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Your worse nightmare  - harmful fungi live in your pillow!

Your worse nightmare - harmful fungi live in your pillow!

Fungal contamination of bedding

Fungal contamination of bedding

Whooping cough vaccine 90 percent effective

Whooping cough vaccine 90 percent effective

Preventing Chronic Diseases: A Vital Investment

Preventing Chronic Diseases: A Vital Investment

Nicotine has an unusual psychological property that may drive dependence

Nicotine has an unusual psychological property that may drive dependence

SARS can infiltrate brain tissue

SARS can infiltrate brain tissue

Injury prevention could save Maryland at least $700 million per year

Injury prevention could save Maryland at least $700 million per year

RNAi therapeutic successful for treatment of SARS respiratory virus in Rhesus Macaque

RNAi therapeutic successful for treatment of SARS respiratory virus in Rhesus Macaque

Exposure to secondhand smoke kills as many women in China as does smoking

Exposure to secondhand smoke kills as many women in China as does smoking

Researchers to test whether cannabinoids can help chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients

Researchers to test whether cannabinoids can help chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients

Early life exposure to second-hand smoke can produce life-long respiratory problems

Early life exposure to second-hand smoke can produce life-long respiratory problems

Coronavirus HCoV-NL63 associated with croup

Coronavirus HCoV-NL63 associated with croup

FDA bans antibiotic use for poultry

FDA bans antibiotic use for poultry

Moraxella catarrhalis found to be responsible for 10 percent of exacerbations of COPD

Moraxella catarrhalis found to be responsible for 10 percent of exacerbations of COPD

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) rates in women skyrocket

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) rates in women skyrocket

Handwashing with soap could halve the incidence of diarrhoea in children in developing countries

Handwashing with soap could halve the incidence of diarrhoea in children in developing countries

Sirna Therapeutics granted new UK patents

Sirna Therapeutics granted new UK patents

Disruption of a single gene, Nrf2, plays a critical role in determining the susceptibility to asthma

Disruption of a single gene, Nrf2, plays a critical role in determining the susceptibility to asthma

Northern Ireland is leading the way with a strategy aimed at reducing the impact of respiratory disease

Northern Ireland is leading the way with a strategy aimed at reducing the impact of respiratory disease

New vaccine against whooping cough is effective in teens and adults

New vaccine against whooping cough is effective in teens and adults