by N.R. Saltmarsh, staff medical writer -- Mice inoculated with bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) vaccine 10 days after birth appear able to block an immune hyper-responsiveness characteristic of asthma by 16 weeks of age.
Researchers working in France explored the idea that asthma is an over-response of T-helper lymphocytephenotype 2 (Th-2) in children who have not been previously exposed to Th-l-inducing infections.
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