Asthma Phenotypes and the Microbiome

  title={Asthma Phenotypes and the Microbiome},
  author={Ogechukwu Ndum and Yvonne J Huang},
Asthma is characterised by episodic bronchospasm, airway hyperreactivity, and airway inflammation. Current treatment is aimed at reversing bronchospasm with bronchodilators and decreasing airway inflammation with corticosteroids. Asthma patients as a collective group, however, have variable responses to treatment, and our understanding and view of asthma as… CONTINUE READING