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New ways of looking at treatment for lung diseases such as pulmonary fibrosis

New ways of looking at treatment for lung diseases such as pulmonary fibrosis

Study of the effects of liposuction on different parts of the body finds the procedure to be safe under proper conditions

Study of the effects of liposuction on different parts of the body finds the procedure to be safe under proper conditions

Ambitious decades-long investigation into the causes of breast cancer aims to recruit 100,000 women

Ambitious decades-long investigation into the causes of breast cancer aims to recruit 100,000 women

Salmon fed with large amounts of omega-3 fatty acid better for cardiac patients than salmon fed with vegetable oil

Salmon fed with large amounts of omega-3 fatty acid better for cardiac patients than salmon fed with vegetable oil

Study suggests that patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension may benefit from Thelin therapy

Study suggests that patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension may benefit from Thelin therapy

Young adults ate and smoked more in the 1990s

Young adults ate and smoked more in the 1990s

Research provides definitive evidence that radiation risk is associated with full-body CT scans

Research provides definitive evidence that radiation risk is associated with full-body CT scans

Medicare approves University of Kentucky lung transplants

Medicare approves University of Kentucky lung transplants

U.S $10 million to build virtual lung

U.S $10 million to build virtual lung

High blood pressure combined with elevated LDL cholesterol more than triples risk of heart attack

High blood pressure combined with elevated LDL cholesterol more than triples risk of heart attack

Doctors urge Government to 'wake up' to new sleep apnoea bill

Doctors urge Government to 'wake up' to new sleep apnoea bill

Phase 1 clinical trial of new anticancer drug from Human Genome Sciences

Phase 1 clinical trial of new anticancer drug from Human Genome Sciences

Scientists have discovered a protein that could be the key to finding a cure for asthma

Scientists have discovered a protein that could be the key to finding a cure for asthma

Researchers using light to control genes and better understand the role of certain genes in embryonic development

Researchers using light to control genes and better understand the role of certain genes in embryonic development

Besides helping infants’ lungs mature, sighs may “reset” breathing regulation mechanism

Besides helping infants’ lungs mature, sighs may “reset” breathing regulation mechanism

Scientists have uncovered a key driver behind the progression of prostate cancer

Scientists have uncovered a key driver behind the progression of prostate cancer

Striking increase in high blood pressure in the U.S.

Striking increase in high blood pressure in the U.S.

New database about a group of genes associated with multidrug resistance in cancerous tumors

New database about a group of genes associated with multidrug resistance in cancerous tumors

African-American women are less likely to be treated with breast reconstruction after mastectomy than women of other races

African-American women are less likely to be treated with breast reconstruction after mastectomy than women of other races

Dual-action compound shows promise in killing prostate cancer cells

Dual-action compound shows promise in killing prostate cancer cells