Breakthrough in asthma treatment

A great improvement on treating asthma has been released by scientists from Cardiff University before the World Asthma Day on 3rd May.

Asthma sufferer Photo: CC

Asthma sufferer
Photo: CC

Dr Stephen Caucheteux has carried out the new research. This treatment has been considered as a breakthrough to remodel patients’ lives entirely. More than 5 million people are suffering from asthma in the UK, including more than one million children. They have been deprived of their ability to breathe freely without an inhaler when asthma suddenly attacks them.

Stephen Caucheteux, researcher from  Cardiff University Photo: CNP

Stephen Caucheteux, researcher from Cardiff University
Photo: CNP

Asthma makes breathing more difficult for people, especially for athletes. However, Stuart Wadlow, a runner who is also a running trainer, refuses to give in.

‘Sometimes, when I start to run, the asthma come very quickly and I have to manage it’, he says.

Stuart  Wadlow, patient and runner Photo: CNP

Stuart Wadlow, patient and runner
Photo: CNP

‘During the asthma, your lungs become much tighter, that’s why it causes people not be able to breath very well,’ Dr Caucheteux explains. ‘That’s why exercising or just breathing can become so difficult.’

But he is optimistic about the future. ‘Everyone is trying different things and eventually, the results of finding a cure for asthma maybe a combination of all those and not just one thing.’

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