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TB germs' metabolic 'escape pathways' may be neutralized by new drugs to shorten duration of therapy

TB germs' metabolic 'escape pathways' may be neutralized by new drugs to shorten duration of therapy

FIRS releases new report that outlines global burden of respiratory disease

FIRS releases new report that outlines global burden of respiratory disease

BU professor receives Research Innovation and Translation Achievement Award from ATS

BU professor receives Research Innovation and Translation Achievement Award from ATS

Exposure to high prenatal stress and air pollution linked to increased risk for childhood asthma

Exposure to high prenatal stress and air pollution linked to increased risk for childhood asthma

Scientists create graphene-based sensor to predict onset of asthma attacks

Scientists create graphene-based sensor to predict onset of asthma attacks

Researchers show how diesel fumes could potentially worsen underlying respiratory conditions

Researchers show how diesel fumes could potentially worsen underlying respiratory conditions

Study highlights risk factors for widespread vitamin D deficiency

Study highlights risk factors for widespread vitamin D deficiency

Cold weather increases risk of mortality in Texas, study finds

Cold weather increases risk of mortality in Texas, study finds

New report suggests innovative approaches for better response to chemical inhalation disasters

New report suggests innovative approaches for better response to chemical inhalation disasters

New research effort aims to better understand impact and progression of COPD

New research effort aims to better understand impact and progression of COPD

New paper-based device shows great potential for whooping cough diagnosis in low-resource settings

New paper-based device shows great potential for whooping cough diagnosis in low-resource settings

Stem cell therapy can reduce lung inflammation in mouse model of COPD and cystic fibrosis

Stem cell therapy can reduce lung inflammation in mouse model of COPD and cystic fibrosis

Loss of partner to suicide may increase risk for mental and physical disorders

Loss of partner to suicide may increase risk for mental and physical disorders

New report estimates economic burden of lung disease in the UK

New report estimates economic burden of lung disease in the UK

Investigational RSV vaccine protects cattle from respiratory diseases

Investigational RSV vaccine protects cattle from respiratory diseases

Mite-proof covers may reduce severity of asthma exacerbations in allergic children

Mite-proof covers may reduce severity of asthma exacerbations in allergic children

New research pinpoints how bacteria get into lungs of healthy people

New research pinpoints how bacteria get into lungs of healthy people

New research pinpoints how immigrant microbes get to the lungs

New research pinpoints how immigrant microbes get to the lungs

Researchers explore how patients with COPD, heart failure and heart attack fared in ICU

Researchers explore how patients with COPD, heart failure and heart attack fared in ICU

Study finds link between air pollution and daily cause-specific mortality in China

Study finds link between air pollution and daily cause-specific mortality in China