Asthma: Newer Tx options mean more targeted therapy.

The article reports about how asthma pathophysiology have led to the development of new treatment approaches to this chronic respiratory condition. Topics include focusing on the newer therapeutic options and providing guidance on when to seek expert pulmonary consultation; and how Asthma is mediate...

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Published in:Journal of Family Practice Vol. 69; no. 3; pp. 135 - 145
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Published: Frontline Medical Communications, Apr2020
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Summary:The article reports about how asthma pathophysiology have led to the development of new treatment approaches to this chronic respiratory condition. Topics include focusing on the newer therapeutic options and providing guidance on when to seek expert pulmonary consultation; and how Asthma is mediated through either a type one T-helper (Th-1) cell or a type two T-helper (Th-2) cell response, the pathways of which have a fair amount of overlap.