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Cause of Allergic Asthma: Antibodies Are Suctioned Off

Allergies are the major cause of asthma. As a result, the immune system mounts a response to harmless substances such as grass pollen.

Key takeaways:

– The formation of immunoglobulin E (IgE) antibodies alongside inflammatory cells in the skin and mucous membranes is the cause of asthma.

– A new technique making use of IgEnio column suctions the IgE antibodies out of blood could help people with severe allergic asthma.

– Patients reported improve quality of life since they could breathe easily and had improved ling function.

Perhaps much more, because it has since been found that a combination of IgE absorption and control of asthma symptoms with the standard drug omalizumab (trade name: Xolair) can bring about a further improvement.



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