The macrolide clarithromycin could be an effective therapy for both steroid sensitive and severe steroid-insensitive asthma, largely because of its anti-inflammatory properties, finds an Australian study published in Thorax. Carried out at the University of Newcastle, the study by Professor Philip Hansbro and colleagues used a new mouse model to replicate the symptoms of severe steroid-insensitive ...
Clarithromycin: asthmas white knight?
By Clare Pain
11 Mar 2015