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New first-in-class treatment effective for uncontrolled persistent asthma


Use of the investigational agent dupilumab, an interleukin-4 and -13 inhibitor, resulted in improved lung function and reduced severe exacerbations in patients with uncontrolled persistent asthma irrespective of baseline eosinophil count, according to results of a study published online in The Lancet.