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MAY 08, 2013 - Futurity

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Fungus adds to asthma for 5 million worldwide

U. TORONTO (CAN) — Antifungal treatment could improve the health of an estimated 4,837,000 people with asthma and allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA), according to new research. The study also re-estimates the total number of asthmatics worldwide—a staggering 193 million sufferers. Twenty-four million asthma sufferers live in the United States, 20 million each in India and China, and seven million in the United Kingdom. Clinical studies have shown that oral antifungal drugs significantly improve symptoms and asthma control in asthmatics with ABPA. This is the first time that a ... Read More

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