now, been very unclear.

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