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Genetics and Pollution Drive Severity of Asthma Symptoms

News   Sep 04, 2018 | Original Press Release from the National Institutes of Health

 
Genetics and Pollution Drive Severity of Asthma Symptoms

The research suggests when individuals with specific variations in certain genes are exposed to traffic pollution, they display more intense asthma symptoms than people that lack those same gene variations. Credit: NIEHS

 
 
 

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