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New drug promises asthma cure

A medication which acts as a vaccine by adjusting the immune system had very successful results in animal trials. It was capable of stopping the asthma and had the added bonus of reversing lung damage caused by asthma. It also had good results in human trials for hay-fever and human trials for asthma are being organized. The drug is labeled as an immunostiumlatory sequence or ISS.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Indystar

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About: New drug promises asthma cure

Date: 12 December 2004

Source: Indystar

Author: Ronald Kotulak


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