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Researchers will enroll around 500 African-American children and adults who have asthma in a multi-center clinical trial to assess how they react to therapies and to explore the role of genetics in determining the response to asthma treatment. This new clinical study, which will take place at 30 sites in 14 states, is aimed at understanding the bes...
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For Asthma Awareness Month 2013, the National Institutes of Health stands with the international community to renew our dedication to improving the quality of life for the estimated 300 million people living with asthma worldwide. To most effectively manage asthma, we need to address the disproportionate impact of the disease on minorities and fami...
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Adults who had been treated previously with the inhaled corticosteroid budesonide as part of a children’s clinical study were, on average, about half an inch shorter than their study counterparts who were not treated with inhaled corticosteroids, according to research funded by the National Institutes of Health. The half inch difference had been ob...
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Statement
Statement of Susan B. Shurin, M.D., Acting Director, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; Anthony S. Fauci, M.D. Director, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Linda S. Birnbaum, Ph.D., D.A.B.T., A.T.S., Director, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences; Alan E. Guttmacher, M.D., Director, Eunice Kennedy Shriver...
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WHAT: A consortium of federal agencies and nongovernmental organizations has published a report proposing a set of common measures and data-collection methods for use in asthma clinical research. Asthma Outcomes in Clinical Research: Report of the Asthma Outcomes Workshop, which appears as a supplement to the March 2012 issue of the Journal of Alle...