New system to help asthmatics gets approval by FDA

New system to help asthmatics gets approval by FDA
People with severe asthma are getting a radically different treatment option: A way to snake a wire inside their lungs and melt off some of the tissue that squeezes their airways shut.But the Alair system, rolling out this month, offers the first method of altering spasm-prone airways.”It does seem to improve your ability to live with your asthma,” says Dr. Michael Silver of Chicago’s Rush …

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