Clarithromycin:  asthma’s white knight?

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 ...

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