Published in Immunotherapy Weekly, April 16th, 2003
Previous research has not established whether steroids could be effective in controlling mild asthma, mainly because people with moderate disease symptoms were included in earlier studies. Romain Pauwels from Ghent's University Hospital, Belgium, and colleagues, did a randomized clinical trial in more than 7,200 patients age 5-66 years from 32 countries to assess the effects of the steroid budesonide in patients with mild asthma. Their findings were published in the Lancet.
Asthma onset had to...
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