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Making human lungs in the lab a future possibility

Making human lungs in the lab a future possibility

Factors inhibiting the brain's natural self-healing process identified

Factors inhibiting the brain's natural self-healing process identified

Tobacco industry is continuing its targeted marketing to teens via candy-flavored cigarettes

Tobacco industry is continuing its targeted marketing to teens via candy-flavored cigarettes

Spontaneous contractions suppressed in late-term rat pregnancy

Spontaneous contractions suppressed in late-term rat pregnancy

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) rates in women skyrocket

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) rates in women skyrocket

FDA panel says asthma drugs should stay on market but must carry warnings

FDA panel says asthma drugs should stay on market but must carry warnings

Research discovers new deadly link to sickle cell disease

Research discovers new deadly link to sickle cell disease

Researchers have identified a highly specific pathway that causes inflammation in lung tissue

Researchers have identified a highly specific pathway that causes inflammation in lung tissue

Genetic predisposition to lung cancer exists

Genetic predisposition to lung cancer exists

Steroid treatment for prematurity put to the test

Steroid treatment for prematurity put to the test

Cyclophosphamide may be a possible therapy for scleroderma

Cyclophosphamide may be a possible therapy for scleroderma

No serious health risk for commuters on London's Underground

No serious health risk for commuters on London's Underground

Significant non-coronary findings found during heart CT scans point to importance of trained radiologists

Significant non-coronary findings found during heart CT scans point to importance of trained radiologists

First DNA-based blood test to help detect cystic fibrosis

First DNA-based blood test to help detect cystic fibrosis

New technology and treatments for heart and lung patients drive revisions

New technology and treatments for heart and lung patients drive revisions

New technology to help heart and lung patients awaiting transplants

New technology to help heart and lung patients awaiting transplants

Pneumonia jab now available for over 65s in UK

Pneumonia jab now available for over 65s in UK

First evidence that preeclampsia can leave a persistent and potentially fatal imprint in the pulmonary circulation of the fetus

First evidence that preeclampsia can leave a persistent and potentially fatal imprint in the pulmonary circulation of the fetus

Asthma patients' immune systems respond differently with allergies

Asthma patients' immune systems respond differently with allergies

Asian Flu threat underestimated

Asian Flu threat underestimated