Asthma is a clinical syndrome shared by more than 20 milion people in America. Over the last 20 years research has led to the production of many new asthma medications yet many people continue to suffer from troublesome asthma flare-ups despite these huge therapeutic advances. Why is this?
One answer may reside in our genetic blueprint. Millions of genes are passed on from parents to children and account for every physical aspect of the human body. Some genes are associated with how we handle allergy triggers, others impact our handling of viruses and bacteria.
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