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Investigators saw enhanced interleukin-13 production by a handful of immune cell types in mouse models of steroid-resistant asthma.

The firms said that the test would help Siolta identify and monitor patients eligible for its biotherapeutic therapy currently under development.

Farm exposure before one year of age affects maturation of the gut microbiomes and is linked to a reduced risk of developing asthma, the PASTURE study found.

In Genome Biology this week: software tools to spot methylation patterns, proteome-wide association study approach, and more.

Among the study's aims is determining how rates of SARS-CoV-2 infection differ between healthy children and ones with asthma or other allergic conditions.

In PNAS this week: population genomics study on indigenous individuals in Brazil, programmable genome-editing approach, and more.

A missense change in a gene coding for an androgen production enzyme had apparent ties to poor lung function and reduced glucocorticoid drug response.

A new partnership and licensing agreement will help the research institute aggregate genotype and phenotype data for the NIH-funded PreCISE Network asthma program.

With RNA sequence data on thousands of individual lung cells, researchers fleshed out new and known cell clusters, before digging into cell state and cellular interaction changes in asthma.

These loci include a known asthma locus at 17q12-q21, but also loci at 8p23 and 8q24 that could be specific to asthma risk among individuals of African ancestry.

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The Wall Street Journal reports on gaps in COVID-19 testing affecting less affluent urban areas and rural locations.

According to NBC News, new SARS-CoV-2 variants are making it harder for researchers to model the course of the pandemic.

The New York Times reports that experts say President Joe Biden's goal of vaccinating 1 million people a day in the US in the next 100 days is too low a bar.

In Science this week: single-cell lineage tracing technique applied to study lung cancer metastasis, and more.