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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

Booster vaccine that includes protection against pertussis shows promise

Booster vaccine that includes protection against pertussis shows promise

Mystery respiratory disease sweeping through greyhound population

Mystery respiratory disease sweeping through greyhound population

Paracetamol linked to asthma and reduced lung function

Paracetamol linked to asthma and reduced lung function

Canada spends more on stem cell research

Canada spends more on stem cell research

Being a couch potatoe may run in family

Being a couch potatoe may run in family

Its not just the Americans - Europeans are getting fat too!

Its not just the Americans - Europeans are getting fat too!

The gap in life expectancy between women and men is closing!

The gap in life expectancy between women and men is closing!