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Progesterone may help protect the lungs during flu

September 23 2016. A report appearing on September 15, 2016 in the journal PLOS Pathogens describes a role for the hormone progesterone in reducing inflammation and improving lung function following infection with influenza.

"Epidemiological and experimental evidence suggest that young adult females suffer a worse outcome than males following influenza A virus infection, which in mice is associated with infection-induced suppression of reproductive hormones and excessive inflammatory immune responses in females," write Sabra L. Klein of Johns Hopkins University and colleagues. "In addition to influenza, young adult females suffer a worse outcome than males from several autoimmune diseases, including multiple sclerosis. Paradoxically, a growing body of literature reveals that exogenous treatment of females (both humans and mice) with either estrogens or progesterone limits inflammation and protects against infectious and autoimmune diseases by decreasing inflammation and promoting repair."

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