Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, June 3rd, 2003
Using mice as an animal model, the researchers showed that treatment with the drug zileuton after RSV infection had taken hold reduced the production of proinflammatory compounds called cysteinyl leukotrienes (LT), known to promote the airway congestion and constriction that causes wheezing.
The results were the first to show that inhibition of LT...
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