By COPSAC admin | News | Comments are Closed | 19 November, 2013 |
MedicalResearch.com: What are the main findings of the study? Answer: First, we identified CDHR3 as a novel susceptibility gene. This is likely to represent a yet unknown mechanism of childhood asthma. Based on the replication birth cohorts this gene particularly plays a role for severe asthma attacks in the first 2 years of life whileRead more
By COPSAC admin | News | Comments are Closed | 24 November, 2011 |
Our picture of allergy is changing. For one thing there is a dramatic rise in prevalence. Eczema, hay fever, asthma, and potentially life-threatening allergies to certain foods, drugs or other substances, have become alarmingly common: the World Allergy Organization White Book on Allergy 2011–2012 estimates that about 30–40% of the world's population is affected byRead more
By COPSAC admin | News | Comments are Closed | 26 November, 2010 |
Our guts and airways are awash in bacteria—but people with asthma have a different balance of microbes. Could this be a cause of disease? Interview with Hans Bisgaard for Science Couzin-Frankel J. Bacteria and Asthma: Untangling the Links. Science. 2010 Nov 26;330(6008):1168-9.