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.

Recent related news

Advertisement
Australian scientists unveiled a "radical" approach that could revolutionise asthma treatment at a research conference in Canberra on Monday.
3 days ago • Sydney Morning Herald
Shares in Cara Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:CARA) jumped higher after the biotech group reported positive results from a trial of a treatment for uremic pruritus, a...
2 days ago • Proactive Investors
Last year conservative media began been touting a new β€œstudy” which purports to prove that sexual orientation and gender identity are not innate and...
6 days ago • Huffington Post
A new study showing the level of unmet health care needs in New Zealand has been labelled as damning by medical professionals.The pilot study published in the...
1 week ago • New Zealand Herald
Advertisement
An in-depth study looking at options for a new city centre ice rink has been given the go-ahead. The feasibility report will weigh up the pros and cons of two...
3 days ago • Hull Daily Mail
Retailers in the Asia-Pacific region are fast adopting Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence and automation strategies to boost growth, a new study...
19 hours ago • BGR India

You might like