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Gene test for asthma

Salbutamol (and salmeterol) reliever inhalers are the corner-stone of acute asthma treatment in children. But recent research in the UK has revealed that 1-in-7  asthmatic children do not respond to their “blue” salbutamol (or Ventolin) asthma-relieving inhalers. This is due to a genetic mutation that prevents them developing a specific receptor in their airways that [...]

By | 2013-01-15T12:06:52+00:00 January 15th, 2013|Airway Allergy, Uncategorized|0 Comments