A new asthma pill that prevents severe attacks could be on the horizon after a breakthrough by British scientists.
Researchers at Leicester University identified a protein which triggers the narrowing of airways, causing the potentially fatal lung condition.
They believe a new treatment could be available within five years.
The team said improved therapies are a "step closer" after they found that severe sufferers have increased levels of a key protein, HMGB1, which leads to ai
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