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Editors and Contributors; Preface; Section I: Autocoids and their receptors in airway diseases; Section II: Enzyme inhibitors; Section III: Sensory nerves and sensory neuropeptides; Section IV: Receptors in immunology; Abbreviations; Index; The care of an increasing number of adult and child patients with asthma has become a major task for clinicians, and a growing concern for public health physicians and health care administrators. At the same time, and in response to this situation, a considerable effort is being made in basic and clinical research to develop new treatments. This book looks into the future and assesses the possibilities of a number of new therapies for asthma under exploration and development. A group of distinguished international authors examine the potential of new agents working on various targets that are.