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New drug strategy for asthmatics

A recent study to analyze if asthma can be effectively treated with a new drug based on the properties of nicotine has found that nicotinic agonists reduce airway inflammation and bronchospasm. The drug is not addictive and also down regulates allergic responses in asthma sufferers.

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Date: 2 July 2005

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