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Widely used antimalarial drug exhibits antiviral activity against the SARS

Widely used antimalarial drug exhibits antiviral activity against the SARS

U.S $10 million to build virtual lung

U.S $10 million to build virtual lung

Asthma stable, allergies rising in British children

Asthma stable, allergies rising in British children

FDA approves revised labeling for anti-inflammatory corticosteroid nasal spray

FDA approves revised labeling for anti-inflammatory corticosteroid nasal spray

Household heaters linked to asthma

Household heaters linked to asthma

BMA Scotland launches public consultation on smoking in public places

BMA Scotland launches public consultation on smoking in public places

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

Air researchers measure diesel fumes to search for link to health problems

Air researchers measure diesel fumes to search for link to health problems

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

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

Cleaning products and solvents increase risk of asthma

Cleaning products and solvents increase risk of asthma

Exposure to simian virus 40 (SV40) is not associated with cancer in humans

Exposure to simian virus 40 (SV40) is not associated with cancer in humans

Rooms where people smoke contain higher air concentrations of endotoxins

Rooms where people smoke contain higher air concentrations of endotoxins

Low levels of contamination also influence mortality rate

Low levels of contamination also influence mortality rate

Genetic mutation link to sudden infant death syndrome

Genetic mutation link to sudden infant death syndrome

Large percentage of child deaths related to malaria are attributable to undernutrition and deficiencies

Large percentage of child deaths related to malaria are attributable to undernutrition and deficiencies

Vitamin E has potential benefit in fighting colds in the elderly

Vitamin E has potential benefit in fighting colds in the elderly

Exposure to natural and man-made substances in the environment accounts for at least two-thirds of all the cases of cancer in the U.S.

Exposure to natural and man-made substances in the environment accounts for at least two-thirds of all the cases of cancer in the U.S.

Mixed effects for vitamin E against respiratory infections

Mixed effects for vitamin E against respiratory infections

Large-scale computer simulations help understand SARS

Large-scale computer simulations help understand SARS

Softening agents in their home linked to asthma and allergies

Softening agents in their home linked to asthma and allergies