Asthma Library

Stem cells and Asthma

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

Curr Stem Cell Res Ther. 2010 Jun;5(2):111-5. Immunomodulatory effects of adipose-derived stem cells in airway allergic diseases. Cho KS, Roh HJ. Source Department of ORL-HNS and Medical Research Institute, Pusan National University School of Medicine, Busan, South Korea. Abstract Allergic rhinitis and asthma are inflammatory airway allergic diseases caused by Th2-driven immune response. Several studies […]

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Asthma Degenerative Disease

Monday, November 7th, 2011

Asthma Degenerative Disease Asthma is a common chronic inflammatory disease of the airways characterized by symptoms including wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath, reversible airflow obstruction, and bronchospasm. Asthma is clinically classified according to the frequency of symptoms, forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEV1), and peak expiratory flow rate.[3] Asthma may also […]

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Airway delivery of soluble factors from plastic-adherent bone marrow cells prevents murine asthma.

Friday, June 10th, 2011

m J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2012 Feb;46(2):207-16. Epub 2011 Sep 8. Airway delivery of soluble factors from plastic-adherent bone marrow cells prevents murine asthma. Ionescu LI, Alphonse RS, Arizmendi N, Morgan B, Abel M, Eaton F, Duszyk M, Vliagoftis H, Aprahamian TR, Walsh K, Th├ębaud B. Source University of Alberta, HMRC 407, Edmonton, AB, […]

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