Genetics And Pollution Drive Severity of Asthma Symptoms
Source: National Institutes of Health
Summary: According to researchers, asthma patients, with a specific genetic profile, exhibit more intense symptoms following exposure to traffic pollution.
More Information: Shepherd H. Schurman et al, “Toll-like Receptor 4 Pathway Polymorphisms Interact with Pollution to Influence Asthma Diagnosis and Severity”, Scientific Reports (2018). DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-30865-0