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April 19, 2016

Nanoparticle acts like Trojan horse to halt asthma

According to new Northwestern Medicine research, a biodegradable nanoparticle acts like a Trojan horse, hiding an allergen in a friendly shell, to convince the immune system not to attack it, . As a result, the allergic reaction in the airways is shut down long- term and an asthma attack prevented.Read more at Northwestern News.