Gene May Play Part in How Kids Respond to Asthma Meds: Study

April 22, 2015 4:00 PM

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WEDNESDAY, April 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Researchers say they've identified a gene that affects whether children with asthma respond to corticosteroids.

Corticosteroids are the most effective treatment for chronic asthma and acute asthma attacks, but some children don't respond well to the drugs.

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