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Scientists Have Found That Asthma May Reduce the Risk of Brain Tumors

   Photo by Robina Weermeijer on Unsplash Asthma is a condition in which a person’s airways become narrow, inflamed, and swell and generate extra mucus, making it difficult for him to breathe. This is a common disease.  Globally, 300 million people are estimated to be currently affected by this disease. Interestingly, a recent study conducted at the Washington University School of Medicine found that people with asthma are less prone to developing brain tumors. What Have Scientists Found?  T-cells are a part of the immune system that originate from stem cells in the bone marrow. Usually, these cells protect the body from infections but one can also find them in action when a person develops asthma. In the study, scientists found that asthma forces the T-cells to behave in a manner that causes lung inflammation but halts the growth of brain tumors.  The study available in Nature Communications proposed that reprogramming or altering T-cells in brain tumor patients could be a new way

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