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What makes us sneeze?

What exactly triggers a sneeze? A team has identified, in mice, specific cells and proteins that control the sneeze reflex. Better understanding of what...
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Is elevated level of lung protein an early predictor for COPD?

Researcher had previously discovered that the total mucin concentrations in the lungs are associated with COPD disease progression and could be used as diagnostic...
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Detecting skin disorders based on tissue stiffness with a soft sensing device

A research team has designed a simple electromechanical device that can be used for deep tissue pathology diagnosis, such as psoriasis, in an automated...
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Asthma medication use and exacerbations

How does the switch to a high-deductible health plan affect children with asthma? A new study suggests that enrollment in a high-deductible health plan...
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In utero exposure to tiny air pollution particles is linked to asthma in preschoolers

Women who were highly exposed to ultra-fine particles in air pollution during their pregnancy were more likely to have children who developed asthma, according...
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Genes responsible for loss of lung function identified

Researchers have identified a panel of genes that are active in smokers and ex-smokers who experience faster loss of lung function over time. They...
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Asthma attacks plummeted among Black and Hispanic/Latinx individuals during the COVID-19 pandemic

In a report of data collected as part of a trial in Black and Hispanic/Latinx patients with asthma that began before COVID-19 hit the...
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Defective epithelial barriers linked to two billion chronic diseases

Humans are exposed to a variety of toxins and chemicals every day. According to the epithelial barrier hypothesis, exposure to many of these substances...
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Baby’s first stool can help predict risk of developing allergies

Researchers have shown that the composition of a baby's first feces -- a thick, dark green substance known as meconium -- is associated with...
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Newly discovered airway cells may shed light on SIDS and other conditions

Pulmonary neuroendocrine cells, found in the human airway, are more varied than previously thought. Higher levels of certain types of pulmonary neuroendocrine cells are...