Face Masks Won't Impede Your Breathing, Study Confirms
Title: Face Masks Won't Impede Your Breathing, Study ConfirmsCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/2/2021 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/2/2021 12:00:00 AM
Conditions: Bronchial Asthma; Genome Wide Association Studies Intervention: Genetic: SNP analysis of the DNA Sponsor: Asfendiyarov Kazakh National Medical University Not yet recruiting
We believe there are a few shortcomings in the study design and data interpretation in the research article by Wang et al. (1). These include 1) cell selection bias, 2) cytokine selection bias from single-cell transcriptomics (SCT) data, and 3) lack of a lipopolysaccharide+dexamethasone (LPS+DEX) control group in the mouse...
Although we agree with Dutta et al. (1) that our conclusion could be more comprehensive, we disagree that our study design and interpretations are biased (2). Neutrophils in asthma are linked to worsening symptoms, but their role as key determinant cells remains obscure in the pathogenesis (3). Reducing neutrophilic inflammation...
Conditions: Asthma and/or Exercise Induced Bronchoconstriction; Ozone Air Pollution Interventions: Drug: Salbutamol; Drug: Placebo medication; Other: Ozone; Other: Filtered Air; Other: Exercise Sponsor: University of British Columbia Not yet recruiting
Conclusion: Present study suggests that iPROB ® preparation has clinical/biological properties to be a valid add-on supplementation in allergic patients with asthma and rhinitis.Int Arch Allergy Immunol