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Research reveals possible new treatment pathway for severe allergic asthma

Research demonstrates that blocking the action of two pro-inflammatory molecules significantly reduces symptoms of allergic asthma in mice, which could lead to development of a new treatment for people with a severe form of the condition. The findings, which are published in the journal Clinical Science, show that severe allergic lung inflammation was significantly reduced in the mice when the activity of the pro-inflammatory molecules interleukin (IL)-17A and IL-17F was prevented using specific antibodies.
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