Trials and tribulations in identifying new biologic treatments for asthma.

Abstract

Drugs used to treat asthma have a long history, beginning with the bronchodilators and evolving into compounds that suppress airway inflammation. Guidelines for treatment of asthma are largely based on disease severity and control, rather than underlying mechanisms. However, identification of biomarkers in the causal pathways of asthma is enabling… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.it.2012.02.003

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